EDITORIAL: Should We Care about Trump’s First Visit to a Black Church?

Donald Trump visited a Black church in Detroit last Saturday, perhaps in efforts to overcome a reputation for offending the sensibilities of African-Americans.

EDITORIAL: D.C. Could Learn from Albuquerque's Plan for the Homeless

D.C. could learn from Albuquerque’s program and commitment to a community often unable to fend for itself.

EDITORIAL: Md. Foster Care Program Must Protects Its LGBT Youth

Every child matters, every child has potential, every child deserves a chance to succeed. But it can be even more difficult when the child is a member of the foster care system and is seeking to find their way as ...

EDITORIAL: Four Stabbings in One Hour Underscore Rise in D.C. Violence

D.C. is in the throes of an escalation of violence with 90 homicides recorded so far this year, and we fear more are on the way.


I kept reading the article hoping for some clue as to how the police view Blacks, but it didn't give it up, so I guess I will have to read the book.

EDITORIAL: Olympics Underscore Benefits of America's Diversity

Who says America doesn't win anymore?

EDITORIAL: Two D.C. Schools Hope to Make Difference

With the $127 million overhaul of Roosevelt High in the Petworth community finally completed and reopening this school year, and the grand opening of Ron Brown College Preparatory High School in northwest, D.C. Public Schools has made a bold step ...

EDITORIAL: Will Milwaukee Become the New Baltimore?

Will Milwaukee become the new Baltimore, a city torn apart by violence and fueled by years of anger and frustration among many Blacks that have now reached their boiling point?

EDITORIAL: Orange Does the Right Thing for All Citizens

Council member Vincent B. Orange officially resigned on Monday and is readying himself to take over as the new head of the D.C. Chamber of Commerce. It was the right thing to do.

EDITORIAL: At NABJ, Emails Placed Above Black Lives

In a column this week, National Newspaper Publishers Association President and CEO Dr. Ben Chavis authoritatively explained why Black-owned newspapers matter.

EDITORIAL: End of the Summer Slide

We wholeheartedly agree that most of these students will do well by getting back into the classroom now, so long as they are met by enthusiastic educators that are ready and prepared to deliver quality instruction with the resources they ...

EDITORIAL: To Protect Voting Rights, Vote!

It concerns us deeply to hear those who say they will not vote in the upcoming general election in November due to their dissatisfaction with the candidates.

EDITORIAL: Backyard Pools: Deathtrap for Many Young Children

It's been a record-high hot summer across the U.S., causing a slew of adults and youth alike to seek temporary relief in their local lakes, rivers and pools. But parents, guardians and caregivers should be on alert, especially when it ...

EDITORIAL: Bernie Supporters — Time to Get On Board

Now that Hillary Rodham Clinton has won the nomination of the Democratic Party and is poised to become the first woman president of the United States of America, the race to the White House has heightened in intensity.

EDITORIAL: Have Historic Civil Rights Groups Lost Their Relevancy?

With various lines being drawn in the sand over things like religious preference, educational attainment, sexual orientation and class and gender differences, we must recognize that it's impossible to force the "square pegs" that represent America’s hallowed diversity into "one-dimensional ...