Google Doodle Pays Tribute to the 100th Anniversary of the NAACP’s ‘Silent Protest’ Parade 

Every now and again, Google shares a gem in the form of a doodle on its home page, recognizing dates that have some relevance to history, culture—anything like that. Today’s doodle marks the 100-year anniversary of the iconic Silent Protest Parade where some 10,000 African Americans marched in total silence to protest…


Living With History: W.E.B. Du Bois’ Great-Grandson Explains Why That Department of Education Tweet Was Truly Horrible

Editor’s note: For Black History Month, The Root is speaking to the relatives of our most cherished African-American heroes in a series called Living With History. To open the series, we interviewed a descendant of Frederick Douglass and Booker T. Washington. Last week we did a Q&A with the descendants of Ida B. Wells