MORIAL: The State of Black America — Part 2, Jobs

A number of students — our future workforce — may encounter an America and a job market that is hostile to the principles of economic mobility on which our country was founded.

EDITORIAL: Iran Nuclear Agreement on the Horizon

President Barack Obama is basking in the glow of success after what several senior administration officials characterized on Friday as tough and sometimes intense negotiations that have produced the framework for a comprehensive nuclear deal.

EDITORIAL: Bowser and Racine Butt Heads

Mayor Muriel Bowser finds herself at odds with her Attorney General Karl Racine over a bill she submitted to the city council that he asserts would significantly diminish his role and ability to represent D.C. residents interests.

MUHAMMAD: Obama Wagers His Destiny on Diplomacy

President Barack Obama has wagered the legacy of his presidency on diplomacy instead of on war in reaching a framework agreement on limiting Iran's nuclear ambitions.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Celebrating the Black Press

Thank you so much for your coverage of the National Newspaper Publishers Association Week held in Washington, D.C.

CHAVIS: Maxine Waters Works to Shrink Wealth Gap

One of leading freedom fighters in the United States Congress is none other than the extraordinarily dynamic Maxine Waters.

CURRY: Wade and the 'First Family of the Housing Projects'

Approximately three weeks ago, I suffered a mild heart attack. Shortly afterwards, Robert T. Wade, a longtime family friend in Tuscaloosa, Ala., died at the age of 94. Against the advice of close friends and even some relatives, I attended ...

DANIELS: Free Speech Hypocrisy

This winter the media's been ablaze with stories about racist, homophobic and sexist slurs being hurled this way and that by college students and other adults.

EDELMAN/HARTZOG: Time for Justice for Children in New York

Under New York's juvenile justice system, a child as young as 7 can be arrested for a crime, and a 16-year-old is automatically charged as an adult.

FIELDS: Young, Gifted, Black and Abused

In the course of one week we witnessed the burden of being young, gifted and black.

MORIAL: The State of Black America — Part 1, Education

There's no other way to say it. Black America is in crisis.

MUHAMMAD: Republican 2016 Death Star: 'All Aboard'

There is absolutely no chance that Republican Party leaders will pay attention to a single word I say, so I feel no guilt about giving them good advice which might help them win the presidential and senate election derby in ...

EDITORIAL: Indiana in the Spotlight for the Wrong Reason

D.C. Council member David Grosso joined a growing group of critics in the political sphere Monday who moved to punish the state of Indiana in response to a bill passed last week that is largely believed to discriminate against gay ...


Every citizen of the District of Columbia should feel a sense of outrage and betrayal by Ron Machen Jr., the U.S. Attorney who knowingly sabotaged the D.C. mayoral election by putting forth the assumption that former Mayor Vincent Gray had ...

EDITORIAL: Loretta Lynch Deserves to be Confirmed

It's been more than 160 days that Loretta Lynch, Brooklyn's top prosecutor, has languished, waiting for the Senate to confirm her.