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09/28/2016 - 1:00pm

    Days before the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture near the Washington Monument, a couple of bizarre political developments illustrated why we Americans need it.

    And I do mean all Americans. "Even if you think this isn't your story," as the museum...

09/08/2016 - 1:00pm

    In this summer of raw identity politics, it is ironically appropriate that everyone's favorite fake black woman, Rachel Dolezal, is back in the news.

    Dolezal, you surely recall, was the local NAACP...

09/06/2016 - 5:00pm

    Donald Trump is a political commentator's dream in the usually news-challenged weeks of late summer when we're looking for someone to complain about.

    For example, he rejects "political...

09/02/2016 - 2:00pm

    Today's presidential race unfortunately reminds me of the bitter 1991 gubernatorial runoff in Louisiana, a state long associated with colorful politics.

    That was the runoff that pitted former Ku Klux...

08/30/2016 - 7:00pm

    As Donald Trump expressed "regret" for saying "the wrong thing" sometimes in his campaign, I thought he was going to break into song:

    "Regrets, I've had a few/ But then again,...

08/26/2016 - 8:00am

    Back in the early 1990s, when our son was 4 years old and accustomed to seeing his dad on a certain Washington-based public television talk show, he'd annoy us by skipping through the house singing, "Bye-bye! Bye-bye...!"

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