by Hayat Mohamed onMay 6, 2011
In today's link roundup: Kanye West launches a limited edition scarf line, a South Carolina man gets shortchanged by his drug dealer and the Obama impersonator returns.
by Elon James White onMarch 4, 2011
It's ridiculous to assume that blacks have a unified opinion on anything -- especially Charlie Sheen.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onFebruary 24, 2011
Rapper warns "ballin' niggas" about gold diggers getting pregnant on purpose.
by Erin E. Evans onJanuary 6, 2011
The Atlantic columnist has issues with the way women, white and black, are treated in Kanye's latest work.
by Erin E. Evans onJanuary 3, 2011
What About Our Daughters blogger analyzes Kanye's new music video for "Monster."
December 22, 2010
Music still has the power to change lives and make us think. Among The Root's favorites: a Haiti tribute anthem, an exposé of America's public school crisis and an ode to pan-brownism.
by Rob Fields onDecember 14, 2010
The Root listens to Kanye West's new album and Pigeon John's Dragon Slayer.
December 5, 2010
Tectonic political shifts, natural and man-made disasters, and feats of daring all dominated headlines in 2010. Which stories most affected or captivated African Americans? After checking in with The Root's Facebook fans, we devised the following countdown.
November 19, 2010
This week on the Confab: Join Washington reporter Cord Jefferson as he talks with contributors Deron Snyder and Bassey Ikpi about Kanye West's mental health and whether or not same-sex education for black boys will help close the achievement gap.
by Bassey Ikpi onNovember 16, 2010
What you saw in that interview with Matt Lauer and all the recent antics is an artistic genius who is in pain. Right now he needs our support, not derision.
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The rapper debuted his new single by projecting the song's video on buildings in New York.
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