This week on the Confab: Join Deputy Editor Lauren Williams as she chats with Assistant Editor and Social Media Manager Akoto Ofori-Atta and Staff Writer Jenée Desmond-Harris about insidious forms of street harassment, how the "one-drop rule" works in 2013 and why no one seems to care when female athletes come out.
This week on The Confab: Join Staff Writer Jenée Desmond-Harris and Assistant Editor and Social Media Manager Akoto Ofori-Atta as they chat with Mother Jones' Adam Serwer and the American Prospect's Jamelle Bouie about "well-intended" racial screwups in political speeches, songs and comments about biracial kids. Plus: We unpack Jay-Z's career evolution -- from rap to business to musical attacks on politicians.
This week on the Confab: Join Staff Writer Jenée Desmond-Harris as she chats with Assistant Editor Akoto Ofori-Atta and the Tampa Bay Times' Joel Anderson about The Root's March Movie Madness upsets and Atlanta's standardized-testing scandal. Plus: A public service announcement on black women and natural hair.
This week on The Confab: Join Staff Writer Jenée Desmond-Harris as she talks to Deputy Editor Lauren Williams, Assistant Editor and Social Media Manager Akoto Ofori-Atta and political analyst Zerlina Maxwell about the Steubenville, Ohio, rape case and Beyoncé's new song.
This week on The Confab: Join Assistant Editor Akoto Ofori-Atta as she chats with Deputy Editor Lauren Williams and staff writer and White House Correspondent Jenée Desmond-Harris as they discuss the egregious sexism at this year's Oscar Awards ceremony, the Onion's Quvenzhané Wallis tweet fail, the one-year anniversary of Trayvon Martin's death and more.
This week on The Confab: Join Staff Writer Jenée Desmond-Harris and Assistant Editor Akoto Ofori-Atta as they chat with The Root contributing editors Demetria L. Lucas and Ivory Toldson about persistent black marriage myths and unacceptable Valentine's Day shenanigans.
This week on The Confab: Join Assistant Editor Akoto Ofori-Atta as she chats with Associate Editor Brett Johnson, the University of Connecticut's Jelani Cobb and The Root DC blogger and Urban Cusp founder Rahiel Tesfamariam as they chat about Django Unchained's fact and fantasy, Shawty Lo's new reality show and Nas' place in hip-hop history.
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