Cord Jefferson


Cord Jefferson is a staff writer for The Root. His work has appeared in National Geographic, The Daily Beast and on MTV.

With NPR embroiled in another controversy, it's time to ask again whether the media can ever responsibly cover race. Read more

Special Report

On the Internet, society's most intractable issues with race and class are increasingly prominent. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

In his new book, Chris Lehmann takes the wealthy to task -- and that means liberals, too. Read more