Kathleen Parker

Opinion writerWashington, D.C.


An impressive initiative promotes “Welcome Tables” where small groups can talk openly about race.

  • Jun 26, 2015

The city’s residents are sensitive to the extra weight his presence brings to a fragile community.

  • Jun 25, 2015

In the wake of the Charleston massacre, the heritage argument for the flag falls flat.

  • Jun 22, 2015

Sadness has taken over Charleston, S.C., where murder has displaced work toward racial harmony.

  • Jun 19, 2015

Quality, character and class have been common threads among the members of the Bush Dynasty.

  • Jun 16, 2015

Yet again, it seems that the former president only makes things worse when he tries to help his wife.

  • Jun 13, 2015

Amid a chaotic situation at a pool party in Texas, his behavior caught on video was unjustifiable.

  • Jun 9, 2015

What really bothers most conservatives is that the media are driving social change.

  • Jun 5, 2015

Is she really the best representative for such a profound experience?

  • Jun 2, 2015

Hear three pieces of music written and performed by the Carnegie Hall affiliate ensemble Decoda and inmates at South Carolina’s largest maximum-security prison.

  • Apr 24, 2015
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Kathleen Parker writes a twice-weekly column on politics and culture. In 2010, she received the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary for “her perceptive, often witty columns on an array of political and moral issues, gracefully sharing the experiences and values that lead her to unpredictable conclusions.” A Florida native, Parker started her column in 1987 when she was a staff writer for the Orlando Sentinel. She joined the Washington Post Writers Group in 2006. She is the author of “Save the Males: Why Men Matter, Why Women Should Care” (2008).
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