Avengers: Endgame Is the Longest Running TV Show We've Ever Watched at the Movies

When a movie franchise ends, everything is wrapped up in a bow. Heroes walk off into the sunset and maybe there’s an epilogue 20 years in the future, but basically the story is over and that last scene is frozen in amber forever. When a television series ends, you’re comforted knowing those character’s lives will go…

Grand Theft Airport: Republicans Are Trying to Snatch the Busiest Airport in America From Black Leadership

I love a good heist movie—Now You See Me, Dead Presidents, all of those Oceans movies. I can even enjoy really terrible heist movies like Widows and Takers. The key to a good heist story is the thieves have to kind of be the good guys and the crime has to make some kind of sense. Clearly, Republicans in Georgia have…

Chance the Rapper, Cops and the Chicago Way: Talking the Windy City Mayoral Race With Amara Enyia

Chicago has had a rough couple of weeks when it comes to the American news cycle. The Night King decided to make the city his vacation spot, Jussie Smollett and the Chicago Police Department have been in a fight to see who sounds the least credible, and R. Kelly’s latest arrest is a reminder of why it’s taken so long…

Exclusive: Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax Speaks Out on Sexual Assault Allegations and His Future in Virginia [Updated]

The top three elected Democrats in the state of Virginia have been mired in controversy for the last week. On Friday, Feb. 1, a medical school yearbook pictures from 1984 surfaced showing two people in blackface and a Ku Klux Klan uniform on Gov. Ralph Northam’s page, as well as showing a racist nickname in his class…

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on Super Bowl Preparedness, Kamala Harris and Her Non-Misdemeanor Mac and Cheese

Last week, The Root caught up with Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms at the United States Conference of Mayors annual convention in Washington D.C. Mayor Bottoms shared her thoughts on the impact of the government shutdown; on Atlanta’s Superbowl preparedness; how the 2020 election runs through Georgia and why…

Sen. Kamala Harris Is a 54-Year-Old Black Woman, and Yes, She Dated Willie Brown. So What?

Listen up everyone because this will likely be the first, last and only time I will write these words: We have to talk about California Sen. Kamala Harris’ dating life. Why? Is it relevant to her qualifications to be president? No. Is it because her previous relationships were scandalous in some way that reflects on…

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