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President Obama Cancels Vacation Returns to White House

By Stephen A. Crockett Jr. President Barack Obama has cut his Martha’s Vineyard vacation short and returned…

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Mo. Gov. Jay Nixon: Releasing Video an Attempt to ‘Besmirch’ Victim

By Stephen A. Crockett Jr. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and Police Chief Thomas Jackson aren’t in agreeance…

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Autopsy Shows Michael Brown was Shot Six Times, Missouri Governor Orders National Guard to Ferguson, Mo. 

By Stephen A. Crockett Jr. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is ordering the National Guard into Ferguson after…

8 of the Youngest Black College Graduates You Should Know

By Diamond Sharp College is often seen as the beginning of a young person’s path into adulthood,…

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Being an Atheist Is Not a ‘White Thing’ and It’s Not a Bad Thing. I’m Proof of That.

By Darrin Johnson I’m black and I’m an atheist. That really shouldn’t be a shocking statement. Everyone…

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How Ferguson Has Exposed a Civil Rights Generational Divide

By Peniel E. Joseph This past week’s racial crisis in Ferguson, Missouri has uncovered a divide within…

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Brand You: Getting Back To Your Core

By CafemochaAdmin By Administrator Countdown to pressing your #RESET This day vow to give the ultimate gift…

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An Uneasy Weekend in Ferguson

By Diamond Sharp In the week since a white officer gunned down an unarmed 18-year-old black male…

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Joe Morton, Uzo Aduba Win Emmys

By Lynette Holloway Two top black actors took home awards from last night’s Creative Arts Emmys ceremony…

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1 Shot, 7 Arrested in Ferguson in Turmoil After Curfew

By Lynette Holloway Just hours after Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon imposed a curfew in Ferguson, Mo., in…

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Did School Integration Fail Black Children?

By Daisy M. Jenkins Back-to-school is just around the corner and 60 years after the Brown v….

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One Last Summer Road Trip? Apps to Keep the Kids Happy

By The Root Staff Gone are the days when families would play games or sing a song…

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Fla. Mom Arrested After Leaving Kids at Park While at Food Bank

By Lynette Holloway A 28-year-old mother of four was arrested last week after an officer discovered her…

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Is Malia Obama Headed to Stanford University?           

By Lynette Holloway It’s never too early for high schoolers to begin thinking about college. So ABC…

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