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The Root is a digital magazine that provides thought-provoking commentary and news from a variety of black perspectives.
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Did you know the “Mother of Cuba” was a black woman? Her name is Mariana Grajales Cuello and this Afro-Cuban woman helped lead the fight against Spanish rule in Cuba.
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Black men get penalized for taking a kneee, but a white man was yelling during the national anthem about abortion and supporting republicans and wasn't kicked out of a Cowboys game:
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In July Donald Trump claimed that he would donate $1 million to charity if Sen. Elizabeth Warren took a DNA test and now he's claiming he never said that, even though there is proof:
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Calling a group of women "white women" is now considered a slur and apparently one should never refer to white men as “white men,” or call a racist a “racist.”
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Donald Trump referred Sen. Elizabeth Warren as a “fake Pocahontas,” and even mocked her during a Navajo Veterans’ event. She recently revealed her DNA results proving that she is part Native American:
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A new report claims that New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was sexually molested as a boy:
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Terence Nance is the lead visionary behind HBO'S Random Acts of Flyness () and was recently tapped to direct "Space Jam 2." His love for his community keeps him going & he's showing no signs of stopping!
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If Disney is remaking The Little Mermaid, then Ursula should be played by a black woman or a drag queen and that's that on that:
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The NAACP Legal Defense Fund has sent a letter to the Florida Department of Education asking that it to take action against schools that ban students from wearing dreadlocks, braids and other hairstyles associated with the black community:
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Colin Kaepernick, Dave Chapelle and six other recipients will receive Harvard University's prestigious W.E.B. Du Bois Medal:
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Election day isn't just about voting for people. Here is a list of referendums, initiatives and constitutional amendments on Nov. 6 that directly impact people of color.
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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex (also known as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle) are expecting a royal baby!
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Before Ye, Trump Had Man in Oval Office Who Threatened and Called Obama a ‘Mongrel’
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2 has officially been confirmed and will be directed and written by Ryan Coogler:
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NYPD Under Fire for Not Arresting Alt-Right Group Seen Violently Beating Up Protesters
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'American Princess' Indeed: Issa Rae to Star In New Rom-Com
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Michigan Man Who Shot at Black Teen Asking for Directions Found Guilty of Assault
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In New Rambling Message, Kanye West Blames Social Media for ‘Mind Control,’ Calls Himself ‘Best Living Recording Artist’
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Harvard Honors Colin Kaepernick, Others With W.E.B. Du Bois Medal: ‘Love Is at the Root of Our Resistance’
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