Jonathan Capehart

02/06/2017 - 4:00pm

    On any level, President Donald Trump's "listening session" to mark Black History Month was an unenlightened hot mess.

    When Trump read from the sheet of paper in front of him, he did so with the confidence of an unsure student delivering a book report in front of the class. When the...

01/20/2017 - 11:15am

    That rhetorical firefight between President-elect Donald Trump and Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., is so utterly predictable.

    The civil rights icon, who paid for first-class rights to challenge authority with blood on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in 1965, said...

01/01/2017 - 6:00pm

    Talking to Valerie Jarrett about her time as senior adviser to President Barack Obama and specifically about that time he sang "Amazing Grace" in Charleston, S.C., on June 26, 2015, got me to thinking about other amazing moments of the Obama presidency. So, before Obama nostalgia hits full-...

12/15/2016 - 3:00pm

    "Do you think I ran a campaign where white supremacists had a platform? Are you going to look me in the face and tell me that?"

    That was the incredulous question posed by President-elect Donald Trump's campaign manager, Kellyanne...

11/28/2016 - 8:00am

    As enraging as it is that President-elect Donald Trump ran a racist and xenophobic presidential campaign, it is even more galling that he is elevating the man who unabashedly took white supremacy out of the shadows to a senior position in the White House.

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11/21/2016 - 2:00pm

    Let me share with you what a friend emailed me the other day.

    "Maybe you have this thing that i have," he wrote, "but i'm looking at my straight white male co-workers who are still gliding through their day unencumbered, and i...

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