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(The Root) -- Genealogical DNA testing can yield very surprising results, as The Root's deputy editor just found out. "My mother, who is Creole from Louisiana and identifies as black, had her DNA tested recently. The test results came back as positive for a region in India. Show More Summary
(The Root) -- Whenever northern Nigeria has been in the news in recent months, the stories are usually about killings and kidnappings by Boko Haram -- a radical Islamist insurgency group that has killed some 2,000 people and kidnapped others in the region since its emergence in 2002. Show More Summary
"Central Park Five" Film Makes Journalists' Guilt Clear "The Central Park Five" has been a book, a theatrical movie and a PBS film that aired last month, indicting the news media as well as police and prosecutors in each iteration. But...Show More Summary
Today’s Oracle takes us to the Libra weekly for Nov. 6, 2009 You may feel like your life is aimlessly drifting toward somewhere you don’t recognize. Look another way and you’re... This is content summary only. Please visit Planet Waves Daily Astrology Blog for full links, other content, and more!
The allegedly crack-smoking Toronto mayor is so outlandish, he almost seems like a cartoon character. Here are his counterparts.
Who's making the big bucks this year? You might be surprised.
The Official White House Twitter Account Has Been Flying Our Nations Eagle Upside Down For The Last Few Days. Lets take a deeper look.
How hateful is your section of the country? Twitter provides the answer.
Star Trek's release today ushers in a new era of summer-blockbuster bad guys. Here are our favorite classic characters.
You can tell what is a SUPERIOR INTEREST to a person by allowing him to use his vantage point of the world to focus upon that which is most compelling to him.It is important that you not attempt to regulate "free speech". Instead when...Show More Summary
Saying that we are witnessing the resegregation of the American media, Farai Chideya delivers an incisive piece at the Nation about the face of journalism today. When I was a kid, my family loved watching science fiction films and television shows. Show More Summary
Contending that there is no way to make up for decades of discrimination that crippled the proud history of black farmers, on the Huffington Post NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous checks in on the debate raging around a court...Show More Summary
Read the full quote here. Henry Louis Gates Jr. is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and the director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African-American Research at Harvard University. He is also the editor-in-chief of The Root. Follow him on Twitter and Facebook. Read full article...
Shawn Taylor writes at Ebony.com that he is prepared to explain to his 6-year-old daughter about the social ills she will confront during her lifetime, arguing that he has taken a firm stance against teaching her from a deficit model. "When...Show More Summary
Nadira Hira's manifesto on marriage.
"Promise me one thing — if you choose to [print the question "have you had a relationship with another woman?"] just put three dots as my response. That's it."
Sorry, Chuck, winning a lawsuit so cheerleaders can hoist Bible banners at Texas high school football games actually isn't a win for religious liberty.
In response to last night's hate crime murder of a gay man, tonight will be a candlelight vigil at midnight at the scene of the crime in the West Village. Gather at the corner of Sixth Avenue and Eight Street near the Gray's Papaya restaurant. The location is one block from the Ninth Street PATH station and two blocks from the Christopher Street 1 train station.
The wave of antigay violence in New York City reaches a crescendo. read more