Breanna Edwards
News Editor at The Root, animation nerd, soca junkie, yogi
Aug 30 2018

You’re right. But, just once, I wanted to not jump into cynical bastard mode and see how the other half lives. Read more

Aug 21 2018

Another loosely related reason for the racist whataboutists throwing around that fake talking point is because they liked to tie it back to Obama. The Chicago rhetoric went wide-spread back when we still had an educated, responsible president. The implication was that Obama was weak on crime since this went on under Read more

Aug 20 2018

I just want to note that this is more than just historic. Simone Biles’ dominance of gymnastics is absolute. Her only legitimate opponents are the immutable forces of gravity and time. I feel required on principle to allow for the possibility of someone eventually matching her accomplishments, but barring advanced Read more

Aug 13 2018

“...I think I’m too old for that man, running around in cars and [in] ladies and martinis, who [you] wants to do that [to them]? Read more

Aug 10 2018

Sorry didn’t mean “don’t be fooled” in that way. But I agree that he knows

Jul 24 2018

Please, please do not do this shit. There are so many real ass accounts of racism that you could broadcast or reshare on social media. Read more

Jul 19 2018

I was a timid little girl. I’m an only child; so I was always happy to be around other kids but painfully shy when I met them for the first time. The first time I went to visit my paternal grandmother, when I was about 6 years old (as she tried to repair her strained relationship with my mom’s side of the family), I Read more

Jul 19 2018

I hope every restaurant in town figures out who this was. May you spend your evenings eating a peanut butter sandwich over the sink.

Jul 13 2018

“Hello police? There is a man aligning his chakram in his car which is making me nervous.”
“Is he using the Bikram method?”
“No he seems to be using the modified Sivananda - which is SO wrong.”
“We’ll be right there!”