by Sherrilyn A. Ifill onAugust 17, 2009
Why we can't ignore racism at town hall events.
August 17, 2009
If members of the right and left would like to get the average American’s perspective on health care reform, they should make a run for the border.
August 14, 2009
This week on The Confab: In defense of the angry people! Town hall brawls, health care hysteria and out and out fear of ... the R-word! Why exactly is everyone freaking out? Join The Root's Washington reporter Dayo Olopade as she talks with The Root's senior culture writer Teresa Wiltz and regular contributor to The Root Adam Serwer.
* Podcast production by Abdullah Rufus.
* Podcast theme music by Timothy Morrison.
August 13, 2009
The cops hemmed up Maxine Johnson while the (white) antagonist gets held and released. Why am I always right?
by Kai Wright onAugust 3, 2009
A midsummer status report on the big debate boiled down to the bare essentials.
by Frank McCoy onAugust 3, 2009
Medical professionals sound off on how Obama's health care plan will impact poor and black Americans.
July 29, 2009
He's losing a lot of friends over this.
July 23, 2009
It’s a truism that health care reform is so hard in large part because so few people actually understand the stuff. Well, last night, President Obama tried his best to frame this year’s debate simply.
July 22, 2009
Last week, the often controversial and always conservative William Saletan published a piece about the link between race and cancer outcomes. But do genetic differences between races just a slippery slope toward outright racism?
by Terence Samuel onJuly 20, 2009
Despite all of Obama's accomplishments in his first six months, the president's long-term success will depend on how soon the economy starts creating new jobs.
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Her Bowie State speech could hint at a change of heart in the White House.
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