by Joshua R. Weaver onMay 25, 2012
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by Meredith Rizzo onMay 15, 2012
President Obama delivers the commencement speech for graduates at Barnard College in New York City.
by Francie Latour onApril 14, 2012
Boston Globe columnist Francie Latour takes issue with Lena Dunham's new HBO series, Girls. Even though it's set in diverse New York City, Dunham has managed to create another series devoid of color.
November 19, 2011
Journal-isms: The Anti-Defamation League is alarmed by anti-Semitism among immigrants to the U.S.
July 5, 2011
You don't need to travel the world to find yourself. There's a treasure trove of black history and culture right here in the U.S. The Root explores the places you've got to see in your lifetime.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onFebruary 25, 2011
Filmmakers launch Digital Diaspora Family Reunion.
September 15, 2010
Unless I'm mistaken, both O'Donnell and Paladino -- and most every other person dubbed a "Tea Party candidate" in the past -- are registered Republicans.
July 30, 2010
The attempt to "crack" down on saggy pants is foiled.
by Les Payne onJuly 19, 2010
Blanketing minority communities, the Big Apple's "random" stops only increase hostility and risk for black and Hispanic New Yorkers.
by E.R. Shipp onMay 28, 2010
The Harlem Congressman says he has unfinished business; the challengers say it's time to step down.
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