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Sometimes we want someone so badly, we overlook all the warning signs and red flags that should send us running in the opposite direction. Other... [Read More]
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The year is 2017, and an employee at an assisted living facility in Wilmington, N.C., that houses mostly white residents thought it would be a... [Read More]
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After 15 storied years in the NBA that included multiple trades between teams and an infamous altercation with a former teammate over Gloria Govan, Matt... [Read More]
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I can't count how many times I played Lauryn Hill's "Ex-Factor," singing along to the lyrics, woefully aware of the fact that she was telling... [Read More]
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Thursday, I wrote about Roy Moore waxing nostalgic about the days of slavery. Every day, The Root covers something crazy the current sitting president has... [Read More]
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Friday marks 1,323 since the people of Flint, Michigan have been without clean water. Although the water is reportedly testing below the federal action threshold,... [Read More]
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"Hello? May I speak to Barbara? Barbara, this is Shirley." So begins a classic R&B song where one sista reaches out to another to have... [Read More]
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Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore has been accused of a lot of things. He's referred to Asian Americans and Native Americans as "yellows" and... [Read More]
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Reps. John Lewis (D-Ga.) and Bennie Thompson (D-Miss) announced Thursday that they will be skipping Saturday's opening of the Civil Rights Museum Jackson, Miss., because... [Read More]
On the eve of Time revealing that its "Person of the Year" would be "the silence breakers" — the victims of sexual harassment who have... [Read More]
Everyone is still going crazy over Rihanna's Fenty Beauty line. From the foundations (I still don't know what shade I am—I should get on that)... [Read More]
Let me start off by saying that I loved the Netflix series She's Gotta Have It. I thought it was brilliant, and I highly recommend... [Read More]
Emotional maturity and emotional intelligence are key factors in maintaining healthy relationships—romantic or otherwise. Many people are lacking in these areas, which leads to a... [Read More]
I recently recounted for some friends an incident that occurred on an L.A. train where a white woman sitting next to me could not resist... [Read More]
Lubaina Himid is a visual artist whose drawings, paintings and installations reflect the African Diaspora, and on Tuesday she became the first nonwhite woman to... [Read More]
Nearly two months after revealing he was sexually assaulted at a Hollywood party in 2016, actor and comedian Terry Crews has filed a lawsuit against... [Read More]
First of all, let me give props to the rapper Xzibit, who gave us a hot-ass song that is both a mood and an anthem... [Read More]
An unnamed American citizen is being detained in Iraq as an "enemy combatant," and although the man has requested an attorney, the U.S. government is... [Read More]
Ten years ago today, we lost one of the greatest treasures in hip-hop—Underground Kingz member Chad Butler, otherwise known as Pimp C. [Read More]
LaVar Ball is reportedly unhappy with the punishment his middle son LiAngelo is receiving at UCLA since returning to campus in the aftermath of the... [Read More]
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