by Linda Villarosa onOctober 2, 2010
Recent revelations that the U.S. government knowingly infected Central Americans with syphilis in the 1940s have eerie echoes to the infamous 40-year experiment with 400 infected black men in Macon County, Ala. As it turns out, this is no coincidence.
August 11, 2010
Psychedelic torture of detainees? COINTELPRO? Klan-tainted soda pop? Just because you think everyone's out to get you doesn't mean it isn't true ... sometimes. The Root takes a look at some of this country's more notorious notions and separates fact from fantasy.
Twitter goes in on Paula Deen after a report suggests that she's racist.
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