Choose Your News
Loading...
Thumbnail
Remember when we found out that capitalist behemoth Amazon had upped its minimum wage to $15, and we knew there was some kind of catch?... [Read More]
Thumbnail
NBA star Stephen "Steph Curry with the Shot" Curry has wasted no time after founding his Unanimous Media company earlier this year. [Read More]
Thumbnail
The country of Turkey is unexpectedly running in tandem with many majority black communities in the U.S. by naming a street after our gone-too-soon shining... [Read More]
Thumbnail
King James apparently lives up to the name by doing things the Biblical way, including having his youngins imbibe on that Jesus Juice. [Read More]
Thumbnail
You can call Cardi B lots of things—stripper, ghetto bird, reality TV heaux—but what you're not gonna do is question her mama credentials. [Read More]
Thumbnail
For those of us still reeling from the closure of Harlem's iconic Lenox Lounge, coincidentally, a place where the legendary trumpeter John Coltrane once played,... [Read More]
Thumbnail
We here at The Root always come with receipts, as hard as they may be to bear. Last week, writer Michael Harriot asked, "Why Is... [Read More]
Thumbnail
Gov. Phil Bryant, head of the state which ranks second to last in education in all 50 of these United States; a man who runs... [Read More]
Thumbnail
In the words of that sage of Hollywood, Robert Downey Jr., a hero is not a noun it's a verb. [Read More]
Although we know that genius drips from our very pores—from the magic of hip-hop to the delicacies of soul food—it's nice to be acknowledged. [Read More]
Murder was the case that they gave him, and days before his trial was slated to begin, the man who many (and by "many" I... [Read More]
Whatever feelings you have about the Chicklet-toothed "relationship expert" who sold the Now & Later-colored Easter suit to your head deacon, you gotta give it... [Read More]
Mere hours after a mass shooting at an office complex in Middleton, Wis., and another one in Masontown, Penn., law enforcement officials confirm that three... [Read More]
Although I am loath to compare the incomparable Serena Williams to any animal besides perhaps a black panther with emerald eyes, I may allow for... [Read More]
GirlTrek, the largest national public health nonprofit and movement for black women and girls, continues to offer a balm in a world that clearly still... [Read More]
For whatever issues they have (and there are many: colonialism, imperialism, Brexit, etc.) one thing that I will always love about the Brits is their... [Read More]
This week, the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections ordered a lockdown of its entire 47,000-person-prison system after yet another spate of employees was rushed to the... [Read More]
Perhaps not coincidentally during a #NationalPrisonStrike2018, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on Friday voted to drastically slash the cost of calls from in prison... [Read More]
Jemele Hill, a black woman who remained so while on television, had a rough go of it at ESPN in the fallout of calling Donald... [Read More]
I'm of the contention that we should generally be judged or even rated as humans by the best—and not worst—thing we've ever done. So I... [Read More]
Loading...
Preview