Toxic masculinity has seeped into every aspect of the world around us. In this video, Jules Suzdaltsev explains where it comes from, how it persists, and how it can be defeated.
White supremacy sustains its rhetoric, and its power, through many lies and myths, ranging from reverse racism to relationships between race and IQ to the ridiculous myth of “white genocide.” In this video, Jules Suzdaltsev outlines how these myths have persisted, and how they will be defeated.
Sherrell Dorsey is a data and technology journalist who is putting more black techies on the map. The Root talked to Dorsey at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, where she delivered a keynote discussion about the rise of “smart” cities. Dorsey also created “The Plug” and “BLKTECHCLT,” platforms…
This is awkward: former Attorney General William Barr, who is Donald Trump’s current nominee for the same role, said on PBS Newshour in 1992 that he thought a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border would be “overkill.”
Splinter is great at many things. Wrapping gifts might not be one of them. So we had a contest to see which of our fearless staffers could cobble together a presentable wrapped gift in just two minutes. The whole thing was...a lot.
With the passage of a Michigan ballot referendum during last Tuesday’s elections, 10 states plus Washington, D.C. have now legalized cannabis for recreational use, although it still remains strictly prohibited at the federal level. We took to the streets to ask people: Should pot be legal?