Blakanda and the Beautiful: The Best, the Boldest and the Bad(dest) Looks of the 2018 BET Awards

“Blakanda” was the theme, and black Hollywood didn’t disappoint at the 2018 BET Awards Sunday night, when black excellence took center stage at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Since several of our Root crew were in attendance, we left it to them to fill you in on all the details about the show, while we’ll do…

Meek Mill Shines Light on Racial Injustice in America With Debut of ‘Stay Woke’ at the 2018 BET Awards

After much speculation, Philly’s own Meek Mill debuted a new single, “Stay Woke,” at the 2018 BET Awards.

Meek was introduced by a group of Philly natives: Black Thought, Questlove and Lil Uzi Vert, along with the 76ers’ Markelle Fultz and comedian Kevin Hart. The group started by sharing damning statistics, which…