Like most things in TrumPutin’s administration, even the president’s handshake is really weird. Instead of a normal greeting in which in an adult orange-faced man merely shakes a person’s hand, the president does this really obnoxious handshake arm-wrestling move where he starts with a normal shake and then tugs the…
In today’s example of how the American justice system treats black bodies, we take a look at Ramad Chatman, a 24-year-old man who was found not guilty by a jury of his peers but will serve seven years in prison because ...
Hindsight is 20-20, but with respect to the 2016 presidential election, former Vice President Joe Biden seems to have cataracts when assessing what might have been.
Tulsa, Okla., Police Officer Betty Shelby is back working a “desk job,” keeping the community safe, after killing an unarmed black motorist whose car had broken down on a highway late last year, the Associated Press reports.
A moment of silence was held during the Class of 2017 commencement ceremony at Bowie State University in Maryland on Tuesday to remember the life of Richard Collins III.
In a groundbreaking departure from tradition, the prestigious international award that recognizes peacemakers around the world for promoting human rights, nonviolence and “peace with justice” will not be awarded to an individual. Instead, The Guardian reports that the 2017 Sydney Peace Prize will go to the Black Lives…
Nicki Minaj made an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Tuesday and has seemingly confirmed that she is, in fact, dating fellow Queens, N.Y., rapper Nas.
I bet a lot of old, poor white voters who stumbled into the voting booth to pull the trigger for Donald Trump are secretly regretting that decision every day. That’s because Trump used their racist hatred for blacks and catered to their xenophobia and innate hatred for Hillary Clinton to ride that wave into the White…
I have a lot of issues with dress codes in general, but this case is definitely one that takes the whole damn cake. A North Carolina high school senior and honor roll student is left worrying about her future in college after a huge fallout with the school principal over a shirt that she wore to school.
Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, who was found dead last month in prison, wrote several letters asking to be moved to a different part of the lockup and asked to be allowed to move in with one of his friends from the outside whom he referred to as his “heart.”
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Over the last few months, airplane travel has been on everyone’s radar. Unfortunately, it’s not because of extremely cheap airfares, but because several airlines and passengers have proved that the friendly skies aren’t that friendly.
Some things are just poetic to witness ... like this one belligerent Trump supporter being booted off a United Airlines flight in Shanghai Sunday as a crowd of passengers cheer throughout the terminal, “Lock him up! Lock him up!”
Editor’s note: Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly announced Monday that he has extended Haiti’s Temporary Protected Status for six more months. He hinted that this shortened extension will be the last, saying that TPS recipients should take “time to attain travel documents and make other necessary arrangements for…
Louisville, Ky., Metro police are investigating the shooting death of a 7-year-old boy who was killed by a stray bullet while eating a piece of cake at the kitchen table in his home.
Updated Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 12 p.m. EDT: The woman who went on a racist rant in a Manassas, Va., Sprint store has been identified as Tiffany Cormier, The Root has confirmed from a source reached through Fusion. Cormier is married to a Latino man and works for American Airlines in its payroll department and has…
A Minnesota woman took her fries way too seriously, allegedly going to the extent of spraying Wendy’s employees with Mace during an argument over the freshness of the French fries.
Bill Cosby arrived at the Allegheny County Courthouse in Pittsburgh for the first day of jury selection in his sexual assault case Monday. At the conclusion of the day, five of 12 jurors were selected for Cosby’s sexual assault trial.
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