Colbert I. King

11/26/2016 - 4:00pm

    What is a Christian?

    Now, hold on. The question isn't some roundabout attempt to use an opinion piece to promote or knock a particular faith. Rather, it spotlights a search of another kind.

    "What is a Christian?" grows out of an...

09/08/2016 - 8:00am

    Call to mind Ed Brooke,the D.C.-born late U.S. senator from Massachusetts. Think of abolitionist, orator and author Frederick Douglass, and civil rights leader James Farmer. The three were separated by occupation, and in Douglass' case, generations. But they had...

09/01/2016 - 5:00pm

    A week's worth of daily meditation readings in the publication "Forward Day by Day" put me in a different frame of mind as I approached this column. "If you remove the yoke from among you, the pointing of the finger, the speaking of evil . . . then...

08/19/2016 - 10:00am

    The whole thing would be laughable, a real thigh- slapper, if the danger weren't so real.

    The Trump Organization, led by arch First Amendment foe Donald Trump, has worked out a traffic arrangement with...

08/11/2016 - 4:00pm

    In the fullness of time - no, make that within a matter of weeks - one of the world's most famous streets, our own "Grand Avenue" and "America's Main Street," will once again be stained by the presence of a mean-spirited man who smeared and...

08/04/2016 - 6:00pm

    Who knows what the Trump family thinks about the District of Columbia government. Better understood, perhaps, is the regard that the Republican presidential nominee and his family have for D.C.'s Democratic mayor, Muriel Bowser. That is, if regard is measured in...

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