Donald Trump is a messy bitch. Full stop. Wait, I just got a video message from the president:
May I present to you the latest nominee for The Root’s annual Wypipo Awards, in the category of Becky of the Year: Emilia Clarke.
Back in college, I attempted the silliest thing ever after shopping for bras. I couldn’t find a caramel color bra for the life of me, so I decided to get a white bra and attempt to dye it brown, or the closest color I could get to caramel. You see, when it comes to being a brown-skinned woman, the nudes that are sold…
The Lansing, Ill., police department is claiming that a white off-duty officer “detained” a black teen on the officer’s property after the boy and another juvenile refused to follow his orders to remain there.
A Minnesota man apparently likes to keep all his bases covered, carrying around a ‘get out of jail free’ card in the event he ever ran into a law enforcement officer ... unfortunately it did not work out for him over the weekend.
Just when you thought the youngest spawn from the loins of Caitlyn Jenner and Kris Jenner couldn’t stoop any lower when it comes to their lack of fashion and cultural-appropriation sense, here comes their new T-shirt line.
Mark your calendars, because Amazon’s third annual Prime Day is July 11, with the deals actually kicking off at 9PM ET the night before.
The Flint, Mich., City Council refused to approve a 30-year contract with Great Lakes Water Authority out of Detroit on Monday, despite a mandatory deadline imposed by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. On Wednesday the state responded by filing a lawsuit against Flint, alleging that the city is…
If you are a heroin addict in Middletown, Ohio, the city is considering a controversial proposal that could have an impact on whether or not you get help the next time you overdose on your drug of choice—and if it has its way, three strikes means you’re dead.
Former Texas State Trooper Brian Encinia, who arrested motorist Sandra Bland two years ago, was the only officer to face criminal charges in connection with her mysterious death in a Texas jail, but as of Wednesday, the criminal charges against him have been dropped.
A black Mississippi man who argues that the state’s flag is a symbol of white supremacy is taking his fight to the Supreme Court of the United States, setting the stage for the possibility that SCOTUS could ban all official use of Confederate imagery.
Maybe you’ve heard his name or seen his beautifully brown face across your feeds. One thing is certain—the minute you hear Mali’s voice, you know it’s not to be forgotten. Mali is a soul singer who uses his art not only to tell the stories of black people but also to shake us awake.
There’s a popular nightly talk show in the Philippines called Gandang Gabi Vice (GGV), hosted by Vice Ganda, and four of its young guests have gone viral in the U.S. and probably don’t even know it.
The year was 1983. Fannie Haughton—a name unfamiliar to most—was living in Oakland, California, under a poisonous Reagan regime, in the middle of a drug war. Much of her life as a student activist had involved working with her mentor, Angela Davis. Haughton taught and organized locally, a communal duty that included…
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President Pussy Grabber is at it again. During a call with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, in which journalists were present, Donald Trump thought it was appropriate to call out a female Irish reporter and compliment her smile, adding, “I bet she treats you well.”
When I read that Chris Brown and Ray J had released a new mixtape, Burn My Name, my immediate response was, “Have we not suffered enough already in
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