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The Root Of The Problem Is “The Root”

March 3, 2011 



Raynard Jackson


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.

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Illustration by Henry Grimes GRIMES TIMES!! GRIMES TIMES!! January, ‘O9 “... one wonders / if snow / isn’t a wing’s long memory / across winter.” ( Steve Crow, “Revival”) Monday, January 19th: Release date for “Henry Grimes Solo,” the phenomenal double-CD set on the ILK Music label, www.ilkmusic.com, with Henry playing acoustic bass and violin for more than 2&1/2 hours of continuous improvisation! Please see Henry’s “Purchase CD’s and Books” page for more information (henrygrimes.com/CDs-bo
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