Pamela Kirkland

Pamela Kirkland is a video producer for the Washington Post.

File photo: David Simon at SVA Theater on April 24, 2014 in New York City. Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival)

The Wire creator talks about his new HBO series “Show Me a Hero”.

Members of Howard University's 1965 graduating class listent to President Lyndon B. Johnson deliver his commencement address. Image: Yoichi Okamoto/Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library.

It isn’t often that the president of the United States opens up about America’s history of racism or about how African Americans have suffered.