by Henry Louis Gates Jr. onDecember 3, 2012
100 Amazing Facts About the Negro: It was founded during slavery, and it wasn't in the U.S. South.
by Henry Louis Gates Jr. onNovember 5, 2012
100 Amazing Facts About the Negro: He's sometimes called the "Abraham Lincoln" of his nation.
April 15, 2011
More Africans were taken to Mexico and Peru than to the United States, but the African influence has struggled to survive. Clips from the PBS series by our editor-in-chief.
by Morris Thompson onApril 8, 2010
There are traces of Mother Africa all along Mexico's Pacific Coast. You just have to know where to look.
March 30, 2010
Along the 300-mile narrow coastal plain from Acapulco in Guerrero, Mexico, is the beach town of Huatulco in Oaxaca known as the Costa Chica. There are more than 200 communities where many people have black African ancestry, with varying degrees of obviousness and self-recognition.
- Most Popular
- Most Shared
His Morehouse gradation speech reignited the debate over his posture toward blacks.
The "no shame in my game" judge gets put on trial for misconduct.
The Chatterati Newsletter Sign Up
The Root DC
- Axel F, D.C.’s classic soul party, to return to the Howard Theatre
- Why I chose to attend a historically black college- as a white person
- Historically black colleges are seeing an increase in white students
- Doing away with food deserts in the District
- State of Equality and Justice in America: The Presumption of Guilt
- Teachers Credited With Saving Students In Okla.
- Chief Keef Arrested On Weed Possession Charge
- GOP Strategist Raynard Jackson Challenges President Obama, ‘Black Elite’ [OPINION]
- Porsha Stewart Locked Out By Husband Kordell?
- Activists Cornel West And Carl Dix Hold Mass Incarceration Dialogue In N.Y.C.