DANIELS: When the GOP Had Integrity

One of the many questions provoked by the “open letter” 47 Republican senators published last week to try to wreck the multinational effort led by the Obama administration to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons is this: Do they understand ...

CURRY: Below-the-Belt Attacks on the Obamas

No United States president or first family has been more disrespected than the Obamas.

CHAVIS: 188 Years of Black Press Excellence in USA

In recognition of the 75th anniversary of the National Newspaper Publishers Association, I believe it is important to emphasize both the historical and contemporary mission, value and success of the black press in America.

CHAVOUS: Educating the Kids Nobody Wants

At some point, our education elite will wake up to the fact that one size does not fit all.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Serving the Needy

An article in your latest edition has caused me to decide to volunteer in this community.

MUHAMMAD: Lies, or a Fair Warning on Capitol Hill?

Would a foreign sovereign, invited to address a joint session of the U.S. Congress, openly lie to the World's Most Deliberative Body? If the head of state is Israel's prime minister, it appears the answer is yes.

MALVEAUX: Let Members of Congress Live Like Other People

All too often, good legislation is supported only when someone with a personal agenda is able to add an amendment to further that agenda.

MARIAN WRIGHT EDELMAN: Our Failure to Measure Up

Too much and for too long, we seem to have surrendered personal excellence and community values in the mere accumulation of material things.

DANIELS: Black Americans' Threat from Whites Wearing Badges

Is Raymond Wilford, a 26-year-old black Seattle resident, not dead or seriously injured only because the white mall security officer who maced and then arrested him didn't have a gun?

CURRY: LBJ Defenders Cheapen His Legacy

Lyndon B. Johnson has done more to help African-Americans and poor people than any modern president. But his defenders are cheapening his legacy by inflating his accomplishments.

CHAVIS: Systematic Racism in America

The U.S. Department of Justice report on the Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department sheds a brighter light on a serious racial injustice malignancy that is not isolated or unique to that besieged city.

EDITORIAL: Streetcars, Yea or Nay

For D.C.'s newest residents, streetcars represent a modern addition to cities, an aesthetically pleasing part of gentrification.

EDITORIAL: For Women, the Struggle for Equality Continues

The global celebration of International Women's Day while serving as an opportunity to regale their contributions is also a marker of how far women still have to go to achieve parity.


I noticed in the Feb. 26, 2015, edition of The Washington Informer quite a few articles from the Howard University News Service. Are the writers of these articles students? If so, how wonderful for these students to get their stories ...

MUHAMMAD: Are Republicans Incapable of Governing America?

Has the Republican Party rendered itself incapable of governing the United States of America? It certainly appears to have done so.