August 17, 2010
This week on The Confab: Reducing the gap in drug sentencing. Why films about black women are made by men. The 45th anniversary of the Watts riot. Join The Root's managing editor, Joel Dreyfuss, as he talks with editors Cord Jefferson, Nsenga Burton and guests.
by Les Payne onAugust 10, 2010
But black crack cocaine sellers and dealers will still be punished more harshly than whites trafficking in powder cocaine.
July 28, 2010
The Fair Sentencing Act of 2010, which will at last narrow the divide between prison sentences for crack and powder cocaine busts, is on its way to President Obama’s desk today.
September 29, 2009
Bobby Brown has been vilified for everything, but in total, he didn't seem like such a bad guy. Just a good guy who made some bad choices.
August 7, 2009
Why a new HBO documentary brings us no closer to figuring out Chocolate City's infamous mayor.
by Kai Wright onJanuary 6, 2009
Decades after the feds copped their first hit, help is on the way.
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His Morehouse gradation speech reignited the debate over his posture toward blacks.
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