ABOUT Monée Fields-White
April 05, 2012
He developed Like It Is into one of TV's top public-affairs programs focusing on black America.
The Los Angeles Times is reporting that he died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
White Southern men aren't the only ones who like to dress up and re-enact the great conflict that began 150 years ago between North and South. Here's what motivates some blacks to join in.
An 1894 showdown between anti-lynching crusader Ida B. Wells and temperance leader Frances E. Willard revealed the grip that racial resentment had over the American suffrage movement.
Choral director Nate Ingram survived the earthquake in Japan. He told The Root about life in the wake of the cataclysm, with the threat of a nuclear crisis looming.
In 1921, Greenwood, a successful, all-black enclave in Tulsa, was the site of the deadliest race riot in U.S. history. For the inhabitants of "the Black Wall Street," life would never be the same.
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