By Jack Limpert
Here is an update of a post from July 2012 about the life and good works of one of Washington’s very best journalists. When Washington Post columnists now tell readers what to think about race relations, my reaction almost always is, “If only Bill Raspberry was here to help all sides better understand.”
Bill Raspberry, 76, died July 17, 2012, in Washington. Very few journalists, and almost no columnists, had as many readers, admirers, and friends. Here are snapshots of Bill from 40 years of knowing him.