| Feb 19, 2013
| 2:41 PM
It is not unusual to see art that tackles social and political issues, but there's still something startling about Jeffrey Kent's solo show "Preach!" at the Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park.
The Baltimore artist zeros in on opposition by some...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 9:09 AM
There was a time when the lines between the practices of politics and journalism were clear-cut. Professional politicians did their thing, which was getting elected and getting others elected. Professional journalists did theirs, writing and telling how...
| Feb 7, 2013
For years, scholars and journalists have struggled without much success to define the Obama Doctrine — the president's foreign policy principles.
As a Democratic candidate, Barack Obama couldn't even define his own doctrine as he sought to succeed...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 4:19 PM
Awards handed out Sunday before the evening Grammy Awards telecast sometimes set the stage for what happens during the national TV broadcast. This year, the Black Keys got the momentum rolling by having a hand in three awards early on, including rock...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 2:30 PM
FX's first-year drama "The Americans" racked up four nominations for this year's Television Critics Association Awards as the cabler was the most honored network for the first time.
"The Americans" is nominated for Outstanding Achievement in Drama,...
| May 29, 2013
| 4:35 PM
You know what, maybe there is some justice in this world.
I was angry Monday when I saw David Axelrod, the latest Obama partisan hired by MSNBC, dare to take on Bob Schieffer, of CBS News.
At issue was a statement Schieffer made on his "Face the...
| May 8, 2013
| 9:00 AM
I am really getting tired of the invective and sarcasm shown by the likes of The Sun and MSNBC ("Don't save the planet" May 3). It is less and less logic and more just "shouting down the enemy".
I guess Andrew Green, Rachel Maddow, and others are...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 5:34 AM
Could it be that Washington does comedy better than the Hollywood movie studios?
Conan O'Brien and Barack Obama provided more laughter Saturday night at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner than you're likely to find this weekend at the...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 7:45 PM
Rand Paul did just fine at Howard University, thank you very much. Or at least, that’s how he remembers it.
Paul, GOP senator from Kentucky, told the Christian Science Monitor on Wednesday that his recent visit to Howard didn’t go so bad...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 10:59 AM
WASHINGTON -- Tea party titan Rand Paul, visiting Howard University on Wednesday, told students that he had been called "either brave or crazy to be here" at the historically black college.
Probably some of each: brave, because he's trying to sell...
| Apr 13, 2013
Within hours after Sen. Rand Paul's news-making speech at historically black Howard University, someone posted this new definition on the user-driven Urban Dictionary website of an awkward-sounding but quite timely verb: "whitesplain":
"The act of a...