| Apr 6, 2012
| 12:00 PM
The once venerable and respected NBC was exposed by Fox News to have edited the tape of the telephone call between George Zimmerman and the police by eliminating pertinent portions of the conversation to make it appear that the unfortunate killing was...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 3:04 AM
At the 2004 Democratic National Convention in Boston, Sen. Barack Obama said, "There is not a black America and a white America and Latino America and Asian America -- there is the United States of America."
Those were welcome and commendable words....
| May 24, 2012
| 7:30 AM
The recent editorial "Baltimore and bigotry" *May 18) regarding Del. Pat McDonough was by far the most hypocritical thing I have ever encountered in The Sun.
When it's black youth in a mob scene in downtown Baltimore, "race isn't pertinent." But when its...
| May 26, 2012
| 8:00 AM
I agree with Del Pat McDonough for telling it like it is ("Baltimore and bigotry," May 22). He is the only delegate who has the guts to tell the truth. He was just calling it as it was.
You have no right to get on him for that. Delegate McDonough didn'...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 6:57 AM
A man with salt-and-pepper hair stood recently in front of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, glaring at an oversized poster promoting a reading Monday night by the cultural critic Touré from his new book, "Who's Afraid of Post-Blackness?"
| Dec 25, 2011
In Iowan Meredith Willson's "The Music Man," Marian, the River City librarian, spends a lot of time looking for love, while pretending not to. In the end she does, in fact, find it, with a huckster — a man who may be slightly less than sincere. We...
| Jul 31, 2011
| 5:00 AM
There was a quake last week, but you likely didn't feel it.
See, this particular quake was not of the Earth, involved no shifting of the planetary crust. No, what shifted was a paradigm, and the implications are hopeful and profound.
On Tuesday, you...
| Sep 28, 2008
Everyone wants to meet the new guy. And so as Benjamin Todd Jealous works the room at Baltimore's Annie E. Casey Foundation, there is a receiving line of sorts that forms everywhere he turns.
Roslyn M. Brock, vice chairman of the National Association...
| Nov 10, 2008
| 4:22 PM
American Idol Season 3 winner Fantasia Barrino sang at the funeral of Jennifer Hudson's dead family members last week in Chicago. The two competed against each other on the show. Jesse Jackson and Chicago Mayor Richard Daley spoke at the service. American...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 8:03 PM
For decades, he was among the nation's best-known — and ubiquitous — radio personalities, hosting the weekend Top 40 programs that carried him "from coast to coast" and into the homes of millions of listeners eager to find out which pop song...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 2:21 PM
| Jun 28, 2014
| 10:52 AM
A 17-year-old boy was critically injured in what may have been a drive-by shooting in the Bronzeville neighborhood Friday evening, authorities said. Thirteen others were wounded across the city.
The boy was shot in the back about 7:35 p.m. in the 5000...