by Stacy-Ann Ellis onDecember 28, 2012
The Root Recommends: Back-to-back episodes featuring select honorees from 2012's list of influencers.
by Stacy-Ann Ellis onDecember 4, 2012
The interview series inspired by our annual list premieres on Wednesday, Dec. 5, at 8 p.m.
by Lauren Williams onSeptember 20, 2012
Tech guru Omar Wasow explains how we improved the formula to diversify the 2012 list.
by Genetta M. Adams onFebruary 29, 2012
These online innovators broke new ground and helped make the Internet what it is today.
May 5, 2011
President Barack Obama's political foes have long questioned his credentials as a "real American," without ever having to mention his color. His Kenyan and Muslim heritage provides new fodder for old bigots, who portray him as Osama bin Laden's buddy or doppelgänger. With bin Laden now dead at Obama's order, will the extremists' image of the president as a terrorist sympathizer be laid to rest?
April 6, 2011
In the latest installment of the Vine series on leadership, Thelma Golden, the director and chief curator of New York's Studio Museum in Harlem, tells The Root that the "ability to live within one's culture and within one's world is made, for me, so much more important and enjoyable and informative and instructive through the arts."
March 30, 2011
The celebrity chef can speak in depth about Africa, middle-class life in Sweden and, of course, living and working in Harlem. Being "in many different worlds is really an opportunity," he tells The Root. Watch him talk about modern black leadership, eating inexpensively and learning how to code-switch.
March 23, 2011
The Newark mayor tells The Root, "I have an audience of over 1 million followers on Twitter -- that's bigger than my state's largest newspaper." In the latest installment of our Vine series, he talks with Omar Wasow about his building dynamic coalitions and managing his message in the digital age.
by Omar Wasow onMarch 9, 2011
The iPad 2 will be a huge hit -- and a massive headache for the company's competitors.
by Omar Wasow onMarch 31, 2010
Steve Jobs is right again. It's a computer for the rest of us.
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