Bill Cosby Will Likely Only Get a 3-Year Sentence For Drugging and Sexually Assaulting Andrea Constand

Bill Cosby’s sentencing hearing for the 2004 drugging and sexual assault of Andrea Constand began in a Pennsylvania courtroom Monday. Cosby was facing a maximum of 30 years in prison, but the judge in his case said he will likely only be imprisoned for less than three years.

The VSB Group Chat: Insecure Season 3, Episode 7, 'Obsessed-Like'

We are down to the wire of Insecure’s Season 3 and these 30-minute episodes are more precious then ever with the season finale upon us next week. Will Lawrence and Issa reconvene? Will Issa find out what happens with Nathan? Is Molly going to find love in a hopeless place? All these questions and more are left to be…

It's a Wrap! Urbanworld Closes Its 22nd Year With a Very Promising Slate of Fall Films

Collaboration, innovation and the power of women; these were recurrent themes at the 2018 Urbanworld Film Festival, which brought unseen gems, highly-anticipated box office hits, established and up-and-coming filmmakers and talents from all over the world together for five incredible days in New York City.

Save On Hundreds Of Luggage Pieces From Nordstrom Rack's Travel Flash Sale

Shop Nordstrom Rack’s Travel Flash Sale and save on hundreds of pieces of luggage, including luggage sets, carry-ons, back packs, hand bags, roller bags, and duffels. There’s a wide array of brands in the mix too, like Samsonite, Briggs & Riley, Herschel Supply Co., Kenneth Cole, and more, so now’s the time to upgrade…

Kanye's Homecoming Tour Continues—With a Very Poignant Stop in Chicago

As a native Chicagoan (of Kanye’s generation), I’ve admittedly been skeptical about his reunion with his home city—despite my own, within the last two years. Why? Likely because the parts of my life filled with Donald Trump, MAGA, Kardashians, and Kalifornia generally end around 6 p.m. each workday, and often require…

Why They Kneel: Injustice and Inequality in the Land of the Steelers and Buccaneers

To examine the injustice and inequality that prompted some NFL players to protest during the national anthem, each week, for the remainder of the NFL season, The Root will explore the data behind racial disparities in the two cities represented in the National Football League’s premiere matchup—Monday Night Football.