In a recent article I posed the question, “Hey, Chocolate City, where da money at?”
After the vote in the House of Representatives to slash the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, I wrote a column against cutting food stamps. This column generated more than 5,200 online comments and hundreds of e-mails.
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley couldn’t resist putting in his two cents worth about Baltimore’s recent crime surge.
Since the onset of the foreclosure crisis, research reports from esteemed universities and policy institutes have documented what went wrong. A new report offers us a different perspective, one that views the creation of a strong middle class as the ...
Within the Republican Party, there is what I call this mystery of the black conservative.
This is growing tiresome. The end of the federal fiscal year (September 30) always entails a messy political battle of some kind in Congress. Usually, it’s Democrat versus Republican or House versus Senate or Congress versus the White House.
The Washington Navy Yard shooting has prompted a global review of security at U.S. military bases. The attack in Benghazi prompted a global review of security at U.S. diplomatic posts.
They aren’t that good. I’m talking about the 2013 edition of my beloved Baltimore Ravens.
COMMENTARY-Webster-navy-yard-shooting----2-Image(s) Available (Originally Published: 9/18/2013 2:18 PM) (Updated with Images: 9/18/2013 3:49 PM) Highlights Washington Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis had background of violent incidents, misconduct Daniel Webster: How could someone like Alexis legally buy and carry loaded firearms? He ...
While significant details about the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday remain obscure, as with every such incident, the first question that people want answered is this: Could something have been done to save those innocent lives?
The deal being discussed by President Barack Obama and Russia to have Syria relinquish control of its chemical weapons is hardly a perfect compromise.
In my time as an organizer, I have been guided by the words of many people— activists and authors, colleagues and friends. But the most powerful lesson I ever received about the struggle for civil and human rights came in ...
There are STILL black folks mad at CNN on-air personality Don Lemon.
There are those who feel our esteemed Stephanie Rawlings-Blake (SRB), our beloved Mayor Vroom Vroom, is the worst city chief executive in the land.
To use a poker term, President Barack Obama has decided to “go all in” on launching a military strike against Syria. Late last month, he seemed determined to strike Syria on his own authority.