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As one of the newest contributing editors for The Root — Anji Corley launches her weekly blogspot.

Check her out as she goes “Beyond Fame!” with Dr. Cornel West.


Anji chats with the celebrity scholar about his new public radio show with Tavis Smiley called Smiley & West; the current mortgage crises; educational ills and issues in society;  President Obama; his homeboy Jay-Z; his opinion on social media; who inspires Dr. West and where his greatest joy comes from.

Listen and learn!

Anji Corley goes “Beyond Fame!” with Dr. Cornel West


About The Root

The Root is a daily online magazine that provides thought-provoking commentary on today’s news from a variety of black perspectives. The site also hosts an interactive genealogical section to trace one’s ancestry through AfricanDNA.com, a DNA testing site co-founded by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., who is also The Root’s Editor-In-Chief. The Root aims to be an unprecedented departure from traditional American journalism, raising the profile of black voices in mainstream media and engaging anyone interested in black culture around the world.


About Anji Corley

As the host of the mid-day air waves on WPGC 95.5 FM (DC), Anji Corley — affectionately known to radio insiders and fans as the “Energizer Bunny”, is a true Media Maven. Blessed with a dynamic personality and a love for her profession – Anji brings her dedication day in and day out to Washington, DC’s urban airwaves. A native of Long Island, NY and graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, Anji has had a tremendous 15-year career in Radio, Television, Mass Media and Theatre. Over the years, Anji has worn many hats – On-Air Personality; Television Host; Reporter; Writer; Model (Celebrity, Runway & Print); Entertainment News Journalist; Editor; Celebrity Guest Judge; Actress; Lifestyle Contributor; Host; Commentator; Keynote Speaker; Promotions Director; Producer; Entertainment Reporter; and Contributing Editor.

Media Career:
WPGC 95.5 FM (Washington, DC) ; theRoot.com ; Washington Full Circle ; WAMO 106.7 FM (Pittsburgh) ; On Q Magazine ; Live in Hollywood hosted by Kiki Shepherd ; Gimmie The Mike! on WPXI -TV ; The Midday Experience with Anji ; The Wake Up Morning Show ; The Hip Hop Wire ; Crunk Radio with Lil Jon ; CNN/Headline News’ “Prime News with Vinnie Politan”.

Anji gives back:
Spokesperson for “Neediest Kids”, the Leukemia Society, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Pittsburgh’s AIDS Task Force, and the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

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