by Joshunda Sanders onDecember 12, 2012
The Olympic gold-medal winner, who has a new memoir, tells how she turned negatives into positives.
by Kirsten West Savali onAugust 7, 2012
In a piece for NewsOne, Kirsten West Savali challenges those who claim that it's "living in the past" to recognize black achievement at the Olympics or elsewhere.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onAugust 3, 2012
The veteran black Olympian changes her bio, gets emotional and looks to the future.
by Joshua R. Weaver onMay 9, 2012
The Root Recommends: The Olympian and D.C. athletes headline The Root's first black healthy family day.
May 4, 2012
Join The Root and Dominique Dawes on May 12 in Landover, Md., for solutions and fun.
April 14, 2012
Join The Root, star athletes and others, for a solution.
April 9, 2012
Blogging the Beltway: Janelle Monáe and Forest Whitaker join the Obamas at the annual event.
March 30, 2011
At a White House dinner for teen girls and celebrity mentors, First Lady Michelle Obama shared her secret to success: hard work and faith in oneself.
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Recent film exposes journalists' guilt. Plus: The Root's valued leader resigns.
The rapper debuted his new single by projecting the song's video on buildings in New York.
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