The NRA has proven once again they’re not only gun-crazed, but also contradictory when it comes to talking about those who oppose them: the “left”.
Last week, Prodigy, one-half of Mobb Deep, died due to complications from sickle cell anemia. But on Thursday, the public will have the opportunity to attend the hip-hop legend’s funeral in New York City.
ECCO has been around since the ‘60s but the timeless, comfortable styles of their men’s and women’s shoes are what’s on display today. Amazon’s Gold Box has ECCO men’s dress shoes, loafers, and sneakers, and women’s sandals and sneakers, for as low as $52. Trust me, these things will last, but this 24-hour sale will…
In 2014, Aitabdel Salem, 41, was arrested for allegedly attacking a police officer after officers said he was stealing a coat. Salem was then sent to the Rikers Island jail in New York City with a $25,000 bail.
Imagine sitting on a tarmac for two hours and complaining about your baby getting sick because he started to overheat? That’s exactly what happened to a Colorado mother on a United Airlines flight on her way to Texas last week.
Karlos Cashe, a handyman from Oviedo, Fla., lost 90 days of his life behind bars after police thought his drywall powder was crack cocaine.
In 2002, Halle Berry became the first black woman to win a best actress Oscar after her performance in Monster’s Ball, and during her acceptance speech, she dedicated her award to “every nameless, faceless woman of color that now has a chance because this door tonight has been opened.”
During Tuesday night’s America’s Got Talent episode, one singer shocked the crowd with his rendition of Whitney Houston’s “I Have Nothing.”
A study released Tuesday reveals what many of us already know: Black girls in the age range of 5-14 are viewed as less innocent than their white counterparts, revealing that race is often a factor in how a child’s actions are perceived.
On July 11, 2016, two police officers fired 18 shots at a mentally ill black man, who was armed with a knife with a 3.5-inch blade and “acting erratically,” within one minute of encountering him in a residential Sacramento, Calif., neighborhood.
Monday, June 26, was the deadline set by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality for the Flint, Mich., City Council to either approve a 30-year contract with the Great Lakes Water Authority, provide an alternative long-term water solution or face legal action, and after a night of screaming matches between…
It turns out that this whole“fake news” thing may all come from the walls of Donald Trump’s golf clubs.
A little compassion goes a long way, and when Raymond Bell, the founder and administrator of the HOPE Project, saw that two young teens were handcuffed on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., for selling water without a permit, he saw two hardworking young people that he wanted to help.
We knew the Flint, Mich., water crisis had poisoned people—now the investigation has reached the point of manslaughter charges. Along with several others, Nick Lyon, director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, was charged June 14 with misconduct in office and involuntary manslaughter for his role…
Three current or former Chicago police officers were indicted on multiple charges Tuesday for allegedly conspiring to cover up wrongdoing by Officer Jason Van Dyke, who gunned down 17-year-old Laquan McDonald in October 2014.
You’re probably asking yourself, “What’s a Kodak Black?” Believe me, I’ve asked myself that question every time I’ve heard the rapper’s name. But then I remember that he looks like the spawn of Satan, has tattoos on his face and has a rap sheet longer than Donald Trump’s thinning “hair.”
Growing up as a kid who loved comic books, I spent many an afternoon running around the park pretending to be a superhero fighting all manners of evil. Fun as it was, the process of picking out which superhero I wanted to be always stressed me out for one particular reason that still bothers me to this day.
Updated Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 1:38 p.m. EDT: On Monday The Root published this original article, which used data to argue that the home-sharing company Airbnb is being used as a tool for gentrification in Brooklyn, N.Y.
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