by Yves Savain onJanuary 12, 2011
A revolt of young Haitian intellectuals 65 years ago inadvertently opened the door for a black nationalist ideology that continues to dominate -- and hold back -- Haiti.
by Nsenga Burton onJanuary 12, 2011
Despite billions of dollars in global relief aid and a 12,000-strong U.N. peacekeeping presence, the road to recovery continues to be painfully slow.
December 10, 2010
The Root reviews the highlights, from the black farmers' settlement saga to Fortune 500 executive-suite appointments to "the Decision."
December 5, 2010
Tectonic political shifts, natural and man-made disasters, and feats of daring all dominated headlines in 2010. Which stories most affected or captivated African Americans? After checking in with The Root's Facebook fans, we devised the following countdown.
by Marcia Dyson onOctober 27, 2010
The Haitian people's will to survive, and thrive, is mighty. It's time for black Americans to spread some love to our Caribbean cousins -- love that can be felt in tangible ways.
August 17, 2010
Sarodj Bertin is not your average beauty pageant contestant.
August 16, 2010
Cultural critics call for France to help Haiti recover from the devastating earthquake.
by Marjorie Valbrun onAugust 6, 2010
In an open letter to the hip-hop icon, a fellow Haitian-American explains why it's a bad idea for him to try to become president of Haiti.
August 4, 2010
Jean puts his money where his mouth is.
July 19, 2010
Haiti continues to struggle as aid arrives slowly.
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