February 3, 2012
One of the first black TV stars tells Henry Louis Gates Jr. about life in the spotlight -- and why she thinks Roots wouldn't be made today.
January 23, 2012
We don't talk about race as honestly as we did after Roots aired 35 years ago, Leslie Uggams tells Henry Louis Gates Jr.
November 29, 2011
He talks with Henry Louis Gates Jr. about his new book, Who's Afraid of Post-Blackness.
November 24, 2011
Read the summary to a dictionary edited by professors Emmanuel Akyeampong and Henry Louis Gates Jr.
by Lynette Holloway onOctober 23, 2011
He talks black history and heritage, Obama and more.
by The Buzz onJuly 29, 2011
The Root's editor-in-chief, Henry Louis Gates Jr., discusses his latest book and TV series.
July 22, 2011
Tell our editor-in-chief what he should ask Bill Gates.
July 20, 2011
Change is good. Learn about our new offerings.
July 7, 2011
Rewind: In an episode of the PBS series African American Lives 2 that aired in 2008, the actor uncovers shocking facts about his great-grandmother.
Plus: Check out our Roots section for advice on exploring your family tree.
June 23, 2011
Rewind: In an episode of Faces of America that aired on PBS in 2010, the poet talks about her grandfather's immigration from Jamaica to Harlem, N.Y., and how he influenced his community.
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Recent film exposes journalists' guilt. Plus: The Root's valued leader resigns.
The rapper debuted his new single by projecting the song's video on buildings in New York.
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