by Hillary Crosley onMay 24, 2013
Petrona Smith says she was dismissed for using the Spanish word for "black" in language class.
by Henry Louis Gates Jr. onApril 24, 2013
The father of African-American journalism on colonialism in Africa.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onOctober 5, 2012
In today's link roundup: Spencer's Elle interview. Plus: "Elmo, you better make a run for it."
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onApril 16, 2012
The cast reunited to accept the Groundbreaking Award. Check out what they're up to these days.
March 22, 2012
Attendees spoke with The Root about their anger with the justice system and the difficulty of being brown in America.
by Eugene Robinson onOctober 12, 2011
The disorganized nature of the protests is a mirror of the nation's political and economic dysfunction, writes Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson.
by Abdul Ali onOctober 10, 2010
On Sunday some 12,500 filmmakers around the world will be capturing our daily routines in a massive collective effort.
September 23, 2010
There's speculation that the president wants to be more business-friendly in replacing Larry Summers as head of his economic team. A woman would be great -- and he could also add much-needed diversity by picking from retired and current CEOs.
by Joel Dreyfuss onSeptember 12, 2010
State Attorney General Bob Cooper proposes taking "temporary possession" of the university's $74 million collection to prevent a deal that would send half of the art to a museum in Arkansas.
by Sheryl Huggins Salomon onAugust 21, 2010
Surprise! The hip-hop star does not meet the residency requirements, said an electoral commission.
Twitter goes in on Paula Deen after a report suggests that she's racist.
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