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A historical marker created in Mississippi to memorialize and educate the public about the 1955 kidnapping and lynching death of 14-year-old Emmett Till was destroyed... [Read More]
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Black Lives Matter demonstrators briefly halted the 2017 Twin Cities Pride Festival this past weekend in downtown Minneapolis, upset over the inclusion of police officers... [Read More]
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On April 27th 1962, seven unarmed Muslims were shot outside Muslim Temple 27 in Los Angeles. Temple Secretary, Ronald Stokes 29, was killed. "They're going... [Read More]
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On Monday the Supreme Court announced that they would hear President Trump's revised travel ban and decide whether or not the president can prevent limited... [Read More]
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Woe is a woman in North Carolina who was apparently mocked by a Starbucks barista for wearing a Donald Trump T-shirt. [Read More]
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Even though BeyoncÃ... [Read More]
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I wish there weren't photos of the incident, but there are, and while I won't make you suffer through them, let's just say that... [Read More]
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Carmen Ponder was verbally assaulted by one white man then physically detained by another white man all because the former called her a "black bitch"... [Read More]
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Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green could be facing a lengthy jail sentence if he is convicted in a case in Wisconsin. [Read More]
The NFL has a race problem. This certainly sounds ludicrous on its face. How can an organization with so many recognizable black stars have a... [Read More]
Picture it: Los Angeles, the 2017 BET Awards. A night filled with peak black excellence and a celebrity boxing match that no one expected. The... [Read More]
Controversy erupted at Sunday Night's BET Awards when—in absolutely shocking news—no one was shot, punched or arrested. While this may seem like a result of... [Read More]
So, what, exactly, is jazz? We know it's black music, we know that many of the artists of the genre are political. But how does... [Read More]
If I tried to review the entire BET Awards, which went on for a smooth four hours, I would be writing until Blue Ivy released... [Read More]
Sorry, 53 percent of white women that voted for the current president, but Donald Trump is a rich white man's president. He's aligned himself with... [Read More]
The city of St. Anthony, Minn. will avoid a wrongful death lawsuit filed by Philando Castile's family in the wake of his 2016 shooting death... [Read More]
Everyone loves Airbnb. The company that connects hosts with customers searching for short-term lodging has become a favorite for travelers who want options outside... [Read More]
Police are still searching for two suspects who were caught on surveillance footage attacking a restaurant owner and the owner's daughter over an apparent cold... [Read More]
A woman is facing multiple charges after police say she ripped a Confederate flag "tag" off of a truck in South Carolina before backing into... [Read More]
Day, oh glorious day is here! Yes, tonight The Root is at the BET Awards trying not to be awkward! Our outfit selections are at... [Read More]
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