The Root Releases Top 20 Black LGBT Movers and Shakers

The Root Releases Top 20 Black LGBT Movers and Shakers

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June is National Black LGBT month, and The Root celebrates Black and gay notables who made coming out cool. Among the 20 names on… Read More

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The family of Trayvon Martin and their legal team held an exclusive news conference at the National Association of Black… Read More

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Attorney General Holder to be Held in Contempt of Congress

by Zerlina Maxwell

House Republicans are on track to hold the first Black attorney general Eric Holder in contempt… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

A few days after complaining about his treatment behind bars, Dr. Conrad Murray's prayers have been answered. Murray, who… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

A car in Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe's motorcade hit a commuter bus near the rural town of Zvimba… Read More

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by Zerlina Maxwell

Thousands of silent marchers made their way down New York City’s Fifth Avenue this weekend in protest of the NYPD’s controversial… Read More

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