by Jozen Cummings onMay 4, 2013
A New York DJ was busted by an undercover cop for allegedly trying to pay for sex -- again.
by Edward Wyckoff Williams onMarch 15, 2013
Amid conflicting reports, some wonder if the teen is the latest innocent black male to be killed by cops.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onJanuary 15, 2013
In Bedford-Stuyvesant, no one knows who's responsible for starting this very public conversation about inequality.
December 14, 2012
The Root Recommends: Rik Cordero and Spike Lee's documentary on guts, glory and New York-style hoops.
November 16, 2012
The Root Recommends: The latest Afro-soul collaboration album by two Brooklyn-based musicians.
November 6, 2012
Chrissy convinces him to try something new. Plus: There's more Jackie drama and a Brooklyn food trip.
by Celeste Little onOctober 31, 2012
The comic gets laughs despite Frankenstorm. Plus: We recall breaking the color line at Ole Miss.
by Joshua R. Weaver onSeptember 24, 2012
The Root Recommends: A documentary on the fight against Jay-Z's Barclays Center.
August 28, 2012
Check out these photos of the diverse crowd and video of sets from Erykah Badu and Janelle Monáe.
August 24, 2012
The Root Recommends: This year's Afro-Punk Festival, headed by Erykah Badu and Janelle Monáe. It's back after a cancellation in 2011.
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