So you know that Facebook Live stream in which the NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown showed the innards of his Pittsburgh Steelers’ team’s locker room, where coach Mike Tomlin went off during a post game rant?
Stacey Dash, a vehement Trump supporter and Republican apologist—you know, the one former Fox CEO Roger Ailes reportedly called “the black girl”—has been kicked off one of her biggest soap boxes.
Donald Trump and his squad remind me of that old ’90s classic by En Vogue. The hook goes something like this: “Lies. Lies. Using lies as alibis. Lies. Lies. Just the devil in disguise.”
For as long as he is president, there will be debate over whether or not black people should be meeting with the Marigold Manchurian Candidate. It’s a question The Root’s political editor, Jason Johnson, recently tackled in the piece “So, When Is It OK to Meet With Trump?”
Black Entertainment Television and TV One, the major African American-oriented networks, provided a much-needed service on Election Day by providing a sympathetic outlet for their stunned viewers to process Donald Trump’s presidential victory. But on Inauguration Day, both took a pass.
Singer/actress Janelle Monae said a prayer with her fellow performers before taking the stage to raucous cheers at Saturday’s Women’s March, which drew a gargantuan crowd that packed the National Mall from the streets east of the U.S. Capitol all the way west past 17th Street.
So much naughty innuendo.
A deadly storm ripped through Southern Mississippi early Saturday killing four people, and flattening dozens of homes and businesses, according to the Associated Press. The death toll is expected to rise.
Donald Trump’s very first executive order as president promised “to seek the prompt repeal” of the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama’s signature health care law.
Poised, pretty, polished teen Yara Shahidi, who plays oldest daughter Zoey Johnson on Black-ish, is set to get her own TV show, based on her life in college.
During a recent appearance on Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live, Queen Latifah revealed that there has been discussion about a revival of Living Single. While some of us were immediately joyful about seeing the return of Khadijah James, Regine Hunter and Maxine Shaw, and hearing the phrase, “Put some beans in that…
Barack Obama was one of the most disrespected presidents in American history.
For years there has been a progressive erasure of high-quality black, mainstream television sitcoms. It feels as if, after Family Matters and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air went off the air, the idea of black family comedies went right out the door with them. Though many have tried (My Wife and Kids, Reed Between the…
El Chapo has not escaped the U.S. yet, and Friday afternoon he stood in federal court in Brooklyn to face charges in a case the U.S. authorities have been building for decades.
Members of the Million Hoodies Movement for Justice released an inauguration day video statement Friday to “send a message about what’s at stake for the next four years with an administration that has promised to harm our communities.”
The Talladega College Marching Tornadoes band, inspired by an appearance of the college president on Fox News Channel’s “The O’Reilly Factor” Thursday, has raised more than $640,000 to participate in Donald J. Trump’s inaugural parade. The band had sought only $75,000.
Richard Spencer, the self-proclaimed white nationalist and leader of the “alt-right” (a phrase he coined) movement, was punched in the face at a Trump inauguration protest Friday after denying that he was a Nazi.
Malia Obama is doing the gap year thing right: The elder daughter of former President Barack Obama will soon start work as an intern for Hollywood superproducer Harvey Weinstein.