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Hey, Dude: Black Panther Wasn’t Filmed in Africa, Just Like Star Wars Wasn’t Filmed in Space 

I am the last person to believe in black sacred cows. You want to go after the Obamas? Go for it. You want to question the quality of Beyoncé’s music? Have at it. You want to say that some of Ava DuVernay’s movies are boring? Be my guest. We’re ’bout that life here at The Root. Never scared. We slaughter sacred cows,…

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Taunting Kim Jong Un Into World War III Seems Like a ‘Violent Threat,’ so Why Won’t Twitter Suspend Donald Trump’s Account?

If, by chance, you happened to be invited to my house to play Mafia and eat some takeout from Nicky’s Thai Kitchen (I recommend the crab fried rice and the shrimp pad Thai) and you were greeted at my front door by my 2-year-old daughter, you’d probably think it was cute but mostly vaguely neglectful. Because why are…

President Trump Is the Single Biggest Threat to Muslims After Sharing Islamophobic Videos on Twitter

On Wednesday, for no apparent reason other than that he’s a xenophobic piece of garbage who openly hates an entire religious group with a passion seen only by white men wearing hoods (or khakis) and wielding torches, the president of the United States retweeted Islamophobic posts from Britain’s far-right, fascist…