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Fighting Racism in the Age of Obama
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The Deadening of Blackness in the Age of Obama
Stop Treating Black People Like a One-Issue Voting Pony
Supreme Court to Take on Obama’s Immigration Plan
The End Equals the Beginning: There Is No Black America, Says the President
The State of the Union Was Obama’s Exit Interview With the Nation
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Dump Trump, Draft Oprah and Other Outsider Political Fantasies
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A Magical Presence on the Stage and Screen: Condola Rashad
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Why We Need More Films About Slavery
In a New Documentary, Spike Lee Celebrates the Genius of Michael Jackson and Leaves Everything Else Out
Black Films at Sundance That Could Help Cure #OscarsSoWhite
Do You Have the Right to Post Things About Your Parents Online Without Their Knowledge?
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The Impact of Absent Fathers on the Mental Health of Black Boys
Elle, You Just Don’t Understand #BlackGirlMagic
Rape Culture: Why Prison Rape Needs to Be a Part of the Discussion
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Seeking Justice: 6 High-Profile Cases to Watch This Year
‘I Always Knew One Day I’d Go to Jail’
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Jan Rodrigues: The 1st Black Man to Set Foot on the Island of Manhattan
My Ancestor’s Name and Race Changed in Census Records. Why?
My Cherokee Ancestors Never Went West. Can I Be a Citizen?
Black in the USSR: 3 Generations of a Russian Family
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150 Years of Freedom
Do Mormon Genealogy Records Include Black People?
Recognizing the Household Workers on the Front Lines of Protest in Montgomery, Ala., 1955
How Did My Enslaved Kin Get to Va. From Madagascar?
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When a Slave Ship Figures Into Family Lore
The Life of Grace Lee Boggs, a Leader in the Black Power Movement
Were My ‘Free Mulatto’ Ancestors Ever Enslaved?
From Where in Africa Were the Slaves Who Landed in Va.?
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The Defiant One: Why You Should Know Civil Rights Icon Gloria Richardson
Do I Have South African Ancestry via Antebellum Tenn.?
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No Redemption for a Black Slave Keeper
The Renaissance Tapestry That Tells an African Tale and Doesn’t Exploit Slavery
MLK’s Radicalism Speaks to Contemporary Protests
What You Can Do Now to Save Money in 2016
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Should You Incorporate to Protect Your Money?
Working While Black and Male in America
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Mars, Venus and Money
When Catastrophe Strikes, How to Be Prepared
Financial Etiquette From The Root Live
The Business of Hair
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So You Want to Be Famous?
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In Memoriam: A Tribute to the Ones We Lost In 2015
2015’s Best of #BlackExcellence
Our 10 Favorite Albums of 2015
14 of the Best Nonfiction Books by Black Authors in 2015
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15 Powerful Works of Fiction Published by Black Authors in 2015
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Photos: Honoring Black Excellence at The Root 100 2015 Gala
Street Art: Turning Neighborhoods Into Museums
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