by Lauren Williams onOctober 18, 2010
While some feel it's their duty to videotape police while they're in action, law-enforcement officers across the country are seeking to limit citizens' ability to record their activities.
September 2, 2010
From March 2007 to March 2009, the annual flow of illegal immigrants into the United States was two-thirds smaller than it was from March 2000 to March 2005.
by Jordan Flaherty onAugust 27, 2010
Police violence in the Crescent City has led to indictments -- and a struggle for reforms. But will real change really happen? On the fifth anniversary of Katrina, The Root takes a look at a department plagued by systemic corruption.
July 29, 2010
New York City finally does the right thing.
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.
July 13, 2010
The verdict in the Oscar Grant shooting case was a slap in the face to a community sure that this time justice would be served, says radio journalist Davey D.
July 13, 2010
A documentary, An Omar Broadway Film, documents the use of excessive force and corruption in prison.
July 9, 2010
This photo gallery proves what we know: Not everyone rioting over the Oscar Grant verdict is black.
by Lynette Holloway onJuly 9, 2010
The Root spoke to the Reverends Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton about what it takes to defuse the ongoing tension between the police and the black community.
June 24, 2010
Tension mounts in the courtroom over defense testimony of murder victim Oscar Grant.
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Recent film exposes journalists' guilt. Plus: The Root's valued leader resigns.
The rapper debuted his new single by projecting the song's video on buildings in New York.
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