The Sanborn family had hoped they'd be able to bring home their 5-year-old adopted son from Liberia by now. But Ebola has forced them to wait. The boy is just one of thousands of orphans in West Africa who've been impacted by the deadly virus.
Race Forward advances racial justice through research, media and practice. Founded in 1981, Race Forward brings systematic analysis and an innovative approach to complex race issues to help people take effective action toward racial equity. Race Forward publishes the daily news site Colorlines and presents Facing Race, the country's largest multiracial conference on racial justice.
President Obama will address the nation Thursday night, discussing an executive action he plans to take regarding immigration. The move could affect millions of undocumented immigrants living in the U.S.
Lauren Hill Exchanges Jersey with Bengals Player Devon Still
The college basketball player with an inoperable brain tumor gave her first and only collegiate game jersey to Cincinnati Bengals player Devon Still. The NFL player gave Hill one of his jerseys at an earlier get-together.
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.