November 12, 2010
The Root's editor-in-chief quizzes the journalist and historian on her magisterial work, The Warmth of Other Suns, which traces the great migration of millions of African Americans from the South to greater freedom and opportunity.
October 7, 2009
On the 40th anniversary of African American Studies at US universities, Bahcesehir University, the school that pioneered American Studies in Turkey, is now offering the nation’s first classes in black culture and literature.
October 6, 2009
Writer John McWhorter proposes a new plan for Black Studies departments. Novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie discusses the strained relationship between South Africans and Nigerians. And more lit-related news.
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