June 12, 2011
Local Oakland, Calif., journalists helped investigate the killing of Chauncey Bailey, editor of the Oakland Post. Plus: The FCC reports low levels of minority ownership in media.
June 3, 2011
From headstands to "Namaste," these yogis have taken the ancient discipline and made it an integral part of their lives.
by Zack Burgess onMarch 18, 2011
Since Michael Jordan, there have been few sports celebrities to reach icon status. What gives?
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onMarch 10, 2011
CEO goes after LeBron James and Michael Jordan for $150 million each; Says the name is a coincidence.
by Martin Johnson onDecember 17, 2010
Although it might be fun to root against them, a league-dominating Miami Heat could be just what the NBA needs.
December 12, 2010
These figures -- politicians, celebrities and otherwise -- have been in the headlines one too many times this year, and thus need to take a backseat in 2011. It may not actually happen, but dare to dream.
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.
by Nick Charles onDecember 3, 2010
Despite the boos, James made a triumphant return. Maybe his jilted hometown will finally move on.
by The Buzz onNovember 20, 2010
AOL Black Voices has a list of 10 people who deserve the award more than the Miami Heat baller.
by Nick Charles onOctober 21, 2010
Racist tweets and opinion polls aside, should LeBron James blame his popularity problems on race?
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His Morehouse gradation speech reignited the debate over his posture toward blacks.
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