ABOUT Kenneth J. Cooper
October 26, 2011
The newly elected chief may leave it to the courts to decide whether to grant descendants citizenship.
The 54th Massachusetts Regiment, featured in Glory, was not the first black unit to fight. The Root presents this feature from our archives as the nation remembers the 150th anniversary of the Civil War's start.
A new exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian traces black-Native American relations from the 1500s to the present.
All the time and money we spend on education reform will mean nothing if we don’t grow the pool of qualified teachers.
How could two countries with so much common history find themselves looking at such drastically different futures?
The Cherokee Nation is determined to deny black folks citizenship. Descendants of Freedmen cannot let that happen.
The black American experience is more than just Harlem and Mississippi, North and South, ghettoes and Jim Crow. There was a Western front, and it wasn’t all that quiet.