She accidentally provided the ‘Lose Yo Job’ soundtrack to Biden victory memes this fall. He could learn a lot from hearing her story.

Johnniqua Charles’s detainment by a uniformed security guard became a viral sensation that speaks to the need for criminal justice reform.
  • 5 days ago

Olympics activist: ‘Athletes have always been in the forefront saying: We, the people, are better than this’

Harry Edwards on the important role sports figures play in activism.
  • 1 day ago

Are striped bass doomed? Some conservationists are worried.

But Chesapeake fishermen oppose a potential 10-year ban on catching “America’s fish” for food.
  • 1 day ago

An increasingly popular way to be buried: Become part of an artificial reef

How the funeral industry is going green with “reef balls,” biodegradable pods and composting.
  • Jul 19

Date Lab: They share a deep love ... for the arts

The mutual interest was a refreshing commonality.
  • 6 days ago

Merrick Garland will not deliver your catharsis

Progressives want a dramatic de-Trumpification of the Justice Department. But the attorney general has a different theory of how to heal America.
  • Review

La Bise adds a fun French touch to downtown Washington

Ashok Bajaj replaces Oval Room with chef Tyler Stout’s French cooking
(Alex Fine for The Washington Post)
(Alex Fine for The Washington Post)

Gene Weingarten: I declare these jokes groundbreaking

“I love windmills, don’t you?” “Big fan!”

Once an evangelical pastor, a transgender woman is on a mission to empower women

Since her transition, the Rev. Paula Stone Williams says she’s lost so many friends. “It still is devastating.”
  • Jul 20
  • Review

Caruso’s Grocery is the old-school Italian restaurant of your dreams

Chef Matt Adler and the Neighborhood Restaurant Group have an Italian-American winner in Hill East.
  • Perspective

Gene Weingarten: What I learned during the pandemic

As we try to return to life as we knew it, what are some of our more interesting takeaways?

Date Lab: Would these two craft cocktail enthusiasts be the right mix?

Both spent quarantine sprucing up their mixology skills.
  • Jul 15

‘Our history has been so consciously suppressed,’ says historian John Whittington Franklin on America’s relationship with Black history

His grandfather survived the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921. Today there is still so much about that tragedy that is ignored.
  • Jul 13

Meet the conservatives who want to fight climate change — their way

“Conservatives are reclaiming our seat at the environmental table,” declares the group’s founder — but is anyone listening?
  • Jul 12
Load More

Art With a Point

A rotating cast of artists weighs in on the state of the world.
A rotating cast of artists weighs in on the state of the world.