Welcome to the last Clapback Mailbag. We have thoroughly enjoyed sharing our reader correspondence with you, but since we will all most definitely be annihilated in a nuclear holocaust this weekend, let’s take these last few moments to do what makes us feel good:
People across social media made fun of Donald Trump on Wednesday when he referred to the African country of Namibia as “Nambia.” Everyone laughed but me. Even though I am well-known for the sensitivity and politically correct tactfulness that I display on a regular basis (hey, don’t laugh!), there is another reason…
The former New England Patriot who committed suicide in a Massachusetts prison in April after being convicted of first-degree murder suffered from a degenerative brain disease that researchers say they have never seen in someone his age.
A recent protest that turned violent at the University of Michigan has reignited a very important debate that has been in the news lately. In today’s educational quiz, we shall explore this pressing question: “When is it OK to punch a racist?”
In a move to strengthen Chicago’s local economy, city Treasurer Kurt Summers deposited ... hold on while I convert $20 million using the Negrometric exchange rate (let’s see; you carry the 1 ... OK, I think I got it).
Oooh, OK. My next guess was going to be “teacup elephant limb”.
There are things for which the legal system cannot offer true justice. In these rare cases, one of the most appropriate responses may be the swift and satisfying solution referred to by some practitioners of the extrajudicial process called “street shit.” This system often results in a harsh sentence that is known as…
Like many children, when I was growing up, I received my share of spankings. Although they were very sporadic, they were not the apex of punishment in my mother’s household. If I did something extremely
outrageous stupid (like the time she caught me and my cousin holding a Zippo lighter over a gas stove because the…
Republicans are trying to repeal Obamacare again. At this point, the efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act have passed the point of political failure and have become embarrassing. Republicans are like the creepy guy who keeps shooting his shot even though he keeps getting curved. The Republican Party…
There are some things for which we don’t need confirmation. And when I say “we,” I mean black people. There are many things that we know, even though we don’t know know.
If you think some guy going suicide by cop is in the same ball park as someone murdered by cops you’re an ignorant mother fucker.
In The Root’s efforts to reduce the amount of required daily reading about the Caucasian clutching of pearls, we have decided to condense the collective woes of wypipo into this brief listing of the things melaninless America will be weeping about this week.
White America’s president furthered his anti-black agenda Monday when Donald Trump selected an untrained, ill-equipped executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities and then skipped town before HBCU presidents could ask him what the hell he was doing.
White America is still clutching its pearls in response to ESPN host Jemele Hill’s Twitter rant calling Donald Trump a white supremacist. The fallout from the incident has sparked a lively debate in journalistic circles: Is it appropriate for a company’s employee to spout his or her political beliefs on a personal…
Updated Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, 8:34 p.m. EDT: The man who witnessed a neo-Nazi get knocked the fuck out says that before the white supremacist lay down for an impromptu, involuntary nap on the sidewalk, he was yelling racist propaganda at passers-by and even threw a banana at a man.
Never a wrong time for this one:
We all have that one friend who just can’t let shit go. You know the one I’m talking about. The homeboy who thinks someone stepping on his shoe is a plot by his rivals to ruin his new Jordans. The homegirl who thinks the waiter has a vendetta against her because one of her mozzarella sticks was short, which means she…