More Black denials than access to mortgages

The nation’s oldest minority professional real estate trade association recently held its 68th annual convention in Houston. Founded in July 1947, the National Association...

A statue for Marion Barry and for us

Marion Barry, Jr. was the longest-serving mayor of Washington, D.C. The people and the pundits of Washington gave him the moniker “Mayor for Life”...

Leadership is silent on domestic terrorism

Twenty-two people died and more than 50 were injured when a terrorist jihadist released a bomb at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England...

What shall we do now?

There are few surprises in Washington, D.C., politics. We’ve been reduced to exhausting ourselves determining when this administration is being hyperbolic, using “alternative facts”...

Reinstate DACA and protect Dreamers

An overwhelming majority of voters – about 85 percent – are opposed to deporting immigrants who are eligible for the Deferred Action for Childhood...

It’s all about the power

Let’s begin with the truth, something rare in Washington, D.C. While sexual harassment or sexual assault may result in physical injury, it is almost certainly...

We can’t allow the 2016 federal elections to stand

We now know beyond all doubt that Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. elections to help Donald J. Trump and certain Republican congressional candidates...

Improve Black women’s access to reproductive healthcare

I’ve been a practicing OB/GYN for nearly 15 years, long enough to see patient after patient struggle through the web of systemic barriers that...

Don’t rush to judgment on Bill Cosby

EVIN COSBY GUEST COMMENTARY I am the youngest of five. I remember our family trips and moving to New York City just so we could be...

Trump’s travel ban betrays American values


As a Republican candidate running for the nation’s highest office, Donald Trump promised an enthusiastic crowd of supporters that in the wake of the...

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