American actress and gender-equality advocate Meghan Markle is now engaged to the Obamas’ favorite redhead, Prince Harry of Wales.
For the second time on his 4:44 Tour, Jay-Z has canceled a date, citing “technical difficulties” as the reason.
This spring, six Ohio foster siblings found themselves a home—together and without being broken up.
Who could forget the adorable story of the young black man in Arizona who mistakenly got a text and showed up to “grandma’s” house last year?
Look at Kim Kardashian jumping in with tangible help for black women in trouble.
My question is: Has Tiger Woods ever not been in the sunken place?
You should know the name Shug Avery. She’s only one of the biggest and boldest characters from one of Alice Walker’s most famous works, The Color Purple. There are certain movies that stand the test of time, and The Color Purple is one of those classics. There’s something so special about gathering with family for…
Entertainment mogul Russell Simmons responded to allegations of sexual abuse with a
apology letter denying the claims while insinuating that his accuser might be attacking him because she is embarrassed.
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins was recognized on The Root 100 this year for his work changing narratives through the theatrical arts. In 2016, Jacobs-Jenkins was awarded a MacArthur “genius” grant, and his play Gloria was a finalist for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for drama.
In which we reflect on simpler times.
Word on the street is that CBS execs are probably going to use Gayle King’s relationship with Oprah Winfrey to try to get Oprah to fill in for alleged, and disgraced, sexual predator Charlie Rose on CBS This Morning.
A recent interview with comedian DeRay Davis proves that not all pedophiles are men. The comedian recently went on Vlad TV and said he lost his virginity at 11 years old in a threesome with two 30-year-olds who were his mother’s so called friends.
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.