Police had no legitimate reason to arrest him. But black men enjoy a presumption of guilt, not innocence.
Even taking into account all of Hillary Clinton’s vulnerabilities and flaws, it is unlikely that Bernie Sanders, Martin O'Malley and Jim Webb will have a major impact on the Democratic primaries.
In announcing charges against six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, the Baltimore City State's Attorney struck a beautiful balance.
Thoughtful and clear-eyed about what happened and what should happen in their hometown.
If what happened in Baltimore and other cities in the United States happened in a foreign country, this is how the West would respond.
“I’ve seen this movie too many times before,” President Obama said about Baltimore. We all have.
If no fresh leadership or creative thinking emerges, I think we all know the routine from here.
The risk to the court lies in failing to step up to the historical moment and do so now.
Two strong black women -- one famous, the other not -- expressed what I felt about what happened.
The Clinton cult of personality has proven to be so strong that they can skate through where others, if faced with similar accusations, surely would be brought down.