Colbert I. King

04/19/2016 - 3:00pm

    The 1862 act authorizing the freeing of all slaves in our nation's capital was received with great joy among the city's abolitionists and enslaved blacks. That Emancipation Day event is being celebrated this weekend in Washington.

    Probably no one in...

04/06/2016 - 9:00am

    On Easter morning, the congregation at the historic St. Mary's Episcopal Church in the District of Columbia's Foggy Bottom community prayed for those caught up in tragedies in Brussels and Ivory Coast.

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03/29/2016 - 4:00pm

    The 2016 Republican presidential primary season seems like a long, frightening dream. Except the source of terror is real. It comes in the form of Donald John Trump Sr. - the white man's Marion Barry - who stands a good chance of becoming the Republican nominee for...

03/16/2016 - 12:00am

    The accomplishments of four leaders recognized this week at the Women in the World salon in Washington - a Tina Brown- sponsored platform for women on the front lines of change around the world - are awe-inspiring. The honorees' compelling and inspirational stories...

03/09/2016 - 3:00pm

    This is shaping up to be a seminal year in American politics. What was unthinkable six months ago is emerging as a strong possibility today: Donald Trump may be on his way to becoming the Republican nominee for president of the United States.

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03/02/2016 - 11:00am

    We are in the waning hours of African American History Month - the time set aside each year to reflect on black struggles and sacrifices to achieve America's promise.

    My recognition of African American...

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