Dr. Charles Drew was both a revolutionary in the medical field and a pioneer for black rights. And we’re honoring him this February for Black History Month.
In 1940, Drew became the first African American to receive a Doctorate in Medical Science from Columbia University in New York. He then went on to revolutionize…
The sunny weather is coming and it’s time to grab a new pair of shades. Get ready to get out into the sunshine with a new pair of Ray-Bans during Nordstrom Rack’s sale. With some pairs discounted over 60%, you’ll be able to find some that work for you. Just hurry up, because styles are already selling out.
On Sunday night, I sat in a crowded room in Canal Olympia Téranga, the only movie theater in Dakar, Senegal, that was showing Black Panther.
Angela Wright-Shannon accused Supreme Court Justice Clarence
Thomas of sexual harassment in the 1980s, and now in a scathing op-ed, she’s
calling for his impeachment from the bench.
A few months ago, The Root began a series of stories called “I Tried It,” chronicling the experiences of writers who were willing to step outside of their comfort zones to try things they normally wouldn’t consider.
Pop singer Fergie apologized Monday after her rendition of the Star Spangled Banner made millions of NBA fans and a handful of basketball’s most gifted players so weak from laughter that they collectively contemplated taking a knee.
What a time to be alive.
The Chicago Blackhawks have barred four fans from their home games going forward after the Capitals’ Devante Smith-Pelly, was subjected to racist chants while playing in Chicago over the weekend.
Like everyone else, you were excited to see Black Panther. You’ve been waiting for it for years, got excited for the trailers, and even read all of the newer Coates and Gay and Harvey-penned comic books. And while you didn’t go full Wakandan cosplay for the premiere, you did wear all black. Even copped a beret from…
When 53% of white women vote against their own self interest to elect a reality star into the highest office in the land, then no one can be surprised at the drama that ensues.
Climate change is real, the political discourse is trash, and people in the U.S. and U.K. just want some damn fried chicken to soothe their souls. Which is why we at The Root have not one, but two #TodayInChicken stories to share with you.
Rae Carruth could cure cancer, reduce the price of cable to under 20 dollars a month, end homelessness and discover an ancient vibranium shield proving that Wakanda is real, and it will now and forever be fuck Rae Carruth.
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If I told you The Root is giving away free tickets to see Anita Baker, Chaka Khan, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Smokey Robinson, Fantasia and others on March 17 and 18 in Miami, what would you say? Hold that thought—save your creative juices.
Another leaked sex tape of Blac Chyna has her lawyers and her ex-boyfriend, Mechie, who appears in the tape, looking to prosecute the person who shared it.
The slump of February is upon us, and if you’ve been putting off going to the gym because the weather’s bad, time to give up. It’s getting nicer and nicer each day, and PUMA is having a massive Private Sale with major discounts on over 2,000 items. Let’s just say your wardrobe will look like it’s ready to hit the gym,…
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In 2010, Baltimore resident Jovonne Walker was a party planner and a nurse. She and her husband, Jamal, planned three parties over one weekend and had $43,000 in cash on hand that her husband was taking to the bank around 11 a.m. As Jamal stopped to talk to his friends, Baltimore City Sgt. Wayne Jenkins and his…
A Harlem restaurant is coming under fire after multiple black women say they were racially profiled and falsely accused of dining and dashing by staff there, resulting in the suspension of at least one staff member.