I am here for black women securing the bag 24/7/365.
I spent a good amount of the Saturdays of my formative years sitting in beauty salons with my mother, thumbing through issues of Ebony and Jet magazines while I waited in between services. Those magazines represented everything about blackness and black media to me. They were “for us by us” as the motto goes.
According to the currently trending hashtag on Twitter, today is National Boss Day.
My favorite Solange moment of this year was her joining her sister Beyoncé on stage at Coachella Beychella and dropping it so low so many times, my knees got tired.
As the Federal Communications Commission prepared to repeal the laws of net neutrality last year, 22 million comments were left on its website expressing arguments either for or against keeping the open internet protected and in place. A new report says that 99.7 percent of the unique comments left on the agency’s…
You know what’s a bad thing to tell the police?
By now you have probably heard the story of what happened to D’Arreion Toles—a black man living in St. Louis—Friday night when he returned home to the luxury apartment building he lives in.
Donald Trump likely does not care for or about black people. It is evident in his policies, the way he set up his administration, and the way he is currently exploiting the lunacy of Kanye West.
Can you imagine Cardi B starring in a reboot of the television series The Nanny? She would be perfect, right?
Apparently we at The Root—and specifically, staff writer Michael Harriot—are not the only ones adept at delivering a great clapback when the time calls for it. The Chicago Tribune editorial board proved Thursday that they are also in the clapback game, especially when it concerns U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Are you registered to vote? Have you confirmed that your voter registration is valid and ready to go for Election Day? Even if you think you are positively sure everything is OK with your registration, double-check it again—it’s imperative that you do.
During a taxpayer-funded White House trip to Orlando, Fla., Donald Trump told a group of police officers from all across the country that law enforcement in Chicago should start the slave patrols back up again implement a “stop and frisk” policy if they want to put an end to the gun violence that plagues the city.
Before I even start this, I know that I have to give the usual disclaimers because even though it should be implied at this point, someone will undoubtedly need that extra spoonful of validation and reassurance, so here we go:
As a black creative living and working in Los Angeles, the search to find spaces that both accommodate my lifestyle and give me the fellowship and creative boost I need can be hard and often times disappointing.
White people don’t want you to talk about racism. It doesn’t matter that there have been years of institutionalized racism and systemic bias that still continue today. The fact that you, a black person, would even bother bringing it up or talking about it makes you the real racist.
At some point, we as women are going to have to stop being active participants in something that drags us down, keeps victims languishing and suffering in the dark, dismisses our stories and creates a climate where men like Bill Cosby, R. Kelly and Brett Kavanaugh can be accused and/or convicted of sexual assault and…
Both Donald Trump and his proxy, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, continue their public defense of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. In the latest White House press briefing, Sanders also goes so far as to say defend the president’s mocking of Christine Blasey Ford during a rally in Southaven,…
This is your regular reminder that the current sitting president of the United States is a racist, xenophobic rape apologist who protects and promotes abusers.
Kenan Thompson celebrated the beginning of his 16th season with Saturday Night Live this past weekend, an event that was marked by what he described as Kanye West holding “people hostage” as he gave his pro-Trump rant at the end of his guest appearance on the same night.
The U.S. Department of Justice has arrested and charged four members of a violent, racist, white supremacist group from California with traveling to the 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., with the explicit purpose of inciting a riot and attacking counter-protesters.