Genetta M. Adams
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Genetta M. Adams is Managing Editor of The Root.
Apr 6
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I’ll take this bet. You will lose. Know how I know? Because I’m a black woman and you’re not. Also, take a moment to stop and talk to those African Americans you pass by each day. You might actually learn something about their lives instead of imagining what you’re “willing to bet” their lives are about.

Oct 9
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I still want to wallow in my pure hate for candy corn, while also trying this peanut/candy corn concoction. 

Sep 24
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I read a lot of critics too, but I don’t adopt their opinions without seeing something for myself. At the very least, read what Harris has to say about his own work. Maybe then you can form your own opinion and not reflect someone else’s. Read more

Sep 24
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You’ve also apparently never heard or read our Young Futurists list, which does the same thing for influential African Americans age 10-24. Comes out every March.

Sep 24
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Get a grip, LOL. Have you seen the play? I find the people who complain about this play haven’t bothered to set foot in a theater to see it. Also read our profile on Harris, who discusses the rich (black theater) tradition that inspires his work.

Sep 24
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Also we give readers a chance every year to nominate people in May and June. Where were you then?

Jul 23
14

They literally were walking away from them and they kept following. The bodyguard walked them away...and they still kept following. A$AP told them they didn’t want to fight them. We don’t see the moment that led to the first punch—however, there was a moment in the video where the guy threw his headphones at the Read more

Jul 23
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Go watch the videos on A$AP’s Instagram. They spent a fair amount of time telling those dudes to leave them alone and stop following them. They even had some girls on the street translate for them to tell him to leave them alone. The dude was relentless.

Mar 5 2019
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This is not Christina Seaman. Please leave the reporting to the professionals.

Jan 14 2019
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Actually, the girl never touched him at all. HE pushed her and when she came back from that, HE then punched her in the face.

Jan 11 2019
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Have you never been taught American history? Or been to a 4th of July celebration? The forced reverence of this country’s Founding Fathers is pretty much standard, including every time we spend money, for instance. This is a lame argument.