This month’s episode of 'Who's Black in America' puts the spotlight on Cape Verde, locally known as Cabo Verde. Cape Verdean Ethnomusicologist and Artist Marcy Depina gives us a brief history and introduction to the African nation.
What Nigerians Think About Boko Haram, America Wanting to Help
It's been seven months since Boko Haram abducted over 200 schoolgirls from their boarding school in Chibok, Nigeria, and the subsequent #BringBackOurGirls social media campaign was born.
In the Root TV segment above, The Root's Diana Ozemebhoya Eromosele speaks with Chika Oduah—an independent journalist working in Nigeria—about what this entire experience has been like for Nigerians, especially their being at the forefront of the philanthropic cause that was “en vogue” for the better part...
Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal is joined by Chuck D of Public Enemy and Gaye Theresa Johnson. Professor Johnson teaches in the Department of Black Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal is joined by Anne-Maria Makhulu to discuss her latest book, “Making Freedom: Apartheid, Squatter Politics, and the Struggle for Home”. Makhulu is an Associate Professor of Cultural Anthropology and African and African American Studies at Duke University.
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When The Carter Center began leading the campaign to eradicate Guinea worm in 1986, there were an estimated 3.5 million cases of the disease in 20 countries in Africa and Asia. Today, less than a fraction of one percent of Guinea worm cases remain in a handful of endemic countries: Sudan, Ghana, Mali, Ethiopia, Niger, and Nigeria.
Making an Impact: Advancing Racial Equity in Schools
The Organizing Apprenticeship Project and others discuss their successful campaign, using Race Forward's framework and resources, to get the Minneapolis-area school system to integrate Racial Equity Impact Assessments into their policy process.
5 Things That Make Summer Awesome According to Kid President
Summertime is awesome, but unfortunately not for everyone. During the school year, 21 million school children receive free or reduced-price lunch -- but during summer, 90% of those 21 million kids have limited or no access to meals they receive when school is in session.
"Soar" explores the evolving bond between two sisters: both are phenomenal dancers, and one is a quadruple amputee from a childhood illness. Their art helps them define themselves, together and separately, and helps us redefine our idea of what is possible.
As a young actress, living legend Cicely Tyson was asked to meet a reporter at a prominent hotel for an interview. When she came in, the woman at the check booth told her she had to "go around the back."
Founder Steve Harvey, with his wife Marjorie, on the red carpet at the 12 annual Neighborhood Awards in Atlanta on Aug. 9. This is the first time the awards were in Atlanta. The event originated in Los Angeles in 2001 under the name "Hoodie Awards" and spent seven years in Las Vegas.