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The Root for iPad

By The Slate Group, LLC

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Get fresh and razor-sharp insights on black news and perspectives from The Root. Download The Root iPad 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 about the issues everyone’s discussing
*A home screen designed to make it easy to access all of The Root's top stories.
*Tools that let you share The Root stories and features via e-mail, Twitter, Facebook, and Instapaper.
*We are always looking to improve our applications. Please send your thoughts and suggestions to

What's New in Version 1.2.2

- Various bug fixes as reported by users

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Customer Reviews

I'm not interested!!!

Please stop attempting to pressure me into downloading your [cr]app onto my iPad every time I attempt to read an article on your website! I already have way too many [cr]apps on my iPad as it is! Why do I supposedly ever need more of them? All that I want, or need is to read your website articles via my web browser! Attempting to pressure me into downloading your [cr]app is only serving to really infuriate me!!!

P.S. Forcing me to first download, and install this [cr]app before writing this review is total B.S. because I then immediately uninstalled it!

Good but not great

The Root is generally a good publication, that provides excerpts that link you to the home of full articles. My main issue is,I would prefer a non banner ad version, and would be happy to pay for it.

Love the idea

But the app needs to have an update to fix some major bug issues. I can't log into my FB account or use Instapaper without getting an error message.

The Root for iPad
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  • Free
  • Category: News
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.2.2
  • Size: 2.8 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller:
Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes

Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.2 or later. Compatible with iPad.

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