by Hillary Crosley onJanuary 27, 2013
The civil rights group tells us that beverage donors have nothing to do with its opposition to NYC's law.
by Cynthia Gordy onMay 1, 2012
From menu changes to bike-friendly cities, The Root measures the outcomes of Michelle Obama's campaign.
by Lynette Holloway onApril 19, 2012
Rising childhood-obesity rates spur officials to restore physical education.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onJanuary 13, 2012
The somber PSAs featuring mostly black kids are intentionally not sugarcoated.
by Claudio E. Cabrera onJanuary 3, 2012
An ad campaign in Georgia has many critics shaking their heads.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onNovember 16, 2011
A win for frozen-pizza makers; a loss for kids.
by Nsenga Burton onJuly 14, 2011
They believe in some cases that it is in the best interest of the child.
December 17, 2010
What about personal responsibility? What about self control?
December 16, 2010
So, how much weight can these teens lose in, say, three months? The bar is set at 100 pounds.
September 24, 2010
Black girls ... dressed in blouses so tight every roll of fat appears shrink-wrapped in cotton-poly.
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