If you know some young black superstars in your community, help us by nominating them for our annual The Root Young Futurists! We want to choose the best of the best for our 2017 list.
Members of a youth football team in Texas have received death threats after players took a knee before a game as a show of solidarity with San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's protest against America's over-policing of black communities.
If you’re a young person well-versed in blackness, you’re bound to be creative with the English language. But thanks to the Internet, this creativity has become less regional and maddeningly uniform. So a black dude could trek from New York to the Atlanta University Center in his Timbs and not be clowned for saying…