by Andre Showell onNovember 24, 2012
Andre Showell writes at BET that the president has been more opinionated and forceful than ever in recent remarks.
by Dr. Wilmer J. Leon onNovember 9, 2012
Writing at Black Star News, Dr. Wilmer J. Leon says that the question shouldn't be "What should President Obama do for black America?" It should be "What will black America do for itself politically, and when?"
by Mary Mitchell onNovember 8, 2012
Mary Mitchell, writing at the Chicago Sun-Times, says that she hopes the second-term president will focus more explicitly on the needs of a group that he can always depend on for support.
by Kevin Chappell onNovember 8, 2012
Ebony's Kevin Chappell explains how a hard-fought battle ended in victory for the Obama campaign.
by Elaine Kamarck onNovember 7, 2012
Now the business of governing begins again, CNN's Elaine Kamarck writes. She offers tips on the top five issues the president will face.
by Jonathan Capehart onSeptember 4, 2012
August has been a challenging month for President Obama since 2009, writes Jonathan Capehart in a blog entry at the Washington Post. But maybe things are starting to turn around.
by Lynette Holloway onAugust 20, 2012
A conservative historian contends that the president does not deserve to be re-elected because he has failed to improve the economy and the deficit.
by Michael H. Cottman onApril 21, 2012
Writing at BlackAmericaWeb, Michael H. Cottman says that the Obama team has good reason to be concerned that some Democrats think -- wrongly -- that the president will cruise to re-election.
by Cynthia Gordy onMay 20, 2011
A reluctant campaigner in 2008, the first lady is now fully on board. What a difference a few years makes.
April 5, 2011
One moment during the video launching President Obama's new campaign gave us pause about his message to black voters.
- Most Popular
- Most Shared
As the ousted chief becomes the face of the flap, keep these facts in mind.
Six citizens were sentenced to one year for their "insulting" tweets.
The Chatterati Newsletter Sign Up
The Root DC
- Kiera Wilmot: NASA Engineer Awards Fla. Teen Scholarship To Space Academy
- Mourners Gather In Oakland To Remember Malcolm Shabazz
- 13 People Shot In Detroit Within 24-Hour Period
- 20 To 25 Injured As Conn. Commuter Trains Collide
- Murder Suspect, 20, Allegedly Admits To Killing Teen Because She Refused Abortion