After his handling of Shirley Sherrod and the Tea Party, some in the media are questioning Benjamin Jealous' capability as president. But is the criticism fair?
It's not that simple, despite this nation's legacy of race-based terrorism, say some civil rights advocates. Find out what constitutes a hate crime and why pursuing a crime as such isn't always the best route to justice.
The Root spoke to the Reverends Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton about what it takes to defuse the ongoing tension between the police and the black community.