Colbert I. King

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 the District of Columbia government that one free-...

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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03/29/2016 - 4:00pm

    The 2016 Republican presidential primary season seems like a long, frightening dream. Except the source of terror is real. It comes in the form of Donald John Trump Sr. - the white man's Marion Barry - who stands a good chance of becoming the Republican nominee for...

03/16/2016 - 12:00am

    The accomplishments of four leaders recognized this week at the Women in the World salon in Washington - a Tina Brown- sponsored platform for women on the front lines of change around the world - are awe-inspiring. The honorees' compelling and inspirational stories...

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