by Bijan C. Bayne onAugust 12, 2009
Racism is not an either/or proposition. When did the R-word become as offensive as the N-word?
by Paul Smalera onAugust 10, 2009
A history of African-American-targeted advertising.
by Associated Press onJuly 31, 2009
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has sent flowers to the woman who made the 911 call that led to his arrest. Her lawyer called the move a gesture of gratitude.
July 31, 2009
This week on The Confab: Talking it out over a beer at the White House. Can a 'teachable moment' be the result of a fine brewski? Plus, why black women in America are having the worst week ever. Join The Root's Deputy Editor Terence Samuel as he talks with The Root's Assistant Editor Saaret E. Yoseph, senior culture writer Teresa Wiltz and contributor to The Root David Swerdlick.
* Podcast production by Abdullah Rufus.
* Podcast theme music by Timothy Morrison.
by Lawrence Bobo onJuly 31, 2009
Media outlets may be disappointed by the lack of access to the Rose Garden beerfest, but the truth is, real dialogue doesn't take place with the whole world watching.
by Henry Louis Gates Jr. onJuly 30, 2009
Skip Gates on the White House beer meeting: "It is incumbent upon Sergeant Crowley and me to utilize the great opportunity that fate has given us..."
GALLERY: HAPPY HOUR AT THE WHITE HOUSE
by Andre C. Willis onJuly 30, 2009
When dealing with modern-day racial conflict, there may be no better model than MLK.
July 30, 2009
The president of the United States turns the Rose Garden into a beer garden.
July 29, 2009
What will police officers really learn from the Gates-Crowley affair?
by David Swerdlick onJuly 29, 2009
Gates and Crowley to show up for Obama’s pint night.
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