Colbert I. King

01/16/2017 - 4:00pm

    Watching President-elect Donald Trump's falsehood-filled news conference this week, thinking back over his foul, nasty campaign, an election stained with slurs, serial insults, black voter suppression and an outcome influenced by Russia, and looking ahead with dread to his swearing-in Friday as president of the United States of America, a small,...

10/20/2016 - 4:00pm

    Welcome to the University of Nevada at Las Vegas and the third "Unseemly Clash of the Candidates" brought to you by the Commission on Presidential Debates. This final contest comes on the heels of two equally ugly and disgusting performances, on Sept. 26 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New...

10/05/2016 - 6:00pm

    How about we hold off on dancing in the end zone in celebration of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture? And let's quit wasting time in pursuit of black celebrityhood. What about the danger staring us in the face?

    The...

09/28/2016 - 6:00pm

    This weekend, Washington is the place to be - to see and be seen - at the opening of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture. Twenty-five years from now, there will be no African American in the United States who was not in this city on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016....

09/13/2016 - 3:00pm

    "A New York Times report sheds new light on the close ties between Donald Trump's campaign chairman and Kremlin cronies in Ukraine and elsewhere" - the Atlantic, Aug. 15. "U.S. investigating potential covert Russian plan to disrupt November elections" - The Post, Sept. 6. "...

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...

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