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*Washington City Paper alum and very quickly rising media star Ta-Nehisi Coates writes in Washington Post‘s Outlook, in effect: MLK, alas, was right to have some faith in white people! But did Coates see that Pottsville video?

*Headline from the Washington Times: “Obama term expected to be post-racial” Again, see Pottsville.

*Must-read on former New York Giant LaVar Arrington.

*A more nuts-and-bolts approach to saving a newspaper.

*Get the skinny on shooting incidents from this past weekend.