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In one of hip-hop's many tragedies (and there have been plenty), rapper DMX, arguably one of the best who ever did it, has deteriorated personally... [Read More]
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Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-Ohio) took to social media Friday to get in on the "#InMyFeelingsChallenge," which as those who read The Root know, has been... [Read More]
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Yes, this is yet another story of a sorry white person calling the police on a black person for something trivial —his moniker? "Coupon Carl"—but... [Read More]
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A South Side Chicago neighborhood was the site of violent clashes between police and residents of a community where an officer fatally shot an African-American... [Read More]
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Alas, our greatest of all time is only human, and as such, lost in the ladies' singles Wimbledon final in straight sets. [Read More]
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I guess Uber's "chief people officer" was not here for all of the people. [Read More]
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A former police chief in a Southern Florida suburb has been indicted for pressuring his officers to pin crimes on any African American with "somewhat... [Read More]
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Embattled pizza chain founder John "Papa John" Schnatter says that he used the word "nigger" on a company conference call because he was working with... [Read More]
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