February 23, 2013
The anchor will leave her morning show to produce documentaries for the network.
December 12, 2012
This week on The Confab: Join Associate Editor Brett Johnson as he chats with staff writer and White House correspondent Jenée Desmond-Harris, contributor Gene Demby and PR exec Rachel Noerdlinger about CNN's special on colorism in the black community.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onDecember 3, 2012
CNN's "Who Is Black in America?" special looks at colorblindness, confusion and love in mixed-race families.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onNovember 28, 2012
The latest in the Black in America series takes on colorism and more.
November 11, 2011
From Journal-isms: The Patriot-News featured an editorial calling on Penn State University President Graham Spainer to step down.
by Joel Dreyfuss onNovember 11, 2011
CNN's Black in America 4 ignores the history of African Americans in technology. Here's what it missed.
by Henry Louis Gates Jr. onAugust 2, 2011
In visiting the Dominican Republic, The Root's editor-in-chief discovers that its citizens claim they're anything but black.
by Joel Dreyfuss onOctober 21, 2010
In this third installment of her Black in America documentary series on CNN, Soledad O'Brien turns her attention to a New Jersey congregation whose minister has focused on this new American scourge.
August 24, 2009
McDonald's has launched 365Black.com because they "believe that African-American culture and achievement should be celebrated 365 days a year"...
August 3, 2009
The Root recently partnered with Black Web 2.0 to discuss “Black in America 2” with a panel of young professionals and academics. We wanted to know what role race plays in the lives of young Americans and you were there to tell us! Take a look at what can happen when young Americans take the mic and speak their minds.
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Memes making fun of the two rage on for hours on Twitter and Instagram.
Her Bowie State speech could hint at a change of heart in the White House.
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