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MUHAMMAD: Time to Give President His 'Obamacare' Respect

Congratulations, President Obama and team!

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Voting is Essential

It should have been a crime what some in the District did, or didn't do.

EDITORIAL: Henderson Deserves the Chance to Carry On

Kaya Henderson has put forth an agenda that’s been working and, unless someone else can step to the plate with far better offerings, at the very least deserves the opportunity to continue carrying out initiatives that are bringing our schools ...

EDITORIAL: Right Question, Wrong Answer

We commend Congressman Cedric Richmond for questioning U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on the timing of the federal prosecutor's decision to announce allegations that D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray knew about the shadow campaign funded by Jeff Thompson.

JESSE JACKSON: GOP’s Shameful Treatment of the Powerless

The Bible's injunction that we shall be judged by how we have treated the "least of these" (Matthew 25:40) appears in different forms in virtually every religion or faith. And surely the measure of a country is how it treats ...

SPRIGGS: Republicans Out On a Limb

The problem for the Republicans is that the children of the middle are facing low wages, the lack of employer-provided health insurance and they need help like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program to hold on.

MALVEAUX: An Attention Span Beyond Flight 370

The media is used to rivet attention toward an issue or challenge. Unfortunately, it has rarely been used for good.

FLETCHER: Russia is Not the Only Aggressor

I have found myself getting a bit nervous as I hear various U.S. politicians rattling their swords in response to the Russian aggression in the Crimea. Before we lose our minds in this crisis, let's consider a few things.

MARIAN WRIGHT EDELMAN: Ella Baker, My Civil Rights Heroine

Ella Baker was an outspoken warrior against injustice and inequality her entire life, and always, always unwilling to rest.

CLINGMAN: When Elephants and Donkeys Fight

We watch the two parties fight every day, and then we take sides and jump in. Who is hurt by that? Certainly not them.

MUHAMMAD: On Playing, and Winning … and Winning

Athletic competition has a lot in common with military combat.

ALFORD: 'Gainful Employment' Rule Throws Black Students for a Loss

At a time when American employers desperately need an educated, skilled workforce to sustain economic recovery, a confused and conflicted White House is hurting the underserved communities it claims to support.

EDITORIAL: Relisha's Young Face Tells More

It's been a month now since Relisha Rudd went missing.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Gay Rights Are Our Rights

It's hard to find a better example of black self-hatred than William Reed's recent column, "Out of the Closet Onto the Altar" which appeared in the March 13 edition.

JESSE JACKSON: Big Money for College Sports, Nothing for Players

Many who love college sports can't bear to think of it as polluted by money. But here's the reality: it already is.