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    1. Madonna Claps Back at BET for Its Dig After Her Prince Tribute

    2. Native American Activist Leonard Peltier Asks Obama for Clemency
    3. No, Big Boi—Maple Syrup Cannot Cure Cancer—And Yes, You Sound Like a Sexist
    4. Missing Ivy League Student Tells Why She ‘Disappeared’
    5. Watch: Chilling Video Combines Trump Rhetoric With ’60s Era Lunch Counter Protests
    6. Endangered Gorilla Killed After Boy Falls Into Pen at Cincinnati Zoo
    7. Ghana To Ban Skin Bleaching Products in August
    8. Top NFL Draft Pick Eli Apple’s Mom, Annie Apple, Snags Gig at ESPN
    9. NBA Star Bryce Dejean-Jones Reportedly Killed For Entering Wrong Home
    10. Kerry Washington: Not Only Are #OscarsSoWhite, but Every Industry Is
  2. Culture

    1. 11 Summer Must-Reads for Young Readers

    2. Black Don’t Crack, but You Can Still Get Skin Cancer
    3. No, Big Boi—Maple Syrup Cannot Cure Cancer—And Yes, You Sound Like a Sexist
    4. TV Review: Did We Really Need a Roots Remake? No, but ...
    5. Don’t Know Malachi Kirby? He’s About to Become a Household Name for His Searing Portrayal of Kunta Kinte in <i>Roots</i>
    6. Watch: It’s All About Bossing, Branding and Building When You’re ‘Young, Fabulous and Female’ in NYC
    7. Anika Noni Rose on How She Came to Play the Powerful Role of Kizzy in the Roots Reboot
    8. Why #AllGritsMatter
    9. Celebrating Being ‘Young, Fabulous and Female’ in NYC
    10. Is It Cultural Appropriation? I’ll Be the Judge of That
  3. Lists

    1. 11 Summer Must-Reads for Young Readers

    2. Celebrating Being ‘Young, Fabulous and Female’ in NYC
    3. The Root 100 2016: Time to Nominate Your Choices
    4. Wealthy Africans on the Map
    5. Stars of Tomorrow: The Root’s 2016 Young Futurists
    6. Michelle Obama Is Dope. These Pictures Explain Why
    7. Photos: Black Lives Matter Minneapolis Protests Death of Jamar Clark
    8. The Best of #BlackExcellence
    9. Top 10 Favorite Albums of 2015
    10. Healthy Holiday Hacks: Jump-Start the New Year With These 5 Tips
  4. Politics

    1. Where Do Black People Stand on NC’s Transgender Bathroom Debate? Depends on Who You Ask

    2. Red States Aren’t That Red for Trump, Thanks to Latinos
    3. A Sanders-vs.-Trump Debate Is a Horrible Idea, Unless You Want Trump in the White House
    4. Sister, Soldier, Voter: Tapping Into the Hidden Vote of the Black Military Woman
    5. Trump’s Secret Plan to Win the Presidency: Pitting Minorities Against One Another
    6. Why Black Voters Are the Most Rational Voters of 2016
    7. Yes, Bernie Sanders, the System Is Rigged—What Else Is New?
    8. Scold-in-Chief? The Love-Hate Relationship Between HBCUs and President Obama
    9. Racist Michelle Obama Cartoon Is Just Another Example of Conservatives’ Blatant Hypocrisy
    10. Black Trump Exec’s Love for Her ‘Boss’ Makes Her Cry
  5. History

    1. The Lynching of My Husband’s Ancestor Shocked a Nation

    2. Martin R. Delany: Am I Related to the Black Nationalist?
    3. Was My Black Texan Ancestor Fathered by a White Judge?
    4. Ga. Lynching: Was My Ancestor a Victim of One?
    5. War of 1812: Ancestors in Canada Escaped US Slavery
    6. Adoption Search: 19th-Century Records
    7. Emancipation Day: The End of Slavery in the Capital of a Free Nation, Over 150 Years Ago
    8. Finding Prison Death Records for Ancestors
    9. Emergency DNA Tests: Expert Advice
    10. That Time Jackie Robinson Was a Columnist for the Pittsburgh Courier
  6. Photos

    1. Celebrating Being ‘Young, Fabulous and Female’ in NYC

    2. Photos: The Root 100 2015 Release Party
    3. Photos: The Face of Courage in the Fight For Black Lives
    4. The Root Celebrates 2013 Root 100 honorees
    5. 2013 The Root 100 Honorees Celebrated in NYC
    6. The Root Celebrates 100 Influencers and Achievers for 2013
    7. The Root Celebrates 100 Influencers and Achievers in 2013
    8. The Root 100 2013 Celebrated at NYC Gala
    9. The Root Celebrates Its Most Influential for 2013
    10. The Root 100 for 2013 Honored at Gala Event

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