by Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D. onFebruary 10, 2012
Keeping up with Black History Month activities is demanding, rewarding -- and absolutely necessary.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onFebruary 8, 2012
Sure, they're clueless about history -- but it's their take on what it means to be black now that really makes us cringe.
by Genetta M. Adams onFebruary 8, 2012
These African-American innovators transformed the way we live, play and eat.
by Joshua R. Weaver onFebruary 6, 2012
The Root Recommends: The monthlong celebration of black art and history at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.
December 14, 2011
From Journal-isms: Isabel Wilkerson has not fulfilled her requirements as a College of Communication professor at Boston University.
by John McWhorter onMarch 2, 2011
Can't we accept that at last, mainstream America gets it, and drop the annual exercise?
February 24, 2011
The White House celebrated Black History Month with a Motown tribute concert, and The Root was there (well, for about 20 minutes).
February 22, 2011
Blacks from the West Indies often feel left out of U.S. black-history celebrations. Here's a West Indian perspective for Black History Month.
by Monée Fields-White onFebruary 22, 2011
In 1921, Greenwood, a successful, all-black enclave in Tulsa, was the site of the deadliest race riot in U.S. history. For the inhabitants of "the Black Wall Street," life would never be the same.
February 19, 2011
In honor of Presidents' Day, an Associated Press writer digs up the history behind George Washington and one of the "blackest names."
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