Colbert I. King

05/07/2015 - 3:34pm

    It could have been billed as a postmortem on what we have been witnessing in Baltimore, except the event occurred 10 days before "Charm City" unceremoniously lost its luster. The event was an April 16 forum at Howard University - "From Protest to Policy: A Bipartisan Approach to Criminal...

01/30/2015 - 12:11am

    A reader of last week's column about Islamist extremism wrote, "It is not really about Islam. It is about things you understand all too well: poverty, alienation, disenfranchisement, and a search for meaning and identity. Identifying with Muslim...

01/23/2015 - 3:31am

    Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser was right to speak out on the terrorist attacks in Paris. Washington and Paris have been sister cities since 2000. Those heinous acts against freedom of speech, Bowser noted, only strengthen the bond between the two capitals...

12/24/2014 - 2:29pm

    "He's making a list, checking it twice, going to find out who's naughty or nice . . ."

    Santa Claus does not, of course, need any help in deciding among the deserving and...

12/04/2014 - 3:40pm

    My 102-year-old mother-in-law, Henryne Walker Stewart Goode, whom we buried a week ago at the Walker family cemetery in Okolona, Mississippi, often told an unforgettable story at our kitchen table.

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10/02/2014 - 4:01pm

    It was so sad. I'm sure there are other words to describe what I saw Wednesday morning. But that word comes to mind.

    The body was covered with a white sheet. It was lying on a grassy area in...

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