May 21, 2013
Allegations of nepotism could haunt Clinton on the presidential campaign trail.
by Langford C. Wiggins III onMay 21, 2013
See what Barack Obama, Toni Morrison and others had to say at this year's commencement ceremonies.
by Hillary Crosley onMay 12, 2013
The former leader delivered the commencement address at the HBCU on Saturday.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onMarch 27, 2013
Here's why one of the nation's oldest HBCUs invited the former president.
by Genetta M. Adams onOctober 1, 2012
As BET's T.J. Holmes makes his talk-show debut, we recall other stars who brought laughs after dark.
by Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D. onSeptember 10, 2012
Was televising the show during the convention contradictory to the network's voter-outreach efforts?
by David Swerdlick onSeptember 7, 2012
The Root's contributing editor David Swerdlick writes at the New York Daily News that, in his DNC speech, Bill Clinton both sold the Affordable Care Act and "made a case for himself as the political master craftsman."
by Edward Wyckoff Williams onSeptember 6, 2012
Unlike at the RNC last week, both the audience and the speakers represent the American melting pot.
by Lawrence D. Bobo onSeptember 6, 2012
The former president's defense of Obama inspires a passionate believer in the Democratic agenda.
by Les Payne onSeptember 6, 2012
The former president's vouching for President Obama was in Bill Clinton's best interests. Here's why.
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