by Jon Jeter onFebruary 9, 2010
Think you’re free? Take a close look at the choices you don’t have.
by Sherrilyn A. Ifill onFebruary 4, 2010
The prestigious lawyers’ site focuses on race and the Supreme Court in February, but the lineup is not very diverse.
February 2, 2010
This is hilarious.
by Lenny McAllister onFebruary 1, 2010
After the gridlock of Barack Obama’s first year, this conservative says Black America will have to find renewed political energy to press its agenda in 2010.
by Jack White onJanuary 29, 2010
Forget all the black public intellectuals. The Our Gang character has a few things to get off his chest.
by Mary C. Curtis onJanuary 29, 2010
Remembering the four young men who challenged segregation and launched a movement.
January 27, 2010
From the civil rights movement to the election of President Barack Obama, Henry Louis Gates Jr., The Root's editor-in-chief, presents a time line of the highlights of African-American history. See how far we've come and how far we've yet to go.
January 15, 2010
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June 3, 2009
Amid turmoil post-Prop 8, some are less-than-impressed with the president's official proclamation in support of the LGBT community...
by Afi-Odelia Scruggs onFebruary 9, 2009
The contributions of black people are still largely ignored 11 months of the year. So even if Black History Month seems a little contrived, it remains a valuable and necessary showcase for black achievement.
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