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Michael Jackson’s Will Has Reportedly Gone Missing. His Former Publicist Wants Trump’s Help to Find It
There is an unfortunate rollercoaster ride concerning Michael Jackson that keeps getting more and more odd as the days roll by.
When we at The Root note that President Trump emboldens white supremacy, we aren’t just talking about the marching thugs dressed in khakis, wielding tiki torches and punchable faces; we’re also talking about the albino walrus in the highest office using his platform to normalize hate speech.
Good Genes, Great Living and a Few CCs? Eternally Bae Angela Bassett Admits to ‘A Little Bit’ of Botox
We stan a celebrity beauty secret, and when it comes to enduring beauty, there are few women who remain as flawless as Angela Bassett, who turned 61 on Aug. 16. While Bassett’s seemingly uncrackable blackness is now as legendary as her acting, the star got transparent about having an occasional tweak or two in a…
In 1994, Notorious B.I.G. would release his groundbreaking album, Ready to Die. The first single from the seminal hip-hop classic was “Juicy,” a Dickensian tale of a young black man’s ascension from having nothing to having everything, assuming, of course, that young black men can have Dickensian tales. The lyrics of…
A$AP Ghosted: Trump White House Team Incensed Rocky Never Said ‘Thank You’ for Help Getting Out of Swedish Jail
All the White House wanted was their flowers. Apparently, A$AP Rocky doesn’t think that’s his fucking problem.
When the remake of It dropped in 2017, it spawned an influx of memes that included its horrifying star Pennywise creeping in sewers, yellow raincoats and red balloons. Today, in 2019, a clown means something equally as scary: being made out to be Boo-Boo the Fool.
It’s hard to believe it’s been just over a year since the world lost the voice and unforgettable presence known as the “Queen of Soul,” Aretha Franklin. But as the battle over the diva’s estate heats up, there’s a chance one piece of Franklin’s history may end up outside of the family and in the hands of forever…
REI’s Labor Day Sale is always one of the company’s biggest sales of the year. In fact, you could think of it as…
As if residents of Flint, Mich., haven’t endured enough when it comes to the city’s water supply, they now have millions of gallons of raw sewage to contend with.
OK, OK, OK, that pesky little thing called “history” in the real world says the first music video was filmed in a Thomas Edison studio in 1895 and was called the “Dickson Experimental Sound Film.” But, Melissa Arnette “Missy” Elliott elevated them, OK?!
We’re still struggling to reconcile historic trauma with the black experience in America. After years of systemic oppression, exclusion, and discrimination affecting generations of families, black America has been left to shoulder the burden of that trauma alone. It shows up when applying for jobs and facing…
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Most candidates push criminal reform packages that often lack the requisite muscle to make a dent in a system that warehouses black and brown people with reckless abandon. But Sen. Bernie Sanders’ plan to tackle some of the more contentious elements of the criminal legal system is just as radical as his economic…
Serena Williams has met, and defeated, rival Maria Sharapova at many a tennis tournament—Wimbledon, the Australian and French Opens—but she’s never gotten the chance to face off against Sharapova at the U.S. Open in New York. That’s all about to change.
It’s well-known that Colin Kaepernick started his protest on the gridiron to bring attention to the police brutality and racial injustice plaguing this nation, but in a recent interview, the former quarterback reveals what specifically inspired his activism.