Colbert I. King

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.

    Probably no one in...

02/09/2016 - 3:00pm

    The Hillary Clinton email issue is developing into a real whodunit, complete with Clintonesque legal semantics. "I never sent or received any material marked classified," she said with respect to the discovery of classified information on her private,...

02/02/2016 - 6:00pm

    Wednesday evening at the Embassy of Israel, I observed two unforgettable firsts.

    Until then, no Israeli ceremony honoring non-Jews who risked their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust had ever been held...

01/27/2016 - 10:00am

    Last week, the Anglican Communion, the worldwide collection of national and regional churches that consider themselves Anglican or Episcopalian, suspended the U.S. Episcopal Church from full participation in the global body because of its decision to perform same-sex...

12/15/2015 - 10:00am

    Welcome to the Islamic Scare era, in which the nation becomes engulfed in a Donald Trump- induced fear of embedded Muslims planning terrorist attacks against the homeland. The United States has been through a phase like this before.

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12/08/2015 - 3:00pm

    An old love song speaks of "the little ordinary things that everyone ought to do." That phrase used to cover instructions such as: "Take out the trash," "brush your teeth," "close cover before striking," "look both ways...

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