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If you need anything for the outdoors, Backcountry has it on sale. With up to 50% off a ton of stuffduring their Semi-Annual Sale, there are thousands of items on sale. But, that’s not all. Head over to this section and you’ll get an extra 20% off select styles from Patagonia, Marmot, The North Face, and Mountain…
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Wakanda now, Wakanda FOREVER. Black Panther cleaned out on Monday at the box office, raking in a huge $40.2 million in ticket sales. That means that the superhero film just snagged the title for the biggest Monday ever and also brought its four-day box-office total to a smooth $242 million.
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 City. He then went on to…
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 under the column name “I Tried It,” chronicling the experiences of writers who were willing to step outside 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 after the Washington 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 Ta-Nehisi Coates- and Roxane Gay- and Yona Harvey-penned comic books. And while you didn’t go full Wakandan cosplay for the premiere, you did wear all black. Even…
When 53 percent of white women vote against their self-interests to elect a reality star to 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.
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