by Stacy-Ann Ellis onDecember 28, 2012
The Root Recommends: Back-to-back episodes featuring select honorees from 2012's list of influencers.
by Martin Johnson onOctober 24, 2010
The pianist says his "genius grant" will help him bring jazz to neglected corners of America.
by Nsenga Burton onSeptember 28, 2010
Brilliance and creativity do pay off.
October 26, 2009
Take a look at this selection of African-American MacArthur fellows from 1999 to the present whose creativity and innovation helped them nab the award.
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