The Democratic National Convention Didn’t Talk About a Black Agenda, so We Did  

On Wednesday, as Philadelphia’s center was overrun by throngs of Democratic conventiongoers, The Root and legendary Philadelphia radio station WURD 900 AM collaborated blocks away on Broad Street to discuss what the black agenda might be—especially after what is shaping up to be the most contentious presidential…

Democrats Will Unite After They Finish Self-Destructing Over Emails, Bernie-or-Bust Crowd

As the Democratic National Convention gets underway, it’s always good to remember what Will Rogers once said: "I am not a member of any organized political party. I am a Democrat." And boy, those words have never rung more true than this year. Where the Republicans, when not running Donald Mussolini for president, are…

Black Folks Seem to Be OK With Clinton’s VP Pick, But Sanders’ Peeps Not Pleased With Email Leak

Hillary Clinton announced her vice presidential pick Friday, and though many didn’t seem to know much about Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia, most black folks seem OK with her choice. Bernie Sanders’ supporters, however, are fuming over a hacker breach of the Democratic National Convention server, which threatens to disturb…