Robert E. Pierre
Robert E. Pierre
The Root DC

Writes about politics and culture in once-a-week column and on the The Root DC Live blog.

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Remembering a colleague

Remembering a colleague

COLUMN | As I listened to a memorial service for Darlene Meyer I realized I never once pondered her life outside the walls of The Post.

Looking back on ‘Soul Train’

Looking back on ‘Soul Train’

APPRECIATION | Don Cornelius, the creator of ‘Soul Train,’ dies at 75.

Redtails: hoping for a box office hit

Redtails: hoping for a box office hit

Rejected by Hollywood, here’s hoping that Redtails, a movie about honoring the Tuskegee airmen makes a big splash at the box office.

Rick Santorum singles out black people

Rick Santorum singles out black people

Presidential candidate Rick Santorum said he didn’t want to make black people’s lives better at an Iowa campaign event.