May 2, 2013
Penny Pritzker, heiress to the Hyatt hotel chain, is not without controversy.
April 29, 2013
Anthony Foxx becomes the first black nominee for a second-term Cabinet post.
by Lynette Holloway onApril 29, 2013
The rising star is the president's first black nominee among the new Cabinet members appointed for the second term.
by Sheryl Huggins Salomon onSeptember 20, 2012
From Melissa Harris-Perry to LeBron James to Benjamin Crump, these people are shaping the future.
September 11, 2012
Mayor Anthony Foxx reflects on the convention and talks about the city's future.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onSeptember 4, 2012
In today's link roundup: Meet the young politician who will get some of the spotlight this week. Plus: Terrence J to replace Ryan Seacrest on E!
July 2, 2012
The radio and TV host tells us why the DNC is the perfect backdrop for his black-history exhibit.
October 7, 2011
This week on the Confab: Join Associate Editor Lauren Williams as she chats with Managing Editor Joel Dreyfuss, contributor Mary Curtis and The Root 100 honoree Adam Serwer about politics and race in the New South, Rick Perry's ranch problem, Herman Cain and our list of the 100 most influential African Americans.
October 4, 2011
The Root explores where Obama, race and politics meet with Charlotte's young black mayor, Anthony Foxx.
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