Your Take: The Ella Baker Center for Human Rights’ Zachary Norris writes how just as Mamie Till Mobley did, countless black families continue to press on in memory of those they’ve lost to police violence and vigilantes.
The massive charter school experiment in New Orleans is a tale of two cities. On the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, The Root takes an in-depth look at how black New Orleanians are weathering the storm.
The success of high-performing charter schools and an increasingly qualified workforce has attracted big business to the Big Easy, creating a win-win situation. Unless, of course, you don’t have equitable access to either.
The writer admits that her nostalgia for the more church-based characters in Tyler Perry films allowed her to give his films a pass for the negative stereotypes about black women that they often depict.