by Lawrence D. Bobo onFebruary 2, 2013
Straight Up: It's past time for the party to step into the real world and start facing the facts.
by Hillary Crosley onSeptember 10, 2012
Gov. Bobby Jindal is looking to block a black state Supreme Court justice from taking her new position.
by Hillary Crosley onAugust 26, 2012
Chris Christie and other state leaders are still on for Tampa despite tropical storm Isaac.
by Nsenga Burton onMay 9, 2011
The Louisiana governor releases his long-form birth certificate in support of a Louisiana Birther bill.
by Nsenga Burton onApril 20, 2011
Although he says he believes that President Obama is a citizen, he will sign the controversial bill if it is placed before him.
by Lauren Williams onJanuary 24, 2011
Pending the results of a study, Southern University, an HBCU, might be merged with another college and removed from the HBCU school system.
May 14, 2010
Arizona's new immigration law directs officers to ask for papers if they have 'reasonable suspicion' that someone is an illegal alien. Think you can distinguish between an immigrant and a native-born American? The Root bets you can't with these popular stars.
by David Swerdlick onApril 1, 2009
Republicans continue to show that they’re clueless about people of color. They can’t attract black voters with race-based gimmicks.
by Shiwani Srivastava onMarch 13, 2009
Calling Indian Americans a “model minority” isn’t a compliment. It’s an attempt to fit them into an oversimplified box for political purposes.
by Shiwani Srivastava onFebruary 25, 2009
Gov. Bobby Jindal is trying to show America that he’s got a lot in common with President Barack Obama—except when it comes to politics.
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