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.
by Cord Jefferson onNovember 16, 2010
Instead of praising his erratic behavior, real friends should urge him to seek professional help.
November 15, 2010
Could this possibly be the worst job in the world?
November 12, 2010
This week on The Confab: Join The Root's Washington reporter, Cord Jefferson, as he talks with Associate Editor Lauren Williams and contributing editor Harriette Cole about Katherine Jackson's comments about corporal punishment in the black community, Kanye West's mental health and black veterans.
November 11, 2010
This dude is involved in more media battles than rap battles. What's wrong with this picture?
November 9, 2010
Kanye West's ego is larger than his Louis Vuitton luggage collection. What makes him so entertaining is that he's not at all afraid to show it! Check out our all-time favorite pleas for attention by the mega-star rapper.
November 9, 2010
A kindler, gentler Kanye West surprises passengers.
by Washington Post onNovember 3, 2010
The former president says the rapper's suggestion that he was racist represented an "all-time low" for his tenure in office. Really? That was the bottom?
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