EDITORIAL: Ferguson Redux

While attending the Congressional Black Caucus legislative weekend last week, Rep. Emanuel Cleaver expressed a fear that’s in the back of many people's minds: that there could be further unrest in Ferguson if the grand jury doesn't return an indictment ...

EDITORIAL: Someone Dropped the Ball

The last seven years — and the recession that has battered the U.S. since — haven’t been kind to many of this country's small businesses.

CURRY: NFL Domestic Abusers Get Tap on Wrist

The NFL has imposed a lifetime ban on Ray Rice, yet rarely disciplines other brazen offenders.

EDITORIAL: Spare the Rod and Spoil the Child

When we were young, getting a “beating” served as one of a range of options available to responsible adults across a continuum of discipline.

EDITORIAL: To Protect and Serve

One of Washington, D.C.’s finest showed himself to be squarely in the ranks of the grossly ill-informed when, in early September, while effecting an arrest, he tried to intimidate and harass a Washington Post mobile editor filming the incident.

MALVEAUX: America Needs a Raise

The Dow Jones Industrial Average has been floating at or above the 17,000 mark in the past two months — an all-time high. Who gets the wealth, though?

EDITORIAL: Time for Change

In the history of the Republic, this crop has the dubious distinction of being perhaps the worst, laziest and most torpid Congress ever.

EDITORIAL: Mental Health

Actor and comedian Robin Williams' death by suicide last month put the spotlight on suicide and its relationship to mental health.

EDITORIAL: In the Midst of Plenty…

It's jarring to drive or walk around the District and see homeless people in doorways, on grates, under bridges and elsewhere around the city. This state of affairs is especially troubling given the tremendous wealth that resides in the nation's ...

EDITORIAL: Excellence, Inc.

The teams that competed in this year's Little League World Series are still basking in their success though they didn't cop the big prize.


Can't wait, can't wait! That’s all I can say about the AT&T Nation's Football Classic game at RFK Stadium between my Howard University Bison and the Morehouse College Maroon Tigers.

EDITORIAL: Obama and the U.S. in Iraq

As fighters for the Islamic State of Iraq in the Levant continue their lightning-quick invasion and capture of significant sections of northern Iraq — and their murderous rampage against anyone who's not Sunni — the U.S. is being dragged back ...

EDITORIAL: The All-Seeing Eye

The City of Greenbelt recently joined a growing number of municipalities that plan or have already installed automated license plate readers. The mounted reader, which is capable of scanning 1,000 license plates a second, will operate 24 hours a day.

EDITORIAL: A Sign of the Times

When we were young, our parents and grandparents when surprised by tumultuous events, would from time to time say, “This is the end of times.” A story coming out of Virginia made us think of that.

EDITORIAL: Hands Up, Don't Shoot

The murder of 18-year-old Mike Brown by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9 has again torn the scab off this country's festering racial wounds.