A black mother’s simple question that reaches beyond Baltimore

“How do you tell your child how to behave when they are not doing anything wrong in the first place?”

The Insiders: Diversity on the GOP 2016 ballot

All of the voices entering the GOP race this week are serious and credible.

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Crisis of competence for Chris Christie

There is no way to believe that hard-charging Christie was a sucker, a chump, a patsy unwittingly manipulated by his senior staff.



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Charlie Hebdo’s guts

The PEN American Center is right to reward their courage.

Freddie Gray never had a chance

Police had no legitimate reason to arrest him. But black men enjoy a presumption of guilt, not innocence.

The Insiders: Will Bernie Sanders matter in 2016?

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.

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Marilyn Mosby’s amazing press conference

In announcing charges against six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, the Baltimore City State's Attorney struck a beautiful balance.

Two young voices from Freddie Gray’s Baltimore

Thoughtful and clear-eyed about what happened and what should happen in their hometown.

How Western media would cover Baltimore if it happened elsewhere

If what happened in Baltimore and other cities in the United States happened in a foreign country, this is how the West would respond.

Two riots, 23 years apart: From Rodney King to Freddie Gray

“I’ve seen this movie too many times before,” President Obama said about Baltimore. We all have.

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