‘They Treat Us Like Dogs’: Can Wisconsin Lead the Way in Creating a New Vision of Youth Justice?

Last week, in the wake of intensive community advocacy, litigation and media scrutiny, the state of Wisconsin agreed to shut down two large youth prisons and reform its treatment of incarcerated youth. This is the perfect moment to ask—what should real justice for youth look like, and how do we get there?

Police Report: Vikings' Everson Griffen Jumped Out Of An Ambulance On His Way To Mental Health Evaluation 

Just two days after the Minnesota Vikings told defensive lineman Everson Griffen that he would not be allowed at practice until he received a mental health evaluation, Griffen was transported to a mental health facility after he threatened to shoot someone at a hotel in Minneapolis and was acting erratically at home,…

6 Legit Reasons Why the San Francisco 49ers Should Sign Colin Kaepernick and 1 Reason They Won't

You have a better chance of becoming a Shaolin monk then you do working at The Root. To work at The Root requires a written examination, then there is a talent competition, and a rigorous oral exam that includes questions on black history, Spades bidding, Kool-Aid making and the proper kick-turn technique when…

Take An Extra 40% Off All Sale Items At Bonobos, Including Denim, Chinos, And Shirts

Bonobos is currently taking an extra 40% off all sale items with code STEAL, so now’s the time to restock your wardrobe. There’s hundreds of items to choose from including flannels, denim, swimsuits, dress pants, chinos, sweaters, tees, and more. It’s basically everything they sell, and your size won’t last forever,…

Don't Let Hurricane Florence's Aftermath Make Us Forget That Two Women Died Unnecessarily in Police Custody

The effects of Hurricane Florence will be with us for quite some time, given that 44 people have been killed; hundreds of roads remain partially underwater or heavily damaged; the storm is expected to be among the 10 costliest natural disasters in U.S. history; and the worst of it lays ahead for thousands of people in…

Anker Made One Cable to Rule Them All, and It's Only $11 With a Lifetime Warranty

If you want the durability and lifetime warranty of Anker’s PowerLine II charging cables, but you own a lot of different devices, this new $11 microUSB cable (with promo code ANKER846) includes Lightning and USB-C adapters attached to the end. It’s a little awkward, but it’s nice to know you’ll always have the right…