It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is literally in just a few days. It seems like only yesterday that summer was lighting a literal fire under so many folks’ asses. But here we are. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday; you get good food and fellowship with family and friends. And speaking of good food, it’s called…
President Ludwig von FuckFace will not stop wading in the petty pool. In fact, if we wanted a messy president who lives for drama, then the right person is in office.
U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) was honored with The Root 100 Gladiator Award for Public Service on Nov. 9 at The Root 100 gala.
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I aspire to be this petty in my life. Honestly and truly.
On Sunday, Nov. 19, Charles Manson, the man who inspired a mass killing and is often referred to as “Original Recipe Richard Spencer,” was called home to be spit-roasted in the eternal damnation of hellfire after a fruitful life filled with hate, bloodshed and forehead-swastika-carving.
Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore of Alabama has been accused of crimes that, in a more decent and responsible county, would make him ineligible to apply for a job as a peep show janitor let alone run for U.S. Senate.
There was a man who tried to tell Marshawn Lynch what to do. That man is no longer with us. Because no one, I repeat, no one tells Marshawn Lynch what to do.
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I am not saying that God, the universe, Rihannayoncé or whomever you worship as a higher power is petty, but in one of the most hilarious twists of fate ever, Apple’s vice president of inclusion and diversity, Denise Young Smith, who once whitesplained how hiring 12 white, blond, blue-eyed men could actually be seen…
It was Diana Ross’ time to shine at Sunday night’s American Music Awards. If you were able to suffer through the numerous performances of people you’ve probably never heard of, and that atrocious Whitney Houston tribute done by Christina Aguilera, then you were treated to Motown’s finest and her grandchildren.
I’ve always believed that I’m that one who would always be ready to square up, but a little 8-year-old boxer has me questioning my life choices, especially if anyone asking me to square up has even half her talent.
Dennis Graham is partly responsible for bringing Drake into the world, and over the last couple of years, he’s grown his own fan base. From his outlandish church suits to the bevy of women with whom he surrounds himself, he’s giving his son a run for his money when it comes to showing up and showing out. And now he’s…
Queen Ava DuVernay graced our timelines Sunday night with the newest trailer for her adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s book A Wrinkle in Time, and I am, as the kids would say, shooketh.
A former Oklahoma state senator is expected to plead guilty to a child sex trafficking charge later this month for offering to pay a 17-year-old boy for sexual “stuff” earlier this year, authorities said.
Writer Zinzi Clemmons, author of What We Lose, has announced that she will no longer be writing for Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner’s online feminist weekly newsletter Lenny Letter because, she says, of Dunham and her friends’ racism which was “well-known” prior to their fame. “She cannot have our words if she cannot…
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Robert Mugabe appears to be doing like that Jeffrey Osborne song once again made famous by the New Edition biopic on BET, that is “holding on,” despite the fact that members of his own party gave the 93-year-old about a day to resign or be forced out democratically.
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