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  • NAACP is a fading force [Letter]

    NAACP is a fading force [Letter]
    Thank goodness someone from the African-American community has spoken up about the leadership and the fading star of the NAACP ("Jealous' legacy at the NAACP is far from laudable," May 21). Until there is new leadership and one who refuses to be a pawn of a political party, the NAACP will continue to become irrelevant for many of its constituents because of the obvious bias. I don't know new NAACP President Cornell Brooks, and that seems to be a problem that few do know him, but maybe he can provide necessary leadership and the media will not continue to go to Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson as spokesmen for the African-American community.
  • Seth Meyers on best SNL memories and making it in latenight

    Seth Meyers on best SNL memories and making it in latenight
    The conventional wisdom says everything on network TV is in decline. Network news is a dinosaur crawling to the boneyard. The networks don’t have one drama that can start to compete with cable or Netflix. And I dare you to name six sitcoms that you...

    Dems get a pass from P.C. police [Commentary]

    Dems get a pass from P.C. police [Commentary]
    "Political cover" is a powerful phenomenon in contemporary politics. But it can make voters plenty cynical about the ways and means of political warfare. It's typically utilized wherever a well-known progressive Democrat speaks or acts outside of...

    Marylander of the Year: Benjamin Todd Jealous [Editorial]

    Marylander of the Year: Benjamin Todd Jealous  [Editorial]
    In the spring of 2008, as the prospect that America would elect its first black president became more and more likely, the organization that did as much as any to make that watershed possible had fallen on hard times. The National Association for the...

    Ivey touts Prince George's connection in her campaign

    Ivey touts Prince George's connection in her campaign
    The budding political career of Jolene Ivey began when she was elected class representative as a senior at High Point High in Beltsville in 1978. "It was the first time I ran for anything. You would have thought I was running for president of the United...