After it was all over - the bear hugs, the whispers, the somber theatricality - one question lingered about Charlie Rangel's censure, and it was wider than Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard in Harlem. How did the savvy old pol let this happen? How did one of the shrewdest operatives in the House of...
Jan 31, 2011
Wil Haygood is a Washington Post writer and author of several books, including “Two on the River,” “King of Cats: The Life and Times of Adam Clayton Powell Jr.,” and “The Haygoods of Columbus: A Love Story.” Haygood has received numerous awards, including the Sunday Magazine Editors Award, the New England Associated Press Award, and the National Association of Black Journalists Award for Foreign Reporting.