The Great Debate

JFK: Of Camelot and conspiracy

By William Prochnau
November 20, 2013

Within an hour after President John F. Kennedy was shot on November 22, 1963, Washington became a ghost town.

King’s legacy in the Age of Obama

By Michael Eric Dyson
August 28, 2013

When President Barack Obama delivers a speech at the Lincoln Memorial Wednesday, on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, he will inevitably be compared to Martin Luther King Jr., whose oration that day framed the moral purpose of the civil rights movement.