Apparently, President Donald Trump’s
regime White House barred several news organizations from attending an off-camera, informal press briefing today. CNN, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Politico, BuzzFeed and most of the attending foreign press were reportedly blocked from attending the gaggle with White…
Apparently, President Donald Trump’s
With fire and smoke lapping the skyline, Standing Rock Sioux tribal members and water protectors marched, drummed, sang and prayed their way from Oceti Sakowin (Seven Council Fires) Camp, the home they have built while protecting their sacred land from the “black snake,” also known as the Dakota Access Pipeline.
For Black History Month, The Root is celebrating blackness in a new The Root TV series called I Love My Blackness. In the series, we celebrate black skin, black style, black friendship and black love.
Former President Barack Obama received applause after he stepped out of a meeting in New York City on Friday afternoon. The crowd on the street couldn’t help cheering and yelling, and one person asked for a speech.
Every week I learn something new about my co-host, Patti LaDanielle, aka Danielle Young, and this week I learned that she loves Lil Zane more than Lil Bow Wow. According to Ms. Patti Patti, Lil Bow Wow’s music career regressed as he got older, and Lil Zane never hurt anyone.
In 2015 Donald Trump was booed at the Conservative Political Action Conference. So after that, Trump got tight and wasn’t fucking with CPAC. He blew off the gathering of conservatives in 2016, and here is the funny part: CPAC didn’t care, because they weren’t fucking with him, either. In a 2016 CPAC poll of Republican…
It’s ESPN-on-ESPN violence after two sports broadcasters for the network started a war of words over the Los Angeles Lakers’ recent announcement that Magic Johnson would become its new president of basketball operations.
The Rhode Island School of Design is reportedly investigating after anti-Semitic graffiti made from human excrement (??) was found in a gender-neutral bathroom. (Y’all people with your “isms” and phobias are gross ... but we knew that.)
We’ve all seen model Kourtney Jorge’s tears play out on social media after she confronted her ex-boyfriend Leonard Long II about his cheating ways. Jorge simply wanted to know why Leonard cheated on her, and in the process, she became dubbed #Hurtbae. Now Leonard wants to have the last word.
You’ve seen them before. Maybe you dated one because you liked the way he called you “king” or “queen,” before he chastised you for wearing your skirt too short, putting lye in your hair or—and, no, I’m not kidding about this—getting so far away from your African roots that your body does unnatural, Eurocentric things…
No shade to the Kremlin, but if you have to pay for a psychological dossier on Sunkist Stalin, there’s a reason Muva Russia has gone from global superpower to Broke-Bitch Nation. Yes, such a declaration may lead to my emails being hacked, my nudes being spread like a dope Spotify playlist and God knows what else, but…
Oftentimes, when it comes to black people who go viral, there isn’t any monetary reward. And Kayla Newman, aka Peaches Monroee, is living proof of that.
Now, this is getting interesting: The FBI reportedly rejected a White House request to stop media reports about communication between President Donald Trump’s associates and the Russians during the 2016 presidential campaign.
It’s safe to say that generally, if you’re in court (whether to support a family member or because of your own actions), it’s not a wise idea to be grinning and/or laughing. People don’t generally end up in court for laughing matters. The family of 26-year-old Amanda Kosal learned that the hard way Thursday after two…
Of course, the company didn’t phrase it that way because it would have to spend another $11 million cleaning up all the mess from the white people’s heads that exploded.
Famed songwriter and producer Leon Ware died Thursday at the age of 77. The Detroit native was known for the Isley Brothers’ “Got to Have You Back” and Michael Jackson‘s “I Wanna Be Where You Are.” Although Ware’s cause of death was not released, in 2009 he was being treated for prostate cancer.
A Canadian resident tries to confirm the origins of his wife’s ancestors, who reportedly traveled the Underground Railroad.
When I first watched the trailer for comedian Jordan Peele’s Get Out, I knew that I had to see it, and I wasn’t wrong. It was as if Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner was on some type of horrific steroid.