ABOUT Clinton Yates
April 10, 2013
The Root DC's Clinton Yates says that he can't wait to see what Shawn Carter puts his mind to when he finally sets down the mic for good.
The Root DC's Clinton Yates says that the annual acknowledgment of African-American contributions hasn't lost its purpose, but it has lost its way.
Reflecting on the Connecticut school shooting, The Root DC's Clinton Yates argues that unraveling the culture of violence in the United States begins with making people understand that guns kill people.
The Root DC's Clinton Yates says that the troubled comedian's management company is doing him a disservice if it doesn't end his tour right away and get him to the nearest available facility.
The Root DC's Clinton Yates argues that the "blerd" label reinforces the ridiculous stereotype that black folks have nothing but cool to offer and that anything else is a departure from blackness.
The Root DC's Clinton Yates writes that he won't spend time worrying about the recent incident in which students in blackface re-enacted a violent episode between Chris Brown and Rihanna because "there are just as many people out here representing us poorly without their faces painted."
The Root DC's Clinton Yates says that without the app, "one of the realities of being a brother is that hailing a cab is a nearly impossible task."