April is National Minority Health Month, and The Root is exploring some alternatives to traditional medical treatments -- here's our profile on meditation. Give it a try: quiet mind and a still body. After all, thinking is thinking, and meditating is meditating.
Convicted Ex-New Orleans Mayor Files Appeal Notice
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has filed a formal notice of appeal in the corruption case that resulted in a guilty verdict on 20 criminal counts and a prison sentence of 10 years. The appeal will be considered by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
This Former Athlete's Opening Statement Will Blow You Away
Student athletes get a lot of attention, but it is important to ask what they actually need. Myron Rolle, a former college football player, delivers an opening statement before the Senate Commerce Committee hearing on College Athletes and Academics.
First Muslim Tapped to Serve on House Intel Committee
Indiana Rep Andre Carson will be the first Muslim to serve on House intelligence committee. House Democratic leader Pelosi announced she would name Carson to panel at weekly caucus meeting on Tuesday, according to two senior House Democratic leadership aides. Keith Ellison was the first Muslim member elected to Congress in 2006.
GQ+A & Victor Cruz: The Importance Of The Right Fit
If there is one thing Victor Cruz has learned about great style, it’s that your tailor is as important as your barber. Victor Cruz and his personal stylist talk with Michael Hainey about getting the right fit
Rock The Vote Presents #TURNOUTFORWHAT starring Lil Jon and featuring Lena Dunham, Whoopi Goldberg, Natasha Lyonne, Fred Armisen, E.J. Johnson, Darren Criss, Sophia Bush, Ireland Baldwin, Devendra Banhart, Ioanna Gika and Gabriel Valenciano.