Our elders keep on showing up and showing out, and one 89-year-old mother of 12 did just that over the weekend after becoming the oldest graduate to cross the stage at Liberty University’s Commencement in Lynchburg, Va.
Updated: Thursday, May 24, 2018, 1:24 p.m EDT: Morgan Freeman has spoken up about the multiple accusations of inappropriate behavior, issuing a brief apology Thursday morning shortly after CNN broke the story.
The Harvard professor whose false and misleading research is routinely cited by white people now says that a sexual-misconduct investigation by Harvard University and the state of Massachusetts is based on false and misleading evidence.
President Donald Trump knows how to light a tiki torch, doesn’t he? Shortly after news broke that the NFL had succumbed to the demands of the grand wizard of “Make America great again” to punish players who protest during the national anthem, Trump, who crusaded against players’ rights to protest, made it clear that…
Tomi Lahren appeared on Hannity to speak out about the vicious water attack she endured while trying to partake in a Minneapolis brunch Saturday. As a result, Tonka wants people to know that she’s human and has feelings too, guys! But in the words of Jay-Z: “We don’t believe you, you need more people.”
Florida strikes again.
Besides oranges, sun and beaches, it seems as though nothing good comes out of Florida. No offense to Floridians, but to further push the “Florida Man” news meme, here’s yet another “Florida Man” story. Thirty-year-old Otis Ryan was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after he thought it’d a good idea to head…
Although he claimed it wasn’t him in last month’s viral Long Island Rail Road video of a man’s racist rant toward a black woman, 58-year-old Edward Ruggerio has been charged by the Queens, N.Y., district attorney with menacing as a hate crime.
On the same day the National Football League decided to obfuscate the real reason its players were kneeling during the national anthem, Milwaukee police released bodycam footage that showed exactly why players have been kneeling during the national anthem. Police continue to abuse their power and use excessive force…
A federal judge in New York City ruled Wednesday that the ability to view and engage with Donald Trump on his personal Twitter account is part of our constitutional First Amendment rights, and his blocking people simply because he doesn’t like their criticisms of him is a violation of those rights.
Despite the fact that a viral video seems to show none of this, a 19-year-old was shocked by a Taser and taken to jail after Chesterfield County, Va., police officers say the teenager resisted arrest and assaulted an officer.
Welp, it’s official, and if you didn’t see this coming, you haven’t been watching. Surprising only those who still believe in fairy tales like Bigfoot, reverse racism and R. Kelly’s innocence, NFL team owners voted Wednesday to approve a policy that requires all players on the field to stand during the national anthem…
Two Mississippi officers were swiftly given the boot after being accused of brutally beating up a black man last week for avoiding a police checkpoint.
When it comes to blackface, it’s going to take more than a little black shoe polish to rile up the staff at The Root. We’ve seen them all: the racist tributes to sports heroes, the racist tributes to actresses, singers and anyone else famous. We’ve seen the racist attempts at just plain racism. We’ve seen the frat…
Let’s get drinks, but make it reparations.
My money is on Vice President Mike Pence as being the member of Donald Trump’s Cabinet who keeps sliding the president an unlocked iPad when no one is looking so that he can send out his conspiratorial tweets to take the spotlight off the very real Russia investigation.
Despite a last-ditch effort to overturn a recent bill restoring voting rights to ex-felons in Louisiana, legislators in the Statehouse recently passed a bill doing just that, another victory for criminal-justice reform.
A Miami judge is trying to blame his New York upbringing on the fact that he used a racial slur to describe a black defendant.
A Tunisair pilot stood up for a member of his flight crew after a passenger referred to a flight attendant as a “black bitch of an air hostess.”
The death of Timothy Cunningham, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention employee who went missing in early February, only for his body to be found in the Chattahoochee River in early April, has been determined to be a suicide by drowning, the Fulton County, Ga., medical examiner revealed.