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January 26, 2013
The Root Recommends: A show on which celebs such as Usher and Kevin Hart promote educating youths.
The Shadow League, an online magazine from former ESPN exec Keith Clinkscales, brokers a new deal.
The Root Recommends: A quarterly publication that shows how the game should be covered.
From Rita Dove's poetry to James Baldwin's essays, this author picks the titles that most inspire her.
First-time novelist Ayana Mathis tells us what it's like to be selected for Winfrey's book club and more.
The Georgia congressman's spouse was an educator and had an interest in international affairs.
From Roots to Django Unchained, here are the best and worst attempts at depicting our shackled past.
Called "Soul Sister No. 1" by James Brown, she was known for the widely sampled cut "Unwind Yourself."
The film's star says he channeled New Jack City's gangster Nino Brown in the slave-hero epic.
The coroner who handled the inquest of the singer's death was not qualified, according to reports.
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