Virginia Mother Charged With Felony After Putting Recording Device in Daughter’s Backpack to Catch Bullies

Most parents would do anything to protect their children—even give their own life if they had to. The mother of a child who is being repeatedly bullied at school has few options if the school doesn’t respond to the family’s complaints, and sometimes they have to take matters into their own hands. What happens when…


Trump Thinks That Standing in the Locker Room During the Anthem Is Offensive Because He’s an Idiot

I don’t hate; it’s not really in my nature. I fake-hate on a regular, tho. Like, I will fake-hate on Cam Newton’s goofy outfits, but if really asked, I don’t care how he dresses. I fake-hate this bullshit iPhone 8, but I don’t know if there is a better phone because of that research and Googling work that I’m not…

Watch: Jemele Hill Says Our Progress Is ‘3 Steps Forward, 2 Steps Back’

Jemele Hill’s name has been hashtagged, dragged and praised heavily this year, and here at The Root, we honor her for her contributions to journalism. As a black female sports journalist, Hill realizes how black athletes are perceived, and she’s bringing that to the table when she discusses them on the air.