by Jenée Desmond-Harris onSeptember 13, 2011
As a teen, this biracial writer came to terms with her black identity with a little help from 'Pac.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onSeptember 9, 2011
Members of Shakur's former rap group say it's what he would have wanted and dismiss negative media spin.
September 9, 2011
From posthumous albums to sighting hoaxes, rapper Tupac Shakur is still on the pop-culture radar 15 years after his death on September 13, 1996. The mystique and the music live on.
June 23, 2011
From Journal-isms: The National Association of Black Journalists received reports that there are fewer or no people of color working as journalists at some Gannett newspapers. Plus: Emerge Magazine re-emerges, and Sharpton-West rematch to take place.
April 22, 2011
In honor of National Poetry Month, The Root's staff shares a few of our favorite stanzas from black poets, from old school (Hughes, Dunbar) to new school (Tupac).
by Lawrence C. Ross Jr. onNovember 4, 2010
The hip-hop journalist steps behind the camera for her debut documentary, Black August.
June 16, 2010
Rap legend Tupac Shakur would have turned 39 today. We remember him through his music.
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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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