Black and Proud is a video series on The Root that focuses on the pride that our favorite black celebrities, tastemakers and thought leaders feel about being black. Many of them talk about our resilience and strength throughout history, and some talk about our undeniable talents, while others mention our dance skills,…
A Milwaukee high school student was arrested after repeatedly punching a teacher in a horrifying incident that was caught on camera.
In the continued push to prove that the president of White Walkers was once a compassionate human person, Trump gave another speech less than 24 hours after his wildly ridiculous retelling of events in which he compared white supremacist terrorists in Charlottesville, Va., to those who were fighting against them in a…
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Some wallets do cards well. Others excel at cash. Basically none are good for coins. But Slide is remarkably adept at all three.
Howard University announced today that it was appointing ex-FBI Chief James Comey as this year’s opening convocation keynote speaker and the 2017-2018 Gwendolyn S. and Colbert I. King endowed chair in public policy.
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For years, gentrification has been changing and reshaping black communities across the country. But in Miami, gentrification includes another factor: climate change.
When is the president going to stop rallying? The president rallied and won, and the way this works is, once you’ve won, you stop fucking rallying because you won! Nope, not this president. He’s on a world tour longer than Maze has been featuring Frankie Beverly.
First of all, what did you think was going to happen? The lyrics of his most popular song begin:
Oh, I see what you did there. Because Robert Lee, an Asian announcer for ESPN, happens to share the same name as the Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, ESPN thought it was a good move to take him off a University of Virginia home-opener football game because, well, awkward.
The Pennsylvania state university system has agreed to forgive $30 million in loans to Cheyney University, if it can maintain a balanced budget over the next four years, saving the struggling HBCU from closure.
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After a troubled record with minority customers, Airbnb has announced a partnership with one of the most active and well-known black celebrities. The hospitality tech company has partnered with actor and activist Danny Glover, who will serve as an adviser on engaging communities of color.
In today’s “Out of the fire, into the frying pan” news, a group of firefighters in England are now enjoying the fruits of their labor, in the form of sausage, after rescuing piglets from a fire.
Following the violence of the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., Democrats in the Michigan House of Representatives are stepping up to the plate, pushing for legislation that would require African-American history to be taught in all public schools as a means to combat racism.
Melanin was poppin’ during Tuesday night’s airing of Black Girls Rock! on BET. U.S Rep. Auntie Maxine Waters, Issa Rae, Solange Knowles and Yara Shahidi were among the women celebrated for their achievements at the annual award show created by Beverly Bond.
Well, apparently, a San Antonio police officer did, in fact, strike a 14-year-old black girl in the face with either his hand or fist and, according to the city’s Police Department, was justified in doing so, the department ruled in a report released Monday by the city.
Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby has identified at least 43 cases that will be dismissed after a police officer basically admitted to faking a police video, leaving many people wondering, “Damn, are there any criminals in Baltimore, or are B-more cops out on the streets making their own episodes of The…
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