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 twenty 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 the tape.
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,…
(Editor’s Note: Multiple spoilers ahead.)
In 2010, Baltimore City 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 at around 11 a.m. As Jamal stopped to talk to his friends, Baltimore City Sergeant Wayne Jenkins…
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.
On Feb. 3, 2018, Baker County (Fla.) sheriff’s deputies arrived at a residence hidden off Southern States Nursery Road outside Macclenny, Fla., to respond to a call about a shooting. Upon their arrival, officers found the body of 31-year-old Dominic Jerome “D.J.” Broadus II on the ground behind the home. According to…
Press screenings aren’t at all representative of what it’s like to roll up to a theater with your friends to see the latest blockbuster. Everyone’s fixated on the screen and the movie’s jokes may get a laugh or two, but because most everyone there is there working, it’s just not the same as sitting back and just…
If “Don’t scare me like that, colonizer” wasn’t already enough to give Black Panther’s Shuri (depicted amazingly by Letitia Wright) the crown as the Greatest Disney Princess Ever—it was, but let’s just pretend that it wasn’t—there are dozens more reasons why she deserves it.
Editor’s note: This story contains spoilers for the film Black Panther.
Apparently, it’s hard out here for a “Make America great again” pimp. Since the election, there have been myriad stories about Donald Trump supporters having difficulties dating. And I can only imagine how it must feel to be ostracized and discriminated against because of your beliefs. That thing that has never…
As the families of Echol Cole and Robert Walker struggled to put their loved ones to rest, a different kind of storm was brewing in Memphis, Tenn.—and Feb. 12, 1968, was a tipping point. Cole and Walker had only been dead for about two weeks, having been crushed to death by a faulty, outdated garbage truck, but their…
If you don’t own a pressure cooker, today’s a great day to fix that, as Amazon’s knocked the highly-rated Instant Pot IP-DUO60 down to $89, or $11 less than usual. While that’s not as good as deals we saw late last year, including a nice $69 one-day deal, it is the first real sale Amazon’s run on it in 2018.
Shirley Chisholm is a history-making black woman.
Chisholm first made history in 1968 when she became the first black woman to be elected to U.S. Congress, representing the 12th Congressional District of Brooklyn in New York. Chisholm was also a founding member of both the Congressional Black Caucus and the…
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