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US Airways Tweets NSFW Photo in Response to Customer’s Complaints

By The airline has some explaining to do after an inappropriate image ends up on Twitter. Read More

#ManCrushMonday: These Men Are Definitely Crush-Worthy

By The husband in chief, a rapper and two athletes are crushing it today. Read More

Black Twitter Schools Marie Claire on Cornrows

By The fashion magazine’s tweet featuring Kendall Jenner’s “new” hairstyle had folks shaking their heads. Read More

RIP, Frankie Knuckles

By The “godfather of house music” died at age 59 of complications related to diabetes. Read More

It’s Woman Crush Wednesday (#WCW) at The Root!

By A few bad mamajammas are in the headlines this week, so Woman Crush Wednesday is the perfect time to salute them.  Read More

Nick Cannon Dons Whiteface. Internet Cries ‘Reverse Racism’

By Is “Connor Smallnut” funny, or is this just bigotry in disguise? Read More

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