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While the polls in Georgia officially closed at 7 p.m., the window of opportunity for Stacey Abrams, the first black woman to win a gubernatorial... [Read More]
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Another day, another bold Becky. [Read More]
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"I know white superheroes aren't your thing," The Root's resident Suge Knight, also known as our deputy managing editor, Yesha Callahan, said to me as... [Read More]
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Updated: Thursday, May 24, 2018, 1:24 p.m EDT: Morgan Freeman has spoken up about the multiple accusations of inappropriate behavior, issuing a brief apology Thursday... [Read More]
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Jemele Hill was recently named the 2018 Journalist of the Year by the National Association of Black Journalists, and Fox & Friends tried to come... [Read More]
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Tomi Lahren and her mother, Trudy, walked into a Saturday brunch in Minneapolis over the weekend, and they didn't receive a warm welcome. The Lahren... [Read More]
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As a woman of a certain size, I have a clever name for almost every single part of my body. I'm sure we all do. [Read More]
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This is the story of a man who went on a racist, xenophobic rant and threatened to call Immigration and Customs Enforcement on some of... [Read More]
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At the end of the day, all mothers are working to raise healthy, happy human beings. And so if there's a method or a style... [Read More]
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A secret Russian tunnel has been found under the White House lawn ... [Read More]
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First things first, when it comes to Queen Sugar and director Ava DuVernay, I'm a total fan. I am biased. I am prejudiced. I am... [Read More]
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Let's talk about institutional racism, shall we? [Read More]
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The Lion King is still one of my favorite Disney movies (and stories) of all time. And I am obviously not alone. The movie has... [Read More]
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At this point, I'm not condoning violence against R. Kelly, but if someone happened to walk upon him and hit him with a two-piece, I... [Read More]
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Editor's note: If you're sick of reports on the newest member of the royal family, you should stop reading now. [Read More]
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As it did for so many folks I know, hip-hop changed my life. I don't mean in the "It saved my life" way, but when... [Read More]
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If the fate of the world rested on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' ability to answer a question about anything from elementary-level math to what... [Read More]
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Respect your elders. I don't know a child who wasn't raised with that admonition, which in my household was often accompanied by a swat on... [Read More]
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Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser recently shared some exciting and unexpected news: Her family has expanded by one! [Read More]
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Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett has seen the brutal footage of a NBA rookie's arrest, and he has been worried ever since. [Read More]
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