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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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The Root 11h
Hannah Beachler was the first-ever female production designer hired for a Marvel film and she hopes this opens the door for people to actually open their eyes to the talent and to the women of color who are designers:
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The Root 11h
Chicago police have announced that Jussie Smollett has been “officially classified” as a suspect in a criminal investigation for allegedly filling a false police report:
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The Root 14h
Tucker Carlson called Rutger Bregman () a "f**king moron" because Bregman pointed out that Carlson is a millionaire funded by billionaires:
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The Root 14h
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas called for the Supreme Court to reconsider its landmark decision that would make it easier for public officials to claim defamation:
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The Root 15h
There’s a spirit in Oakland that takes anything and makes it blacker than it was before. Oakland gave us the first black motorcycle club and made a home for the longest standing black-owned bookstore in the nation:
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The Root 15h
Congress took a field trip to Georgia to investigate voter suppression in the November 2018 midterm elections:
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The Root 16h
Legendary designer Ruth E. Carter was awarded the 21st annual Costume Designers Guild Awards' Lifetime Achievement Award:
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The Root 16h
36-year-old Harvey Hill was arrested on a misdemeanor trespassing charge and died a day after being booked into the county jail. Harvey was reportedly beaten and tortured before being left to die in his cell:
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The Root 17h
protests broke out in at least five different cities in Brazil following the death of 19-year-old who was restrained by supermarket security:
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The Root 18h
An instructor in Maryland created a yoga event exclusively “for white women to gather in the name of yoga, surrounded by the supportive community of white people, white yoga instructors, and all around safe white spaces.”
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The Root 18h
Covington Catholic MAGA teen who helped terrorize a Native American activist is suing the Washington Post for $250 million:
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The Root 19h
“I’ve got to slow down when I’m talking.” Steve Harvey has presumably realized that he placed his foot in his mouth and now admits he used a “bad choice” of words when interviewing Mo'Nique:
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The Root 20h
Kamala Harris supports changing to Indigenous People’s Day:
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The Root 20h
The U.S. Senate has approved a pair of bills designed to strengthen the partnerships between federal agencies and HBCUs throughout the country:
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The Root 21h
Couple things learned from Malia Obama being documented with rosé: 1) Most college students her age are drinking Four Lokos & Everclear. Malia has taste. 2) Malia is a private citizen & should be allowed to enjoy life. 3) Malia needs new friends. ASAP:
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The Root 21h
New allegations against R. Kelly have prompted a grand jury to convene and it looks like the self-proclaimed Pied Piper of R&B will finally pay the piper:
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The Root 22h
Black women continue to be the Democratic party’s strongest and most reliable voting blocs. They continue to get a seat at the table, but never receive a plate and a new group is making sure that changes:
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The Root 22h
She talked that talk, didn’t need a milkshake to bring rude boys to the yard & she made you think wild thoughts. No need to ask what’s her name, when the mere thought of it puts love on the brain. Happy Birthday !
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The Root Feb 19
Fred Hampton, the founder and chairman of the Chicago chapter of the Black Panther Party, is getting a movie entitled Jesus Was My Homeboy and will be produced by Ryan Coogler and star Daniel Kaluuya and Lakeith Stanfield:
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#LM2Talks | Larry McAllister II Feb 19
Alexa, play "Back Stabbers" by The O'Jays.
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