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Jan. 6 2010 4:18 PM
It's week one of the new year, but it seems like ye olde stereotyping won't drop as quickly as that ball did on midnight. It's a shame that my first TEWW post in 2010 has to be about ANOTHER ignorant ad, but I guess, racial sensitivity wasn't on KFC's resolution list.
Jan. 5 2010 2:49 PM
The best designers who are inspired by Africa take advantage of the continent's textiles with the same ease other designers have with Swiss lace, Irish wool or Chinese silk. Africa's beauty can be embraced by anyone. And that shouldn't come as a surprise.
Dec. 29 2009 5:27 PM
For all the roundups, galleries and essays that we've run here on The Root, it's never really officially the end of the year until I hear Skillz' year-end wrap-up. I started following Skillz just after Thanksgiving, so that I'd be one of the first to know when he dropped his much anticipated roundup of the year's craziest events in pop and politics. Listen to it here.
 
 
The Root 100 People's Choice Awards  
Sept. 19 2014 8:34 AM