Nike has a few things to say about equality and inequality, and the company brought out its biggest stars to make a point.
Despite being banned from New York City’s Madison Square Garden, the home of the Knicks, after an altercation with security and being called an alcoholic by Knicks owner James Dolan, former Knick power forward Charles Oakley says that he doesn’t have a problem with alcohol.
Not quite sure what’s in the holy water of these churches, but gospel singer and minister Donnie McClurkin is the latest prominent Christian to come out in support of our brash, bumbling POTUS.
One has to wonder if Betsy DeVos has taken over the Department of Education’s Twitter account, because someone just used a W.E.B. Du Bois quote but attributed it to some dude named W.E.B. DeBois.
For those unfamiliar, the “paper-bag test” was a tactic used by certain African-American social organizations, fraternities and even churches to keep dark-skinned people out. The saying is that if you were darker than a brown paper bag, then you had no place in said organization.
Editor’s note: We, here at The Root, are fully aware that this photo has been photoshopped. We are also aware that Bannon is a white nationalist. And, we are acutely aware that former president Obama had his faced darkened to appear more sinister and where we’re y’all then? Lighten up. And don’t come for us in the…
In 2013, during promotion of Johnny Depp’s flop, I mean film, The Lone Ranger, it was alleged that Depp was a descendant of Elizabeth Key Grinstead, the first slave in the American colonies to sue for her freedom and win.
It’s safe to say that Betsy DeVos still hasn’t been inside a public school. ABC 7 News caught a glimpse of what happened when the new education secretary tried to enter a Washington, D.C., public school.
Misty Copeland isn’t letting the fact that she’s endorsed by Under Armour get in the way of her speaking out against the company’s CEO, Kevin Plank, and his pro-Donald Trump stance. The ballerina took to Instagram to explain why she disagrees with Plank.
Anthony Anderson got a little too candid for Conan O’Brien this week when he divulged that his mother was the one who taught him how to perform oral sex.
If there’s one Twitter account that should be followed, it’s Washington, D.C., teacher Patrick Harris’. Harris commonly shares the achievements of his students and various life lessons, but a recent tweet shared something even more important recently.
They say politics makes strange bedfellows, but in one household, politics tore apart a 21-year marriage. Gayle McCormick, 73, dumped her husband after he disclosed to her that he was going to vote for Donald Trump.
Katherine Jackson has been granted a restraining order against her nephew Trent Lamar Jackson after claims of elder abuse and theft.
On Jan. 1, 2011, Oprah Winfrey’s OWN network made its debut, and over the last six years, the network has been able to debut series such as Queen Sugar and Greenleaf that uniquely capture the lives and stories that may not be told elsewhere.
Looks like someone has something against Black History Month ... well, at least that’s the consensus on Twitter. I’ll never know what Maxwell is actually talking about because he blocked me on Twitter earlier this summer after I questioned his “All Lives Matter” tweet.
Sheryl Underwood wants the world to know that she and George Lopez are friends and that he is not racist. Also, she wants us all to know that if a woman had flipped her off during her comedy show, she would have called her a “bitch,” too.
Dear White People is finally getting its time to shine as a series on Netflix. On Tuesday the streaming service announced that the 10-episode series will premiere April 28.
On the heels of federal park officials formally establishing the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park in upstate New York, a new photo of Tubman has surfaced. According to historians, Tubman was between the ages of 43 and 46 when the photo was taken.
Can’t a sellout shop in peace? Well, if you’re Omarosa Manigault, the incoming White House director of communications for the Office of Public Liaison, no ... no, you can’t ... without being called a whore.
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