Federal decree in Mississippi may provide the key to stopping harsher suspensions for black students.
Judge cites racial bias in the case of Albert Woodfox, who's been in solitary for more than 40 years.
The Angola 3 case may help change the arbitrary and sometimes abusive use of solitary confinement.
Supporters of one of the Angola 3 tell The Root why he might be released this time.
Be it from the government, private sector or alumni, some schools need an intervention. And fast.
Can the committee create a template that can be used to change campus culture?
The legendary artist talks to The Root about his new book and how black folks need to help themselves.
Author Jodi Kantor explores the first couple's evolving partnership in her book, The Obamas.
The lifestyle maven and others reflect on the role that Thanksgiving plays in sharing traditions.