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The Root

The Root

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+ By The Slate Group

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Get fresh and razor-sharp insights on black news and perspectives from The Root. Download The Root Android app to get:

*Highlights of the hottest news stories from around the web
*Our hand-picked selection of commentary by the top African-American writers
*Original features tackling race, politics, society, culture and the day’s most-talked about topics.
*Provocative podcasts and slideshows about the issues everyone’s discussing
*A tabbed home screen designed to make it easy to access all of The Root's top stories and media.
*Tools that let you share The Root stories and features
*We are always looking to improve our applications. Please send your thoughts and suggestions to mobile@theroot.com.

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Recently changed in this version

1.2.5
* A few crashing and stability fixes.

1.2.3
* Fixes to make the app work again!

1.1.4
* Various bug fixes

1.1.2
* Now featuring landscape browsing
* Resolved intermittent crashing when switching between apps and while playing some podcasts
* Ice Cream Sandwich compatibility (4.0)
* Enlarged feature photos
* Refactored app for faster section loading, offline viewing, and easy refresh
* Performance enhancements for more stabilized, browsing experience


Comments and ratings for The Root
  • (64 stars)

    by Donald Washington on 06/01/2014

    Was excellent stop working fix it please

  • (64 stars)

    by Talaya Williams on 30/12/2013

    Doesn't load

  • (64 stars)

    by Nicole Davis on 27/12/2013

    I used to love app stopped working

  • (64 stars)

    by Abadom Tony on 23/12/2013

    I only wonder why there is no more podcast to it.

  • (64 stars)

    by Mohummed Majarally on 15/12/2013

    WAS! Educating heart..mind and soul...peace! 15/12/13 App aint working...fix up developer!

  • (64 stars)

    by Albert Douglass on 01/12/2013

    Downloaded twice...still would not update. Used to work fine.

  • (64 stars)

    by Terrell Freeman on 11/11/2013

    Long Overdue!