by Lauren Williams onSeptember 9, 2011
On Sept. 11, this writer worried about her father at the Pentagon. He lived, but the emotions remain.
by Joel Dreyfuss onSeptember 10, 2010
On the ninth anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks, a sense of vulnerability still prevails in this country. That's not good for black Americans, Japanese Americans or Arab Americans, who know that fear fuels our worst behavior as a nation.
by Henry Louis Gates Jr. onDecember 23, 2009
The Root’s editor-in-chief, Henry Louis Gates Jr., looks back at the first decade of the first century of the new millennium.
December 23, 2009
When we asked our contributors to name the most important events of the decade, there were some obvious choices, and quite a few that reflect The Root’s unique worldview.
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