In an interview with MSNBC’s Craig Melvin this week, outgoing South Carolina Congressman Mark Sanford said he wasn’t a “fan” of birthright citizenship and believed that people who come to the United States. “from Haiti or anywhere else” shouldn’t necessarily have access to it. In fact, if Sanford had his way, it would…
It wasn’t “burning down the house”—more like, “falling through the floor,” as a raucous off-campus frat party turned disastrous at Clemson University during homecoming weekend.
Black Charleston, S.C., residents are calling for the firing of a white gas station manager who recently called the cops on a group of anti-violence protesters for the awful crime of hanging out outside a gas station while a few of their members went inside to make purchases.
Frederick Hopkins, 74, has been charged with murder and six counts of attempted murder in an ambush on South Carolina police officers.
A South Carolina high school student and his mother filed a lawsuit accusing the boy’s math teacher of coercing him to have sex with her and then changing his grades when the boy would turn down her advances.
President Trump continues his fall into the bottomless pit that is his presidency. On Monday, the old man that loves porn stars and chicken (I never thought I could hate any man who loves porn stars and chicken, president or not) visited Hurricane Florence victims on Wednesday.
Hurricane Florence has preemptively been called “the storm of a lifetime” for the Carolina coast, and officials have wisely taken heed, warning millions of residents to evacuate coasts and low-lying areas as the massive cyclone gets ready to make landfall.
Before white supremacist Dylann Roof shot and killed nine parishioners in Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., the church was known foremost as being the oldest AME church in the South.
White supremacist Benjamin Thomas Samuel McDowell, 31, was sentenced to two years and nine months in prison after he admitted to wanting to commit a “fucking big-scale” attack “in the spirit of Dylann Roof.”
For weeks, Don Merckle wondered what he might have done to make the owner of Main Street Public House confide in him about his racism.
The woman known to many online as Pool Patrol Paula (real name: Stephanie Sebby-Strempel) may soon be an Unemployment Line Lindsey.
Add to the list of things you cannot do while black: go swimming with your friends at the community pool and mind your business on a hot weekend day.
The white owner of a popular Columbia, S.C., restaurant picked the wrong white man to confide in.
On Tuesday, as Juneteenth—the holiday marking the end of slavery—was observed, the City Council of Charleston, S.C., decided to adopt a resolution apologizing for the city’s role in the slave trade.
A Pickens, S.C., day care director is facing serious charges after she allegedly beat a 4-year-old with a paddle she apparently called “Bob.”
The NAACP has joined with a couple and another man to sue the city of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and its Police Department over what they deem the discriminatory treatment of thousands of black motorcycling enthusiasts who descend on the city for “Black Bike Week” on Memorial Day weekend each year.
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…
A mother in Charleston, S.C., thought she was getting a high school graduation cake for her homeschooled son who had the honor of graduating “summa cum laude,” but to her shock and dismay, the cake she received was censored.
Last month, Timmonsville, S.C., NAACP President the Rev. Jerrod Moultrie slammed local police in a Facebook post, claiming to have been racially profiled during a routine traffic stop.