Genetta M. Adams
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Genetta M. Adams is Managing Editor of The Root.
10/9/19
9:44 AM
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I still want to wallow in my pure hate for candy corn, while also trying this peanut/candy corn concoction. 

9/24/19
1:04 PM
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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

9/24/19
8:37 AM
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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.

9/24/19
12:38 AM
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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.

9/24/19
12:35 AM
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Also we give readers a chance every year to nominate people in May and June. Where were you then?

7/23/19
8:49 AM
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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

7/23/19
8:27 AM
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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.

3/5/19
2:18 PM
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This is not Christina Seaman. Please leave the reporting to the professionals.

1/14/19
12:53 PM
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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.

1/11/19
3:02 PM
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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.

1/10/19
11:44 AM
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“Coming?” It’s already happened. Legal weed is primarily sold and distributed by white-owned companies.

12/27/18
5:49 PM
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You’re like my black-ass uncle who’s still talking about some Panama Red he had back in the ‘70s, lol.

12/26/18
6:33 PM
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Holy shit, I’m just now seeing this headline (yes, I was sleeping on Slack) and this is a nominee for headline of the year material.

8/31/18
11:28 AM
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Welcome to the black family funeral! They gon’ need food trucks in the parking lot. This is going to be a smooth 8-hour funeral.