Clarence Page

08/22/2016 - 4:00pm

    When I caught up with J.D. Vance, he still sounded a bit bemused by the success of his colorfully titled book, "Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and a Culture in Crisis."

    "I was just hoping to get some attention," he told me in a...

07/15/2016 - 2:00pm

    I have never been entirely comfortable with the name that the Black Lives Matter movement chose for itself.

    I get their point. The group's founders didn't mean to imply that other people's lives...

07/07/2016 - 4:00pm

    I like Bill and Hillary Clinton, but they don't make it easy.

    For more than a quarter century I have watched them slip and out of scandals, most of which were either generated or exaggerated by their...

07/05/2016 - 2:00pm

            When singer/writer/rapper Lin-Manuel Miranda announced at a White House event five years ago that he was working on "a hip-hop album about somebody who I think embodies hip-hop -- Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton," everybody laughed.


07/02/2016 - 4:00pm

    Since I'm not a regular viewer of "Grey's Anatomy," I didn't know who the actor Jesse Williams was until his eloquent rants about the state of race in America popped up in viral internet videos.


06/29/2016 - 9:00pm

    Many people see striking similarities between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Great Britain's vote to leave the European Union. One of those people is Donald Trump.

    The presumptive...

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