by Nsenga Burton onJune 22, 2011
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July 6, 2010
The Justice Department’s dismissal of voter-intimidation charges against members of Philadelphia’s New Black Panther Party, a decision at the center of testimony before the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Tuesday, is one in which every American -- particularly ones of color -- should be interested.
May 14, 2010
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by Joel Dreyfuss onMay 8, 2010
Some stories from The Root and around the Web you might have missed in the mad rush of the week.
February 25, 2010
Republicans and Democrats may not have reconciled, but there were clear winners and losers.
August 4, 2009
What's really behind McCain's need to pardon boxer Jack Johnson?
July 4, 2009
Former GOP Vice Presidential nominee and Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin announced that she would be resigning her office effective July 25, 2009. The speculation is that Palin has resigned in order to prep for a run for the Presidency in 2012. I have a slightly different take on Palin's abrupt move...
June 30, 2009
Todd Purdum has written a blistering report in next month’s VANITY FAIR about Sarah Palin that draws on sniping from former John McCain aides, shrugging statements of disownment from acquaintances in Wasilla, and sorrowful head-shaking from the Republican intelligentsia. Why doesn't she get the joke?
by Jelani Cobb onJanuary 8, 2009
If Limbaugh can register a protest vote for Hillary, why can't we look at the GOP?
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