While we are all fully aware of the foundation of lies that Thanksgiving was built on, we’ve managed to turn the holiday into a celebrated time with food and family.
Jemele Hill’s name has been hashtagged, dragged and praised heavily this year, and here at The Root, we honor her for her contributions to journalism. As a black female sports journalist, Hill realizes how black athletes are perceived, and she’s bringing that to the table when she discusses them on the air.
Every year on social media, there’s one hashtag you can count on to bring joy and laughter. #ThanksgivingWithBlackFamilies is the absolute truth when it comes to the struggles of celebrating the holiday. And this year is no exception.
Oh, Gingy, are you moving your divorced black girlfriend into the palace? My, my, how things done changed for the roooooyallllls.
Dear Mr. Malone:
It’s that time of year again. White folks are clamoring at Starbucks for their pumpkin-spice lattes, and black folks are calling around to make sure Aunt Sheila is still making her signature turkey this year ... it’s Thanksgiving! And while many of us side-eye the massacre and theft masquerading as a family-friendly…
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) is just the latest high-powered man to be accused of sexual harassment, and on Tuesday the former female staffers of Saturday Night Live issued a statement showing support for the senator.
The newest addition to the Hart family is here, after missing his original due date by a few days.
Earle Hyman, who played on Broadway in works by Shakespeare and Ibsen but became well known for playing Bill Cosby’s lovable father on The Cosby Show, died Friday in Englewood, N.J., at the age of 91.
Solange and several other singers are the new faces of Calvin Klein’s “Our Family. #MyCalvins” campaign. The Grammy Award winner is being joined by Kelela, Dev Hynes, Caroline Polachek and Adam Bainbridge of Kindness.
Queen Sugar’s shining star Rutina Wesley announced her engagement to New Orleans’ Chef Shonda via her Instagram page. Wesley, who divorced Jacob Fishel in 2013, plays the headstrong and worldly Nova on Ava DuVernay’s hit show, which is filmed in Louisiana.
The NAACP announced the nominees for the 49th NAACP Image Awards on Monday.
It was Diana Ross’ time to shine at Sunday night’s American Music Awards. If you were able to suffer through the numerous performances of people you’ve probably never heard of, and that atrocious Whitney Houston tribute by Christina Aguilera, then you were treated to Motown’s finest and her grandchildren.
I’ve always believed that I’m that one who would always be ready to square up, but a little 8-year-old boxer has me questioning my life choices, especially if anyone asking me to square up has even half her talent.
Dennis Graham is partly responsible for bringing Drake into the world, and over the last couple of years, he’s grown his own fan base. From his outlandish church suits to the bevy of women with whom he surrounds himself, he’s giving his son a run for his money when it comes to showing up and showing out. And now he’s…
Queen Ava DuVernay graced our timelines Sunday night with the newest trailer for her adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s book A Wrinkle in Time, and I am, as the kids would say, shooketh.
Updated Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, 11:40 a.m. EST: Turns out that Russell Simmons may not be as much of a #MeToo supporter and activist as he may have claimed.
Updated Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, 8:02 p.m. EST: Lena Dunham has issued an apology via Twitter for defending her friend and former Girls writer Murray Miller against rape allegations.
Well, it’s clear that HBO is trying to dig its True Detective anthology out of the grave, because last season was a flaming-hot Cheetos turkey of a train wreck, Colin Farrell be damned.
First of all, what a dumb song title. I don’t even understand it. But then, I don’t understand the sentiment behind it, either (and they say country music is just “simple tales”). Pfffft.