On Thursday, rapper Young Thug announced that he would be donating all the proceeds from his concert at Terminal 5 in New York City to Planned Parenthood.
On the heels of Jay Z and the Weinstein Co. telling the story of Kalief Browder, the two are now teaming up to bring Trayvon Martin’s story to life via a TV docuseries and film.
Actor and comedian Faizon Love is not here for the fuck shit. On Tuesday, Love was arrested after he reportedly laid the hand of Zeus on a valet at a Columbus, Ohio, airport. On Wednesday, Love pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor assault—and, more importantly, video of the incident was released to the public.
Whether they were showing us how magical black women can be, making political statements, paying homage to a GOAT or taking your ass to church, the black artists who performed at Sunday night’s Grammys gave the world something to talk about.
Editor’s note: We, here at The Root, are fully aware that this photo has been photoshopped. We are also aware that Bannon is a white nationalist. And, we are acutely aware that former president Obama had his faced darkened to appear more sinister and where we’re y’all then? Lighten up. And don’t come for us in the…
Anthony Anderson got a little too candid for Conan O’Brien this week when he divulged that his mother was the one who taught him how to perform oral sex.
George Lopez, a man I usually describe as the Mexican Steve Harvey, went off on a black woman during his Phoenix show Sunday night after she threw up her middle finger when he told a black joke.
Jessica Williams is anything but average. And her mother made her realize that a long time ago after she stopped doing homework for school and thought getting C’s on her report card was acceptable.
Mary J. Blige had a few words about President HWSRN at a Sundance press junket for her upcoming film Mudbound.
Unlike Chrisette Michele, Kanye West was not invited to perform at this week’s inauguration. And the spokesperson for Porta-Potty-elect gave an interesting reason as to why.
First lady Michelle Obama strutted her stuff one last time through the White House with her dogs Sunny and Bo.
It would be much easier if people would just admit they need the extra money when it comes to performing at this week’s “alt-right” rally ... I mean inauguration.
I’m going to play this forever. Call that orange man your president if you want. I never will.
Because you might just get your ass escorted out.
Waka Flocka once said he would run for president, though that was before his foray into reality television with his wife. Although his election bid may never happen, he has no qualms about making political statements—even if he has to show his ass.
Two Oklahoma State University students decided that the best way to celebrate not having classes because of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday was to paint their faces black.
I hate public transportation, especially the subway systems of New York City and Washington, D.C. Even Amtrak gets the gas face from me because of cleaning-product smell and its so-called Wi-Fi. And why must the weird person always sit next to me?
T.I. is no longer bitter about Donald Trump’s election win. Now he’s just trying to get “better.”
If you’ve been obsessed with Netflix’s The Crown like the rest of us, you know how far the British royal family has come in the last few decades. Nothing says this more than the fact that Prince Harry, grandson of Queen Elizabeth, has brought his biracial girlfriend home to meet the family.
So apparently this little Star Wars movie that Donald Glover is set to appear in is more important than FX’s Atlanta—because we’re not getting a second season until 2018. Sure, it may be a big deal that Glover is reprising the role that ol’ Colt 45-drinking-ass Billy D. Williams made famous, but why must fans of …