Colbert I. King

01/11/2017 - 8:00pm

    Next to the White House, the most talked-about federal entity in my world of the '50s and '60s was the Justice Department. Few editions of the Washington Afro American newspaper or weekly Jet magazine failed to contain mention of a DOJ action in civil rights enforcement. Bring up the scourge of discrimination, and Justice was there, or so it...

01/04/2017 - 9:00am

    Could there be a Trump-Putin Pact in our future? Could President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, united in their mutual admiration despite ideological differences, enter into a straightforward nonaggression agreement, in which the United States and Russia pledge "to desist from...

12/29/2016 - 7:00pm

    As a kid, the 24 hours leading up to Christmas were always the longest day of my life. Time fought to stand still, grudgingly giving way to the movement of the clock's hands.

    I wanted the day out of the way in time for the great vigil - an event...

11/26/2016 - 4:00pm

    What is a Christian?

    Now, hold on. The question isn't some roundabout attempt to use an opinion piece to promote or knock a particular faith. Rather, it spotlights a search of another kind.

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11/03/2016 - 12:00am

    I have spent much of my weekends of late at gatherings in houses of worship discussing some aspect of the presidential election. Never has 19th-century Episcopal rector Phillips Brooks'sprayer "Open wide the eyes of my soul that I may see good in all things" been more tested.

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10/20/2016 - 4:00pm

    Welcome to the University of Nevada at Las Vegas and the third "Unseemly Clash of the Candidates" brought to you by the Commission on Presidential Debates. This final contest comes on the heels of two equally ugly and disgusting performances, on Sept. 26 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New...

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