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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 7m
No one in their right mind wants to be Donald Trump’s chief of staff because the job sucks:
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A new report finds that black residents in Toronto are twenty times more likely to be killed by police officers:
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Instead of minding his own strap, 50 cent chose to offer unsolicited love advice to Cardi B:
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Almost 10 years ago, , a 22-year-old black man, was fatally shot by a Bay Area Rapid Transit officer. Now his family is asking for BART & the city of Oakland to recognize him by renaming the station where he was killed:
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The Root 3h
Several white supremacists tried to take over a DJ’s equipment, then proceeded to beat him and stomped him while shouting racial slurs:
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A new exhibit of an abridged version of the Bible sheds light on how Christian missionaries converted enslaved Africans to Christianity by teaching them the gospel... except the parts about freedom, equality and resistance:
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NYCLU 17h
This shouldn’t have happened. But it will continue happening until the NYPD is held accountable for treating low-income black New Yorkers as threats. The CCRB should immediately investigate the dehumanizing arrest of Jazmine Headley.
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The African American Film Critics Association () has chosen as the 2018 movie of the year: 🗣
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The Root 17h
Another vicious NYC subway attack leaves a woman with a fractured spine.
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The Root 17h
First she rapped with one. Now she's dating one. Anyone notice a pattern?
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The Root 18h
It's pretty hard to spice up your life with a severed right hand. When two parts of her hand become one, Mel B will be back for her fans. All that she wants from you, is the promise you, will be there.
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The Root 18h
Dylann Roof's penpal might need a few penpals of her own after her arrest for planning an 'upscale mass murder."
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The Root 19h
Get your coins in order because a first plot synopsis of 's "Us," starring and , has been released:
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Cynthia Nixon 20h
should not have been arrested, should not have had her child torn from her, should not be sitting in Rikers now
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The Root 20h
2018 shall now be known as the year diversity in magazine covers increased by a record double-digit percentage!
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The Root 21h
A crew member from the hit drama was fatally struck by an SUV while setting up parking cones for a shoot in Brooklyn:
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The Root 21h
, the post-apocalyptic event where a group of people got swindled out of $12,000 for a slice of un-toasted bread, two slices prepackaged cheese, and a side salad, is scheduled to make its way to Netflix:
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The Root 22h
Jazmine Headley was minding her business, sitting on the floor at a social service office because of lack of available seats and NYPD officers were captured on video violently tugging at her 1-year-old child, while she laid on the floor during the arrest.
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The Root 22h
A new rating system called the "Bottomless Pinocchio” has been placed into effect since Donald Trump delights in telling lies:
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The Root 22h
“They’re hurting my son! They’re hurting my son!” Four NYPD officers were captured on video violently tugging at a 1-year-old child, while his mother laid on the floor, trying to protect him:
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