Michael Harriot

senior writer at The Root, author of the upcoming book “Black AF History”

Staff Writer at the Root

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Closing arguments began today in the trial against the three white men charged with murdering Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man, in Brunswick, Georgia.

Ahmaud Arbery and Kyle Rittenhouse cases: ‘Reasonable suspicion’ is tied to race and place in America

Closing arguments began today in the trial against the three white men charged with murdering Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man, in Brunswick, Georgia.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Democratic presidential candidates tried appealing to black voters during Tuesday night’s debate in Charleston. It was the last debate before Super Tuesday.

Takeaways from South Carolina presidential debate

Democratic presidential candidates tried appealing to black voters during Tuesday night’s debate in Charleston. It was the last debate before Super Tuesday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In disguise, comedian Sacha Baron Cohen interviews people and gets them to say some pretty outrageous things. Now he has a new TV show on Showtime called “Who is America?”

Does 'Who is America?' really say something about America?

In disguise, comedian Sacha Baron Cohen interviews people and gets them to say some pretty outrageous things. Now he has a new TV show on Showtime called “Who is America?”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Josh Barro, Elizabeth Bruenig and Ross Douthat talk about the Rittenhouse verdict.

from Left, Right & Center

The official portraits of Barack Obama and Michelle Obama are on a national tour. Making the only West Coast stop, they're coming to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on November 7.

from KCRW Features

The Netflix documentary “Found” follows three Chinese cousins, adopted as babies by very different American families. Thanks to DNA, the teen girls found each other.

from The Business

Comedy Central’s hit show “ Awkwafina is Nora from Queens" is loosely based on the life of actress/musician Awkwafina. Her father, Wally, is played by B.D.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Ridley-Thomas is currently refusing to resign despite the federal indictment against him. And he’s unlikely to step down, according to former U.S.

from KCRW Features

You could soon see more pet food, beverages and lotions with CBD in them in your local store aisles.

from KCRW Features

Destin Daniel Cretton on working through personal issues through his films.

from The Treatment

People can rent the historic telescopes at LA’s Mt. Wilson Observatory for one night — complete with snacks and a guide — for $1,700.

from Greater LA

Josh Barro and Ken White discuss the unusual indictment of Michael Sussman and the unusual memo from Trump lawyer John Eastman about Mike Pence and Donald Trump.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers