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Friday, January 20, 2017 - 3:00pm
    When the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in 1968, he was in Memphis, supporting striking sanitation workers. By that time in his crusade for racial justice, he had elevated full employment to a key plank in his platform...
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 2:00pm
    For more than a century, our two organizations have fought on behalf of justice and equality. We have worked together on anti-lynching laws, school desegregation, voting rights legislation, hate crime laws and criminal-justice reform...
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
    President-elect Donald Trump is selecting nominees to run his government. It's no secret that I have deep reservations about the policy views of many of these nominees. I will vote against some of them.     But...
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 12:45pm
    Two big and passionate crowds have descended on Washington -- one thrilled by Donald Trump's inauguration, the other appalled.  Never in my lifetime has a new president been anticipated with such raw enthusiasm on one side...
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 12:30pm
    An ironic contradiction is likely to define the global economic community's convocation in Davos this week as it awaits Donald Trump's inauguration. There has not been so much anxiety about U.S. global leadership or about the...
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 12:15pm
    In November 2015, when most Republicans and political journalists, including this one, were discounting Donald Trump's ability to win the presidency, Trump tweeted an image of a thuggish-looking dark-skinned man holding a handgun...
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 12:00pm
    Rep. John Lewis is the son of sharecroppers. As a child, he wanted to be a preacher; he practiced by delivering fiery sermons to the family's chickens. But history had other plans for him: lunch counter sit-ins, Freedom Rides,...
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 11:45am
    In announcing the appointment of Carl Icahn as his new adviser on regulatory reform, President-elect Donald Trump characterized the Wall Street legend as "one of the world's great businessmen." By Trump standards, it...
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 11:30am
    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump sounds awfully certain about one thing. After North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declared on New Year's Day that his country was on the verge of testing an intercontinental ballistic missile capable...
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 11:15am
    That rhetorical firefight between President-elect Donald Trump and Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., is so utterly predictable.     The civil rights icon, who paid for first-class rights to challenge authority with blood on...
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 11:00am
    THE BIG IDEA: The Republican National Committee declared in 2013 that racism was over.     More precisely, under the leadership of incoming White House chief of staff Reince Priebus and press secretary Sean Spicer,...
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 10:45am
    At first glance, it sure seems as though President-elect Donald Trump is having his way with big corporations. No sooner does he slam a fist on his desk, demanding that companies add American jobs, than they issue press releases...
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 10:30am
    When Donald Trump was elected president, it felt to me like the most reckless thing our country had done in my lifetime. But like many Americans, I hoped for the best: He’ll grow into the job. He’ll surround himself with...
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 10:15am
    The week leading up to the presidential inauguration brought streams, if not floods, of pee jokes. You might even say it was the number one opportunity for scatological humor since the poop cruise of 2013.     My...
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 10:00am
    The last Martin Luther King Jr. Day before America's first black president handed power over to Donald Trump was always going to be awkward. Rep. John Lewis, D-Georgia, determined just how awkward it would be when he told Chuck...
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