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.
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?
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.
Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Reince Priebus inherited a simple mission: stop inflaming racism and expand the voter base beyond white, male America.
Mayor Stephanie “Vroom Vroom” Rawlings-Blake can’t be happy about the story that appeared in the August 25, 2013 edition of The Baltimore Sun.
Help me, I'm suffering from acute race fatigue!
On August 28, Americans will observe the 50th anniversary of the "March on Washington" civil rights rally.
Got books? If you do, then you must have spent this summer reading as many books as I have. As I did in a previous column, I’ll recommend some more books from my summer reading list.