If you have not already bought a ticket, you still have a little time to do so. The jackpot for the Mega Millions right now is officially $1 billion dollars, and even if you take the cash payout and subtract all the taxes, you will still come out with a nice chunk of change.
The latest iteration of Halloween is in theaters right now, and billboards advertising the film are spread across cities everywhere—including Los Angeles.
We are fully into the political season for the 2018 midterm elections, and the political ads in which candidates take swipes at each other, boast about their accomplishments and say anything that will help them get votes are in full swing.
Police “activists” in New Jersey staged a protest outside of the employer of a black healthcare administrator who made a Facebook comment referencing police implicit bias against black people, and they say they will continue to do so until she is “held accountable” for her comments.
Remember a few weeks back when they announced that the headlining act at Super Bowl LIII was going to be Maroon 5 and everyone was like “why would Maroon 5 be the performing act at the Super Bowl in the blackest city in the country?”
Prior to her confrontation with Nicki Minaj at the Harper’s Bazaar ICONS party, Cardi B had recorded a song with the “Chun-Li” rapper’s ex, Meek Mill.
A question for the black people reading this only (even though I know white people will answer anyway because y’all can’t help yourselves): Are you opposed to non-black people using or referring to you by the n-word?
So remember last week when we discussed how much we would love for Cardi B to appear in a reboot of the popular ’90s sitcom The Nanny? And remember how we told you that Fran Drescher was also in favor of the idea? Well, apparently Fran is about her business because the latest news is that she is actively trying to…
What do you do if you are a white woman who suddenly becomes the star of a viral video on social media which shows you harassing a black man who lives in your building and was just trying to get home to his apartment one Friday night—especially if that video leads to you being fired from your job?
I am here for black women securing the bag 24/7/365.
I spent a good amount of the Saturdays of my formative years sitting in beauty salons with my mother, thumbing through issues of Ebony and Jet magazines while I waited in between services. Those magazines represented everything about blackness and black media to me. They were
“for us by us” as the motto goes.
According to the currently trending hashtag on Twitter, today is National Boss Day.
My favorite Solange moment of this year was her joining her sister Beyoncé on stage at
Coachella Beychella and dropping it so low so many times, my knees got tired.
As the Federal Communications Commission prepared to repeal the laws of net neutrality last year, 22 million comments were left on its website expressing arguments either for or against keeping the open internet protected and in place. A new report says that 99.7 percent of the unique comments left on the agency’s…
By now you have probably heard the story of what happened to D’Arreion Toles—a black man living in St. Louis—Friday night when he returned home to the luxury apartment building he lives in.
Donald Trump likely does not care for or about black people. It is evident in his policies, the way he set up his administration, and the way he is currently exploiting the lunacy of Kanye West.
Can you imagine Cardi B starring in a reboot of the television series The Nanny? She would be perfect, right?
Apparently we at The Root—and specifically, staff writer Michael Harriot—are not the only ones adept at delivering a great clapback when the time calls for it. The Chicago Tribune editorial board proved Thursday that they are also in the clapback game, especially when it concerns U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Are you registered to vote? Have you confirmed that your voter registration is valid and ready to go for Election Day? Even if you think you are positively sure everything is OK with your registration, double-check it again—it’s imperative that you do.