March 3, 2011
In agriculture, if the root of the plant goes bad, so goes the rest of the plant. Above the ground, the plant may be very beautiful, but internally it is dying.
This reminds me of “The Root” online magazine (www.theroot.com). According to their website: “The Root is a daily online magazine that provides thought-provoking commentary on today's news from a variety of black perspectives.” They are owned and published by the Washington Post Newsweek Interactive.