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Growing up, Deva Mahal's parents made sure that their house was filled with music. "There were no places that were off limits and there were... [Read More]
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The Root has obtained exclusive footage and spoke to an eyewitness who filmed a now-viral video that seems to contradict many of the cops' initial... [Read More]
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The biggest problem with having a habitual liar in the highest office in the land is that a habitual liar is in the highest office... [Read More]
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In one of hip-hop's many tragedies (and there have been plenty), rapper DMX, arguably one of the best who ever did it, has deteriorated personally... [Read More]
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Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-Ohio) took to social media Friday to get in on the "#InMyFeelingsChallenge," which as those who read The Root know, has been... [Read More]
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Yes, this is yet another story of a sorry white person calling the police on a black person for something trivial —his moniker? "Coupon Carl"—but... [Read More]
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A South Side Chicago neighborhood was the site of violent clashes between police and residents of a community where an officer fatally shot an African-American... [Read More]
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"To all the moms out there, I was playing for you today and I tried," said Serena Williams on Saturday afternoon, after her heartbreaking Wimbledon... [Read More]
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Alas, our greatest of all time is only human, and as such, lost in the ladies' singles Wimbledon final in straight sets. [Read More]
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Updated, Saturday, July 14, 2018, 12:23 p.m. EST: The author of the explosive Emmett Till biography that revealed that a key witness in the case... [Read More]
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I guess Uber's "chief people officer" was not here for all of the people. [Read More]
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A former police chief in a Southern Florida suburb has been indicted for pressuring his officers to pin crimes on any African American with "somewhat... [Read More]
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Embattled pizza chain founder John "Papa John" Schnatter says that he used the word "nigger" on a company conference call because he was working with... [Read More]
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The World Cup final is Sunday, and we're still rooting for everybody black. Well, one of my colleagues was rooting for Germany. But, that's neither... [Read More]
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Don't worry, I'm not going to bother giving these two Beckys a cutesy nickname, but I am still going to tell the story of what... [Read More]
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Imagine you're vibing in your car, mentally working on aligning your chakras when a white woman comes and tries to throw a whole bucket of... [Read More]
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A white apartment manager of an Indianapolis residential complex who kicked out a black resident for no other reason than she had the authority to... [Read More]
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That's what Rihanna would have you believe. [Read More]
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It's no secret that Danai Gurira's fiercely-fit frame is #bodygoals, or that the actress, writer and activist is also a force to be reckoned with,... [Read More]
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With the latest, disgusting trend of white people unnecessarily calling the cops on people of color, it's obvious that wypipo have found a whole new... [Read More]
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