You don’t need to stand in line at the crack of dawn or risk being trampled to death to score the best Black Friday deals; they’re all available online, and we’re collecting the best ones right here.
In the wake of the Thanksgiving Holiday, we would like to offer a kinder, gentler Clapback Mailbag this week. Instead of clapping back at the people who send emails, tweets and direct messages, we would like to thank our haters, because without them, where would we be?
EDITOR’S NOTE: All of this food tastes better at my house than at your house but, ya know, rock rock on.
Entertainment mogul Russell Simmons responded to allegations of sexual abuse with a
apology letter denying the claims while insinuating that his accuser might be attacking him because she is embarassed.
This year we have seen the magic that unfolds when black people have full control of their own art. From Get Out to Insecure, black writers, producers and directors have exemplified that the blacker the berry, the sweeter the juice. And they aren’t finished! I would recommend clearing your schedules, because 2018 is…
Inspired by a shocking revelation on Professor Henry Louis Gates’ show, a woman wonders how to research her own heritage.
Zappos is basically a one-stop shoe destination already, but right now, they’re having an actual sale, something they haven’t done in years. It’s ending on Saturday, so you’d better hurry and grab discounted shoes and apparel from Columbia, Sam Edelman, Frye, SOREL, Asics, Nike, The North Face, Hunter and more for men…
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins was recognized on The Root 100 this year for his work changing narratives through the theatrical arts. In 2016, Jacobs-Jenkins was awarded a MacArthur “genius” grant, and his play Gloria was a finalist for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for drama.
Let’s just keep it real: The newly converted, whether they be Muslims or Masons, AKAs or vegans … can be totally exasperating when they see “the light.” In the case of the freshly woke, that light is noire, and it manifests in tried-and-true platitudes like, “Black is beautiful” “Natural hair is fabulous” or…
The Battle of the Blowhards between everybody’s loud-ass uncle and white America’s racist grandpa has reached a fever pitch. LaVar Ball’s unwillingness to bow down to Donald Trump has spurred an endless stream of media reports and interviews, prompting Donald Trump to lash out at Ball for his refusal to admit that…
A federal jury awarded a Baltimore man $15 million after he spent more than two decades wrongly incarcerated for murder.
In a twist of fate, Nordstrom Rack is having a clearance sale for Black Friday that’s even better than Clear the Rack. Starting today and going through Monday, you can get an additional 30% off Nordstrom Rack’s entire sale section, which is chock full of designer clothing in all styles.
A retired Gadsden, Ala., law enforcement officer says she and her fellow officers were told to keep Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore away from the high school cheerleading team because it was known that Moore preferred young girls.
1. [Find] 2 tablespoons olive oil, one 1.5- to 2-pound lobster, 1 pound of shrimp, 2 pounds small elbow macaroni, one stick of butter (two sticks optional), half cup (2 ounces) shredded Muenster cheese, half cup shredded mild cheddar cheese, half cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese, half cup shredded Monterey Jack,…
Dearly beloved white people,
Amazon’s first-party gadgets are always hot commodities come the holidays, and all of their Black Friday deals (that we know of) are available now.
Whether it’s food, family or (the avoidance of?) football, Thanksgiving is a special time of year for many American families. But what are people most thankful for in our first year with Trump in the Oval Office? We hit the streets to find out. Watch the video above.
The Root 100 honoree Michael Bennett is not only an NFL star as a Seattle Seahawks defensive end but also an activist, author and philanthropist. Here’s why sports does not define him and why he refuses to stay in his lane. Watch the video above.
Don’t you know that you’re toxic?
In which we reflect on simpler times.
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