If you’re gonna talk the talk, you’re gonna have to walk the walk. At least that’s what the Montgomery County, N.C. Commissioners decided after a group of local firefighters refused to remove a Confederate flag from fire station property.
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If I had to guess about my first real introduction to opera, it was back in the Napster days. I was in high school, and like many other kids who knew how to use the internet at that time, I was frequently solicited with musical requests once my parents got wind that there was a tool that could let you download all…
Just because the weather’s cooling down doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a good hike. Today only, Amazon’s discounting a bunch of Salomon hiking shoes, hydration packs, jackets, gloves, and more. The highly rated shoes make up the bulk of the sale, and almost all of them are available for under $100, so grab a pair for…
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If you expected Serena Williams’ wedding reception to be a buttoned-up affair filled with stodgy old millionaires waltzing to a full symphony orchestra playing Baroque music, you were wrong.
In today’s “some white feminists ain’t shit” news, Lena Dunham has proven once again that she’s a hot flaming garbage barge of trash, after defending a male writer on her defunct HBO series Girls, when it came to accusations that he raped a 17-year-old actress.
Friday morning, gymnast Aly Raisman shared a message about victim blaming, on the heels of her coming forward and stating that she was sexually abused by a former USA Gymnastics team doctor.
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An Ohio Republican legislator who campaigned on “family values” and fought against LGBTQ rights has resigned after he was reportedly caught having sex.
Dee Rees is out here making movies that stick to your ribs. From Pariah to Bessie to her latest, Mudbound, which was released on Netflix Friday. It’s because of these amazing films that Rees was recognized on The Root 100 as an honoree, holding down the 42nd spot.
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To hear the authorities tell it, UCLA basketball players LiAngelo Ball, Jalen Hill and Cody Riley all decided that stealing from a store while their team was in China was the best idea ever, and they were subsequently caught, arrested and faced 10 years in a Chinese prison. But then the impossible happened! Your…
One truism in life, my brother, is that white people do not believe in personal space. Another, my brother, is that white people love to speak to black people (not sure how the other colored communities fare) about lots of random shit that we probably don’t feel like talking about ’PACIFICALLY when we don’t feel like…
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston is under investigation by the NFL since allegations have surfaced that he groped an Uber driver in 2016.
San Quentin is beautiful from the outside. It sits on a sun-drenched point jutting out into San Francisco Bay, a short drive north from the Golden Gate Bridge, at the end of a small road overlooking the water. Right up to its front gate sit quaint houses with spectacular views, which go for around a million dollars…
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