by Clarence Page onJuly 31, 2011
In his Chicago Tribune column, Clarence Page looks at whether President Obama's popularity is taking a hit among black voters because of the economy.
July 29, 2011
This week on the Confab: Join The Root's senior editor, Teresa Wiltz, as she chats with Washington reporter Cynthia Gordy, editorial intern Dara Sharif and contributor Clay Cane about blacks and tipping, the life and death of Amy Winehouse, Cornel West's issues with the president and the debt-limit crisis.
by Cornel West onJuly 24, 2011
In a revealing interview, Cornel West unloads some of his angst and anger about President Obama -- and says that just one call from Obama would have made a difference.
by Lynette Holloway onJuly 22, 2011
Tavis Smiley and Cornel West told The Root about their planned 15-city bus tour.
by Lynette Holloway onJuly 17, 2011
Alice Walker says she felt her life was in danger.
June 28, 2011
The nation's sports editors, recently told that they preside over what is likely the whitest, most male section of newspaper and website newsrooms, are planning a nine-month program intended to train midcareer women and journalists of color for sports-department leadership positions.
by Nsenga Burton onMay 24, 2011
The virtual street fight continues.
by Eddie S. Glaude Jr. onMay 22, 2011
Are African Americans expected to shut up and suffer? That's just not democratic.
May 21, 2011
How the media's ethical dilemma surround Schwarzenegger's infidelity turns out to be short-lived. Plus, Cornel West dispute with Obama speeds into mainstream.
by Paul Devlin onMay 21, 2011
A Twitter war broke out among black academics about Cornel West's rant about President Obama. But no one's talking about his elitist screed against a bellhop. Why not?
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