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Bill Cosby on Sexual Assault Allegations: ‘I’ve Never Seen Anything Like This’

Bill Cosby Speaks on Sexual Assault Allegations

by The Root   May 15, 2015

On Friday, Bill Cosby finally spoke out about the sexual assault allegations from close to 30 women on Good Morning America. Cosby, who appeared... Read More

Bill Cosby Received California Love at Recent Stand-Up Show

Cosby Gets Standing Ovation at California Show

by The Root   Jan 20, 2015

Bill Cosby hasn’t lost all of his fans amid his recent allegations of sexual assault and drugging from over 20 women. Many of his... Read More


Stop Sentencing Children to Life in Prison

by The Root   May 13, 2013

Nearly a year ago, the U.S. Supreme Court reminded us of something that we all know and understand: Age matters. Children are immature and irresponsible. They... Read More

President Barack Obama

Obama’s State of the Union Must-Do List

by The Root   Feb 12, 2013

After President Barack Obama delivered a second inaugural address that included — in less than 20 minutes — five references to faith and God, four to... Read More

What Is It About Skin Color?

What Is It About Skin Color?

by The Root   Feb 06, 2013

Skin color is one of our most important biological traits. Its many shades evolved as humans moved far and wide into regions with different... Read More

Andrew Cuomo and Cory Booker

Could a Bachelor Win the Presidency?

by The Root   Jan 31, 2013

Though President Obama's inauguration for a second term took place just over a week ago, speculation is already rampant regarding who the next Black president might... Read More

The graduating class of Livingston High School prepares for commencement June 3, 2008, in New Orleans.

The "Acting White Theory" Doesn't Add Up

by The Root   Jan 30, 2013

Do Black students purposefully underachieve because they attribute being smart to "acting White"? For more than a decade, academics, policymakers and cultural critics have... Read More

Sasha and Malia: Obama's Best Legacy

Sasha and Malia: Obama’s Best Legacy

by The Root   Jan 25, 2013

Thankfully, it's no secret that Barack Obama is a good father. More than other presidents in my recent memory, Obama — though never adopting... Read More

Florida A&M University

FAMU Student Newspaper’s Editor Ousted

by The Root   Jan 25, 2013

"The editor of the student newspaper at Florida A&M University learned via email today that he's being replaced," Michael Koretzky reported Wednesday for the Southern Drawl,... Read More

Huey P. Newton

Fear of a Black Gun Owner

by The Root   Jan 23, 2013

It may seem hard to believe, but the modern-day gun-rights debate was born from the civil rights era and inspired by the Black Panthers.... Read More