by Jenée Desmond-Harris onSeptember 23, 2011
The Daily Beast's Lois Romano wonders whether the former hip-hop star has what it takes.
September 21, 2011
The panel will help develop the nation's economy.
August 3, 2011
The tropical storm is heading straight toward the battered island.
by Esther Tolkoff onJuly 7, 2011
Unlike their parents who focused on politics back home, the new generation of immigrants are making an impact on domestic politics.
July 7, 2011
From Journal-isms: CNN's new fall lineup includes no journalists of color.
by Marjorie Valbrun onJuly 2, 2011
An American journalist's claim that her experiences in Haiti led her to seek out violent sex is the latest example of foreigners blaming the country for their personal problems.
by Joel Dreyfuss onJune 19, 2011
Just a month into his new job, Haitian President Michel Martelly is finding the path to recovery littered with political roadblocks.
May 18, 2011
Six days after Florida Rep. Frederica Wilson hand-delivered a request to President Obama, his administration allowed displaced Haitians more time to legally stay in the U.S. She tells The Root what it means for Haitian recovery.
May 10, 2011
U.N. peacekeepers may have introduced a lethal strain of the disease into the Haitian population in the fall.
May 2, 2011
Certain Dominicans are willing to claim any race but black. In this installment of Henry Louis Gates' PBS special Black in Latin America, learn how some use the term indio "to negate [their] African ancestry."
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