by Achy Obejas onJuly 28, 2010
Achy Obejas talks to an Afro-Cuban intellectual who says that Cuba's gotten a pass on race for far too long.
July 27, 2010
When it comes to race, Cuba is far from a utopia. As part of The Root's series exploring the island's color complex, one of Cuba's esteemed social scientists writes about the aftermath of an open letter decrying racism there.
by Mary C. Curtis onJuly 27, 2010
After last week's racial flap, this writer tried to get beyond the perpetual debate. It didn't work.
by Terence Samuel onJuly 27, 2010
Virginia Senator Jim Webb urges an end to government diversity programs, saying that they hurt deserving whites and benefit people not entitled to them. This is a debate we should have, but can we?
July 19, 2010
A new CDC study exploring the link between AIDS and poverty is proving to be controversial for its suggestion that income is more important than race when determining a person’s chance of infection.
July 8, 2010
They don't call us resilient for nothing.
by Peter Goodman onJune 18, 2010
Lessons learned from being a white man raising a black child in a color-struck world.
June 2, 2010
The Buzz wants to be surprised by this, but...
June 2, 2010
Prosecutors want to know if the supermodel received uncut stones from former Liberian president Charles Taylor.
May 26, 2010
Interracial marriage is increasing -- but slowly.
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Recent film exposes journalists' guilt. Plus: The Root's valued leader resigns.
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