Surveillance Video Shows Cleveland Police Officer Shoot 12 Year Old
Cleveland police have released surveillance video showing 12 year old Tamir Rice being shot by an officer who has just exited a moving patrol car. Rice was alleged to have 'brandished' a bb gun. The video clearly shows the car had just stopped moving when the boy was shot. There is no audio on the video. This version was played at a news conference.
Flights Canceled, Highways Clogged Due to Winter Storm
Airlines have canceled over 200 flights and delayed more than 200 others. Most of the major airports in the Northeast are affected by a winter storm. Vicente Arenas reports from New York's LaGuardia Airport.
Legal Experts Explain Why The Ferguson Grand Jury Was Set Up For Failure
Two experienced attorneys explain what, in their view, are serious flaws with the grand jury process in the Darren Wilson case. The lawyers, St. Louis University law professor Susan McGraugh and Jerryl T. Christmas, a defense attorney and former prosecutor in St. Louis, are unsparing in their criticism of county prosecutor Bob McCulloch.
I Speak for the People by Donte Clark & Deandre Evans - Spoken Word
Poets from Richmond, California's Raw Talent/Making Waves use their unique talents to find a new way to see, think, and speak about diabetes while also improving and informing their community. Poets, Donte Clark & Deandre Evans.
Cosby Collection of African Art on Display at Smithsonian
A private collection of African-American art went on display at the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art this week. The collectors are none other than philanthropist Camille Cosby and her husband, comedian Bill Cosby, who began acquiring pieces early on in their 50-year marriage.
19th-century photographer Hugh Mangum made portraits of both black and white Americans across the Jim Crow South. Now a modern-day photographer wants to discover the identities of the people in those pictures.
Veterans Day: How Helpful Are We In The Transition Back To Civilian Life?
Host Harriette Cole speaks with expert Terrance Holliday, Former Commissioner NYC Mayor's Office Of Veterans Affairs, and guest Capt. Michael McLean in the United States Army, Iraqi Veteran, during this segment of The Root Live.
What Are My Rights Anyway? LGBT Benefits: A Breakdown
Host Harriett Cole speaks with expert Jim Mahaney, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at Prudential, and Darnell L. Moore, writer, activist and Co-Founder of YOU Belong, during this segment of The Root Live.
When The Tables Are Turned: Female Breadwinners/Male Homemakers. How Is That Working For You?
Host Harriett Cole speaks with expert Lynnette Khalfani, Personal Finance Expert, Co-founder of AskTheMoneyCoach.com, and guest Christopher Persley, Stay At Home Dad Blogger, during this segment of The Root Live.
Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal is joined in studio with documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson. Nelson is known for his films Freedom Riders, The Murder of Emmett Till, and, Sweet Honey in the Rock: Raise Your Voice.
Left of Black With Cora Daniels and John L. Jackson Jr.
Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal is joined by Cora Daniels and John L. Jackson Jr. to talk about teaching our children about sex, black masculinity, and state violence against black men. Daniels and Jackson recently published a book together titled, “Impolite Conversations: On Race, Politics, Sex, Money and Religion”. Daniels is an award-winning journalist and author. Professor Jackson is a cultural anthropologist, filmmaker, and the Dean of the School of Social Policy and Practice at the...
Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal sits down with Rev. Dr. Calvin Butts to talk about his influences and the future of Black ministry. Rev. Dr. Butts is the pastor of the Abyssinian Baptist Church and the president of the State University of New York at Old Westbury.
Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal sits down with Zandria F. Robinson to talk about the concept of "country cosmopolitism" and her new book, "This Ain't Chicago: Race, Class, and Regional Identity in the Post-Soul South". Robinson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Memphis.
Ask A Slave: The Web Series wrote: CREDITS BELOW Ask A Slave is a comedy web series based on the actress' time working as a living history character at the popular historic site, George Washington's Mount Vernon. Starring Azie Dungey as Lizzie Mae and directed by Jordan Black. All questions and interactions are based on true events.
Ask A Slave: Season 1 Episode 5: Two Sides to Every Coin
Ask A Slave is a comedy web series directed by Jordan Black based on the actress' time working as a living history character at the popular historic site, George Washington's Mount Vernon. All questions and interactions are based on true events. Real Questions. Real Comedy.