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click3: MHP fights back

click3: MHP fights back

04/10/13 08:36PM

Students at one high school in Georgia are organizing their community's first integrated prom, and now The Root is encouraging people to tweet musicians to... watch

President Barack Obama

We are redefining the 'center'

04/10/13 06:12PM

On Wednesday, protesters gathered in Washington DC to push for the passage of comprehensive immigration legislation. This came on the heels of an announcement by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy that on April 17, hearings will be held for what he hopes will be a complete bill. read more

President Barack Obama, accompanied by acting Budget Director Jeffrey Zients, speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Wednesday April 10, 2013, to discuss his proposes fiscal 2014 federal budget.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

We've heard this one before: Obama offers 'compromise' on new budget

04/10/13 12:58PM

President Obama ended his Wednesday speech unveiling the White House's 2014 budget on a note of perhaps excessive honesty. "When it comes to deficit reduction, I've already met Republicans more than halfway," he said. "So in the coming days and weeks, I hope Republicans will come forward and demonstrate that they're really as serious about the deficit as they claim to be." read more


#click3 Grannies against Keystone

04/10/13 12:01PM

The All In with Chris Hayes team puts out a daily call to the Twitter and Facebook communities for the “awesomest things” they encountered on the Internet. 1. #playintegratedprom is the hashtag The Root has created to generate ideas for bands to play Wilcox County High School's first ever integrated prom. Here's to hoping Beyonce shows up to belt one--or many more than one--out. read more

Demonstrators cheer during a "Time is Now" rally for immigration reform on April 6, 2013 in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Thousands expected to march for immigration reform Wednesday

04/10/13 08:00AM

Thousands of advocates are expected to descend on the nation's capital Wednesday afternoon to press for comprehensive immigration reform and a path to citizenship. The demonstration, dubbed the "Time is Now" rally by its organizers, is the brainchild of the immigrant community group Casa de Maryland and the labor union SEIU 32BJ, which represents service workers such as janitors, security guards, and food service employees. The two host organizations are members of a national pro-reform coalition called the Alliance for Citizenship. read more

click3: No, Cher’s not dead

click3: No, Cher’s not dead

04/09/13 08:37PM

Injured Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose get a slam dunk before yesterday's game against the Detroit Pistons, but does this mean he'll be returning to... watch