by Mary C. Curtis onOctober 4, 2011
The Root explores where Obama, race and politics meet with Charlotte's young black mayor, Anthony Foxx.
by John McWhorter onJuly 8, 2011
These days, black people are trained to be wary of feeling too happy about black success. Case in point: Herman Cain.
June 9, 2011
The Root's managing editor, Joel Dreyfuss, moderates a panel discussion -- featuring author Ellis Cose, Cheryl Contee, Erica L. Williams, Eugene Robinson and Jamal Simmons -- about how blacks from different generations view racism, at a June 6 event sponsored by The Root.
June 8, 2011
What is shaping the differing perceptions of racism across the generations? Washingtonians came out to answer this question and more during a panel discussion inspired by Ellis Cose's The End of Anger.
June 2, 2011
The Root hosts a multigenerational panel of notables on June 6 to discuss differing views about racism.
March 15, 2011
Ellis Cose, author of the upcoming book The End of Anger, says African-American leaders understand that some things are harder for President Obama to do because he is not white. He spoke to The Root's Omar Wasow in the latest installment of The Vine video series.
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The rapper debuted his new single by projecting the song's video on buildings in New York.
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