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Critics say an artist disrespected Zuma's presidency. But doesn't he do the same with his behavior?
by A. Hawes onJune 3, 2012
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by Demetria L. Lucas onApril 12, 2012
In a personal essay at Clutch magazine, The Root contributing editor Demetria L. Lucas reflects upon the way her Americanness made her stick out in South Africa.
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January 11, 2012
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January 5, 2012
South Africa's ruling party has much to fete and more to consider, says Charlayne Hunter-Gault.
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May 26, 2011
The Root looks back at the life and legacy of the activist, world leader and humanitarian.
by John McWhorter onApril 14, 2011
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by Jenée Desmond-Harris onJanuary 27, 2011
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