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EDITORIAL: Denise W. Barnes, Rest In Peace

The Washington Informer lost one of its own on June 18, when senior editor Denise Wall Barnes died following a long illness.

EDITORIAL: Considering the South Carolina Massacre

What will it take to label Dylann Roof's actions terrorist?

EDITORIAL: Metrorail Lurches from Crisis to Crisis

Metrorail's problems with the operation of its trains and ancillary services continue.

EDITORIAL: Tamir Rice's Blood Cries Out for Justice

Six months ago, a police car slid to a stop in front of a 12-year-old boy playing with a toy gun at a gazebo near his house. Within seconds of the car skidding to a halt, the officer on the ...

EDITORIAL: Public Safety or Racial Profiling?

Like so many videos involving police interactions with people of color, the video shot over the weekend in McKinney, Texas is difficult to watch.

EDITORIAL: Charnice Milton, Rest In Peace

We mourn the loss of a young woman who by all accounts was a gifted reporter with the ability to gain the trust of sources and who produced stories about issues and individuals east of the river with depth and ...

EDITORIAL: Banks Too Big to Punish?

The Department of Justice fancies itself to be the big dog sitting atop the world of crime and punishment, ready to levy punishment for criminal behavior, but when it comes to punishing banks, it's a puppy with rubber teeth.

EDITORIAL: Take Charge of Your Health

Every year, it seems, we're told that Americans are getting more obese and less active.

EDITORIAL: Justice Denied — Again

The Cleveland Police Department represents everything that is foul and dirty about some in law enforcement.

EDITORIAL: Penny Wise and Pound Foolish

There seems to be no shortage of discord among D.C. Council members and between them and the Bowser administration over police body cameras.

EDITORIAL: No More Vacancies on the D.C. Council

We hope the council will closely examine the state of police-community relations, consider developing a citizens' review board with real teeth and pressure the Metropolitan Police Department to stop D.C.’s version of "stop-and-frisk."

EDITORIAL: As America's Infrastructure Crumbles, Congress Diddles

We do not yet know the specific reason or reasons why the Amtrak commuter train heading to New York last week crashed. Yet what the crash just north of Philadelphia has done is cast light on another problem that has ...

EDITORIAL: Helping Hands at Howard University

The recent decision by Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick to solicit the financial assistance of Howard University alumni to help prospective graduates is one we applaud.

EDITORIAL: Of Body Cams and Transparency

For the last two to three years, cellphone cameras and other devices have begun to transform the terrain on which police officers deal with people of color in this country.

EDITORIAL: Justice at Last?

Maryland State Attorney Marilyn Mosby's decision to bring charges against the six police officers implicated in Freddie Gray's death has helped quell the anger and resentment that fueled the looting and burning that rocked Baltimore last week.

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