Colbert I. King

06/30/2016 - 12:00am

    "We don't know anything about Hillary in terms of religion," said Donald Trump, while speaking to a group of Christian leaders in New York. "Now, she's been in the public eye for years and years, and yet there's no - there's nothing out there." Trump, of course, is dead wrong about...

06/22/2016 - 11:00am

    "Ignoramus," according to Merriam-Webster, was the name of a fictional 17th-century lawyer who regarded himself as rather shrewd when, in fact, he was quite foolish and ignorant. Enter Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee who...

06/14/2016 - 5:00pm

    At this stage in the presidential election, nothing is more important than GOTV - "get out the vote." The rallies, the conventions, the debates, the onslaught of negative TV ads, and the cheer and smear campaigns, all those come in a distant second....

05/13/2016 - 12:00am

    President Obama's commencement address at Howard University on Saturday rounds out, at least for me, a nine-year journalistic odyssey that began with a photo taken with then-Sen. Barack Obama at a pre-Democratic presidential debate reception on Howard's campus...

04/19/2016 - 3:00pm

    The 1862 act authorizing the freeing of all slaves in our nation's capital was received with great joy among the city's abolitionists and enslaved blacks. That Emancipation Day event is being celebrated this weekend in Washington.

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04/06/2016 - 9:00am

    On Easter morning, the congregation at the historic St. Mary's Episcopal Church in the District of Columbia's Foggy Bottom community prayed for those caught up in tragedies in Brussels and Ivory Coast.

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