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Theodore R. Johnson

Theodore R. Johnson

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American democracy is fine. It’s the republic that’s in trouble.

Our elected leaders’ ability to translate the will of the people into sound policies is looking shaky. President Biden speaks to graduating...

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The meaning of Caitlin Clark

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On losing my mother, and finding her again

Opinion On losing my mother, and finding her again Something happens when the beliefs and ideas most fundamental to your worldview are challenged...

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Buck up, America. Help is on the way.

Today’s young people have the most at stake — so who better to lead the evolution of our nation? A woman holds American flag balloons...

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A Virginia city burdened by history seeks a better future

Opinion A Virginia city burdened by history seeks a better future By Theodore R. Johnson Contributing columnist | Follow...

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College basketball in March is healing medicine for a fractured nation

South Carolina's women's basketball team celebrates its SEC tournament championship in Greenville, S.C., on March 10. (Eakin Howard/Getty Images) ...

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Here’s the right answer to Trump’s veepstakes question

Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.), left, speaks during a town hall event with former president Donald Trump and Fox News host Laura Ingraham in Greenville,...

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These giants of Black history were rivals, but time knits them together

From left: Booker T. Washington in 1894 and W.E.B. Du Bois in 1949. (AP) Listen 5 min Share Comment on this story ...

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The magic moment when music makes dad and mom (a little bit) cool

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Access to voting should not be a fairy tale

Texas Democrat Beto O'Rourke hugs Crystal Mason after she introduced him to speak in Fort Worth on March 1, 2022. (LM Otero/AP) Listen...

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Heroes are all around us. This is the code by which they live.

Nathan Gage Ingram, left, and Christopher John Chambers, right, the Navy SEALs who died in a ship-boarding mishap while attempting to seize Iranian...

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Goodbye, 1980s. Biden vs. Trump is the end of an era.

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Why more Black conservatives don’t join the GOP

An attendee at an election forum in Vicksburg, Miss., in October reviews a list of candidates. (Rogelio V. Solis/AP) Listen 5 min ...

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Tiny tots (with their eyes all aglow) turn into teens. A dad reflects.

Opinion Tiny tots (with their eyes all aglow) turn into teens. A dad reflects. By Theodore R. Johnson Contributing columnist | ...

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Was the Boston Tea Party a righteous act — or a crime?

Opinion Was the Boston Tea Party a righteous act — or a crime? By Theodore R. Johnson Contributing columnist | Add Follow...

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In search of ‘civicians’ — the team parents of a healthy democracy

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Smoking was my peace. Now, cooking is.

Opinion Smoking was my peace. Now, cooking is. By Theodore R. Johnson Contributing columnist | Add Follow November...

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The day I became a veteran

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The military’s secret weapon is ... humor

Opinion The military’s secret weapon is ... humor By Theodore R. Johnson Contributing columnist | Add Follow ...

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I’m an independent. Here’s why I’ll be voting Republican for a day.

Opinion I’m an independent. Here’s why I’ll be voting Republican for a day. By Theodore R. Johnson Contributing columnist...

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What my grandmother taught me about the dignity of work

Opinion What my grandmother taught me about the dignity of work By Theodore R. Johnson Contributing columnist | ...

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Coach Prime is the American Dream

Coach Deion Sanders watches his Colorado Buffaloes practice on April 22. (Michael Ciaglo for The Washington Post) Listen 5 min ...

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Day spa confidential: A Gen X man meets middle age

(Daniel Fishel for The Washington Post) Opinion Day spa confidential: A Gen X man meets middle age By ...

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