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  2. Trump Supporter Yells Racist Slurs at Black Woman on Subway

  3. Psychic Miss Cleo Passes Away From Cancer

  4. Big Driis, aka the DJ Version of Idris Elba, Creates Playlist to Uplift Black America

  5. PolitiFact Schools White People Who Refused to Believe White House Was Built by Slaves

  6. ‘Dean of Sports Columnists’ Takes New York Times Buyout

  7. Dallas Police Department Job Applications Almost Quadruple

  8. Trump Disses Cory Booker on Twitter; Booker Responds With Love 

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    1. Trump Supporter Yells Racist Slurs at Black Woman on Subway

    2. PolitiFact Schools White People Who Refused to Believe White House Was Built by Slaves
    3. Dallas Police Department Job Applications Almost Quadruple
    4. Trump Disses Cory Booker on Twitter; Booker Responds With Love 
    5. NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton Announces Plans to Step Down by End of 2017
    6. Who’s Running the DNC? Black Women 
    7. Ind. Mom Finds Racist Messages Scrawled All Over Property 
    8. Ohio Attorney Jailed for Refusing to Remove Black Lives Matter Pin
    9. 2nd Victim in Fla. Nightclub Shooting Identified as 14-Year-Old Sean Archilles
    10. Michael Jordan Speaks Out on Police Brutality, Targeting of Cops
  2. Culture

    1. 6 Historic Structures in America That Were Built by Slaves

    2. Relationship Hall Passes Are Dumb, Like Jordan-Playing-Baseball Kinda Dumb
    3. Prenups Are for Poor People
    4. Donald Trump Scared the Hell Out of My Wife
    5. Rising Above a Disability Through a Comic Book
    6. Young-Adult Author Jacqueline Woodson on Writing Stories That Appeal to All Ages
    7. A$AP Rocky Is Right (but Not Really)
    8. More Than Microaggression: The Danger of White Obliviousness 
    9. He Says I’m Not a Booty Call, but I’ve Never Seen His House in 2 Years of Dating
    10. My Little Pony: The Trump Campaign Is Magic … and Lazy
  3. Lists

    1. 9 Hilarious RNC Memes

    2. 7 Times Fantasia Took Us to Church With Her Stunning Performances
    3. 6 Black Women Who Are Leading Africa’s Digital Revolution
    4. 10 STEM Summer Camps for Students of Color
    5. The Most Important Job Nobody Wants: The 3 People Who Could Be Trump’s Veep Pick
    6. These Musicians Are Geminis. But Are You Surprised?
    7. 15 New Books by Black Authors to Dive Into This Summer
    8. 11 Summer Must-Reads for Young Readers
    9. Celebrating Being Young, Fabulous and Female in NYC
    10. The Root 100 2016: Time to Nominate Your Choices
  4. Politics

    1. The RNC Is Over, but Can We Talk About Pastor Mark Burns?

    2. Donald Trump, America’s Savior: 3 Takeaways From His RNC Speech
    3. The One Reaction Everyone Should Have to Donald Trump’s RNC Nomination Speech
    4. Ted Cruz Defies GOP, Won’t Endorse Trump, Is Gangsta
    5. Keep America Safe Again: A Black Person’s Guide to Safety, Space and Activism at the RNC
    6. The RNC's 5 Worst Moments So Far
    7. The Alt-Right Debutante Ball: How a Racist Group Hijacked the GOP and RNC
    8. Here Is Why Your Vote Is Not Your Voice
    9. Did Melania Trump Plagiarize Michelle Obama’s 2008 DNC Speech?
    10. Which Will Be the Bigger Disaster? The Rio Olympics or the RNC?
  5. History

    1. Help Me Find My Ancestors in Slave Records

    2. How Do I Connect With Kin of My Ancestor’s Slave Owners?
    3. Star-Spangled Bigotry: The Hidden Racist History of the National Anthem
    4. A DNA Test Says I’m Part Black. How Do I Embrace That?
    5. Am I Related to Free People of Color in NC?
    6. Tell Me More About My Runaway Slave Ancestor
    7. How Do I Research My Kin’s Jamaican Origins?
    8. How Do I Decode Slave Records?
    9. The Lynching of My Husband’s Ancestor Shocked a Nation
    10. Am I Related to Black Nationalist Martin R. Delany?
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    2. Photos: The Root 100 2015 Release Party
    3. Photos: The Face of Courage in the Fight For Black Lives
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    6. The Root Celebrates 100 Influencers and Achievers in 2013
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