by Jenée Desmond-Harris onNovember 20, 2012
Sherrilyn Ifill, the new president of the NAACP LDF, shares her vision of justice.
by Gene Demby onNovember 18, 2012
His problem isn't that he lost the black vote -- it's that his party doesn't understand black voters.
by Kevin Chappell onNovember 8, 2012
Ebony's Kevin Chappell explains how a hard-fought battle ended in victory for the Obama campaign.
November 6, 2012
We talked to residents of the iconic New York neighborhood outside their polling places on Election Day.
by Afi-Odelia E. Scruggs onNovember 6, 2012
The Root is on the scene in Cleveland with an update on the atmosphere at the polls and last-minute lawsuits.
by Hillary Crosley onNovember 4, 2012
The big day is looming, and the numbers say the presidential opponents are neck and neck.
by Colbert I. King onNovember 4, 2012
A Romney win would be bigger than race, Washington Post columnist Colbert I. King writes. Romney's lack of commitment to anything means he could fall sway to his most extreme supporters, pushing everything from health care to women's rights back decades.
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