Category: Racial Issues

In Root.com survey Black Americans Assess Obama After Two Years In Office

The Wire Readers of The Root.com have already weighed in on their opinions of President Barack Obama just in time for his State of the Union adddress tonight. The Root.com recently released the results of its extensive reader survey gauging how people assess President Obama’s achievements, exactly two years after...

Shirley Sherrod to Address National Association of Black Journalists at Convention San Diego

From the Dallas South Newswire Newsmaker Shirley Sherrod is set to appear before thousands of journalists on Thursday, July 29 at the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Annual Convention in San Diego, Calif. Sherrod has made headlines over the past two weeks for her forced resignation from the U.S....

Happy Birthday Mr. President!

Pin a few dollars on his lapel under his flag pin, President Obama turned 48 today.  Check his belly button was he really born though?  If so, he couldn’t have been born in the U.S……maybe Hawaii.  So to President Barack Obama, I say, HAPPY BIRTHDAY….wherever you were born. Photo: Alex...

Henry Louis Gates agrees to have beer with Officer Crowley and President Obama at the White House

Henry Louis Gates released a statement to TheRoot.com (which was sent to Dallas South) regarding the President’s invitation to have a beer at the White House with the officer who arrested him. Gates,Editor-in-Chief of The Root., accepted President Obama’s offer. “It was very kind of the President to phone me...