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This Unsung Hero was a bail bondsman for civil rights activists as well as a radio pioneer.
by Edmund Newton onJanuary 20, 2012
At 106, Marguirette Levere proves that community service is a lifelong pursuit.
January 14, 2012
In honor of MLK Day, The Root celebrates the contributions of unsung heroes.
September 13, 2010
The University of South Florida Omegas allegedly hazed pledges on the underground...while not having enough members for an active chapter.
August 31, 2010
AKA help to fight diabetes in the black community and the frats give away scholarships
August 16, 2010
The weekly rundown of black Greek news. The great, the good, and the not so good. It's all here.
August 9, 2010
Every day, someone in the black greek world makes news. On Mondays, we'll tell you who, what, when and where.
June 24, 2009
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