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This Day in Black History: Aug. 1, 1894
Educator and activist Benjamin Elijah Mays was born on Aug. 1, 1894....


Proponents Worry About Supreme Court Review of Affirmative Action
Many elected officials and academics say there is cause for concern while the Supreme Court takes u...


'Brilliant Is the New Black' Showcases Black Men Scientists
Dr. Kyla McMullen compiled the list to inspire Black boys and young men to consider pursuing STEM f...


Diploma of Harvard College's First Black Graduate to Be Auctioned
Richard Greener's 144-year-old diploma will go on sale on Aug. 6 in Chicago....


Commentary: A Raging Debate About Black Studies
There’s been a big hubbub of late over the Chronicle of Higher Education's writer Naomi Schaefer Ri...


This Day in Black History: Nov. 27, 1923
Mathematician J. Ernest Wilkins Jr. was born on Nov. 27, 1923....


Nas Receives Harvard Hip Hop Fellowship Honor
Prestigious university spotlights influence of iconic MC....


Drake Trumps Jay-Z and Kanye West in Social Media Popularity
Drizzy dominates Twitter, Facebook and more....


Uzo Aduba, Ice Cube and More on Best and Worst College Memories
Back-to-school stories from our favorite stars....


CBC and Others Urge Obama Administration to Appoint Police Czar
Leaders offer steps to improve police-community relations....


Mrs. Obama to College Students: “Call Me”
In the upcoming election, every vote counts. And in the contest for increasingly coveted votes, Fir...


Does Africa Want Us Back?
The Root spoke to delegates at the Leon H. Sullivan Summit in Equatorial Guinea about whether what ...


Commentary: What's in Obama's "Secret Videos" From Harvard Law School?
A "new" video of Barack Obama protesting for "class warfare" and "racial division" 21 years ago at ...


A Week Without Facebook? Pa. College Tries It Out
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A central Pennsylvania technological college with fewer students than ...


Op-Ed | Nuclear Energy: An Economic Lifeline for Local Communities
Nuclear Energy: An economic lifeline for local communities....


Opinion: The Mess at Medgar Evers College
Opinion: The mess at Medgar Evers College....


National Summit Arrives Amid Economic Trouble
National Summit Arrives Amid Economic Trouble...


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Posted Mar. 10, 2008 -- Come on, admit it. You sneak a peek at your horoscope now and then, don't y...