ABOUT Arlene McKanic
January 28, 2011
Scientist and television host Neil deGrasse Tyson chatted with The Root recently about the latest scientific discoveries and the politics of dealing with the government.
An exhibit that's just arrived in the U.S. showcases the contributions of the Muslim world to humanity's scientific, medical and technological development.
The new director of the premier research center for African-American culture talks about his famous great-grandfather, coming of age at the time of the Rodney King beating and his plans for the Harlem library.
Mos Def and Jeffrey Wright team deliver a frantic -- and tragic -- comedy about early New Orleans.
The novelist opens up to The Root about her new novel, Michelle Obama, Twitter, getting along with her ex and why we need a national coming-out day.