by Kristal Brent Zook onSeptember 28, 2011
His messy past could be the right training for his new role as love adviser.
by Joshua R. Weaver onSeptember 22, 2011
The future of hip-hop? Three budding white rappers ride high on family fame.
July 22, 2011
There's an explosion of African art in the city. Check out some of the best.
by Helena Andrews onOctober 21, 2010
In the season finale of Mad Men, Don Draper dumps his smart, professional girlfriend for his secretary. A lot of us "professionally single" women can relate.
October 1, 2010
The Root looks at the changes taking place in that other California city by the bay; the one with a rich tradition of black culture and activism.
by Helena Andrews onAugust 26, 2010
We've conditioned ourselves into thinking that anything worth having is worth fighting for. Wrong.
July 16, 2010
The following black men are among the most prolific serial killers in U.S. history. Plus: Behind the myth that only white men commit such crimes.
by Roland C. Warren onJuly 9, 2010
Roland C. Warren, president of the National Fatherhood Initiative, talks back to The Root about ''financial abortions.''
June 22, 2010
Take a look at last year's Root 100 profiles and tell us which of these distinguished honorees should be considered for CNN's annual philanthropic award.
December 29, 2009
For all the roundups, galleries and essays that we've run here on The Root, it's never really officially the end of the year until I hear Skillz' year-end wrap-up. I started following Skillz just after Thanksgiving, so that I'd be one of the first to know when he dropped his much anticipated roundup of the year's craziest events in pop and politics. Listen to it here.
His Morehouse gradation speech reignited the debate over his posture toward blacks.
The "no shame in my game" judge gets put on trial for misconduct.
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