July 9, 2012
White House official Sam Kass is among the policy and medical notables speaking on July 13 in D.C.
by Marcus Samuelsson onJuly 3, 2012
Yes, Chef author Marcus Samuelsson, adopted from Ethiopia by Swedish parents, writes in a piece for the Huffington Post that his childhood was great, but he wonders whether families like his will ever become the norm -- or at least less of a spectacle.
by Shahida Muhammad onJune 14, 2012
Ebony contributor Shahida Muhammad argues that the "politically correct" term doesn't say enough to be useful.
by Jamilah Lemieux onMay 10, 2012
In a piece for Ebony, Jamilah Lemieux says the public suggestions that black people are all the same when it comes to weight, sexuality, marriage or anything else have got to stop.
by Demetria L. Lucas onApril 12, 2012
In a personal essay at Clutch magazine, The Root contributing editor Demetria L. Lucas reflects upon the way her Americanness made her stick out in South Africa.
December 12, 2011
Pull up your pants, say South Carolina educators.
December 10, 2011
The trailblazer died from a rare form of cancer.
December 9, 2011
The civil rights activist's one-day 25-city rally on Friday exposed economic issues facing African Americans.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onJanuary 28, 2011
What will his race mean for the network?
August 18, 2010
And yet, of all the diet and exercise advice out there to encourage us to be healthier, switching to a vegetarian lifestyle is almost never mentioned.
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