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NYPD Officer Allegedly Broke Into Nashville, Tenn., Family's Home, Hurled Racial Slurs  NYPD Officer Allegedly Broke Into Nashville, Tenn., Family's Home, Hurled Racial Slurs 

Nashville, Tenn., detectives are investigating an incident after a New York City police officer allegedly broke into a family’s home while he was in the Music City vacationing.

When Black Lives Are Under Attack, What Do We Do? Stand Up, Fight Back! When Black Lives Are Under Attack, What Do We Do? Stand Up, Fight Back!

It seemed like the “alt-right” got the memo that spewing hateful rhetoric and inciting violence like we saw last year in Charlottesville, Va., only further marginalizes them. The few neo-Nazis, white nationalists and sympathizers who were present at the Unite the Right 2 March were completely dwarfed and drowned out…

The Root is Live at Unite The Right 2: Nazi Boogaloo The Root is Live at Unite The Right 2: Nazi Boogaloo

Updated: Sunday, August 12, 2018, 6:06 p.m. EDT: Reports from Lafayette Square show a very underwhelming crowd.

How Memphis Police Created an Undercover Operation to Spy on Black Lives Matter Activists  How Memphis Police Created an Undercover Operation to Spy on Black Lives Matter Activists 

A federal judge has ruled that the Memphis Police Department’s 2-year undercover operation violated a 1978 agreement against spying on protesters.

Arkansas Cop Fired After Telling Black Men 'You Don't Belong In My City'

It turns out, it was the Arkansas cop who didn’t belong in the city (and really, at his job) all along. England, Ark. police officer Michael Moore was fired from his job on Wednesday after telling a group of black men that “you don’t belong in my city,” late last month.

A Belligerent Patriots Fan Tried to Bully a Black Woman Out of 'His' Neighborhood and Got Shut All the Way Down [Updated] A Belligerent Patriots Fan Tried to Bully a Black Woman Out of 'His' Neighborhood and Got Shut All the Way Down [Updated]

Updated Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 1:32 p.m. EDT: Police have arrested a Boston man who was caught on video aggressively confronting a black female motorcyclist in “his” neighborhood.

'Black $$$ Matter': Protesters Gather Outside Brooklyn Nail Salon Following Fight Over Botched Eyebrow Wax  'Black $$$ Matter': Protesters Gather Outside Brooklyn Nail Salon Following Fight Over Botched Eyebrow Wax 

Dozens of protesters gathered outside of an East Flatbush nail salon in Brooklyn, N.Y., demanding that the business be closed after viral video spread of employees, who are Asian, attacking a black woman with the handle of a broomstick or a mop and even spraying what appears to be acetone nail polish remover

Intense Segregation Is Returning to Boston's Public Schools, Report Finds Intense Segregation Is Returning to Boston's Public Schools, Report Finds

Boston is the latest city that is facing resegregation in its school system, an issue that many education advocates and experts say can intensify stark racial and economic divisions in the city.

Trump Supporter Calls C-Span, Threatens to Shoot Don Lemon Trump Supporter Calls C-Span, Threatens to Shoot Don Lemon

Proving Donald Trump’s constant criticism of the news media isn’t at all dangerous, a Trump supporter called a live national television show and threatened to make America great again with the attempted murder of two CNN journalists.

White Brooklyn Firefighter Shouts Racist Insult at Medical Technician: 'Just Do Your Job You Black Bitch' White Brooklyn Firefighter Shouts Racist Insult at Medical Technician: 'Just Do Your Job You Black Bitch'

A white FDNY firefighter hurled a racist and sexist insult at an EMT while emergency medical services were attempting to bring power back to Starrett City residents last Sunday.

Bitter Old Goat Trolls One of the GOATs, Successfully Plays Himself Bitter Old Goat Trolls One of the GOATs, Successfully Plays Himself

It was a Friday night in Washington D.C., and what was the so-called leader of the free world doing? Staying up past his bedtime to catch up on his favorite hobby: racist hate-tweeting.

Watch: Long Beach Police Investigating Video of White Man Dragging Unconscious Man Off Train Watch: Long Beach Police Investigating Video of White Man Dragging Unconscious Man Off Train

A video of a white man dragging an unconscious man off a train has prompted a police investigation although they have not yet determined if the man has committed a crime.

Paul Manafort Hid Foreign Income on Taxes, His Accountant Says  Paul Manafort Hid Foreign Income on Taxes, His Accountant Says 

Paul Manafort’s accountant testified Friday that the ex-Trump campaign manager repeatedly denied having foreign bank accounts and stakes in foreign companies.

Video: Louisiana Cops Strangle Black Man to Death for Asking to See Arrest Warrant Video: Louisiana Cops Strangle Black Man to Death for Asking to See Arrest Warrant

Once, for a writing prompt, I was asked to describe how it felt to be white.

First Wives Club Is Back, and Black Women Are Taking the Lead First Wives Club Is Back, and Black Women Are Taking the Lead

A revamped take of the iconic film, First Wives Club, is heading to television next year, and if the casting thus far is any indication, you might want to start sending calendar invites for those girls’ nights now.

'All I Did Was Be Black': Smith College Employee Calls Cops on Black Student Just Trying to Eat Her Damn Food 'All I Did Was Be Black': Smith College Employee Calls Cops on Black Student Just Trying to Eat Her Damn Food

Oumou Kanoute was just trying to catch a break—a lunch break to be precise. A rising sophomore at Smith College, Kanoute has been working on the campus this summer as a residential adviser and teaching assistant. On Tuesday, Kanoute was in a campus common room of the women’s college quietly reading and eating her…

2016 Déjà Vu: Facebook Uncovers Disinformation Campaign Targeting Black and Latinx Groups Ahead of Midterms 2016 Déjà Vu: Facebook Uncovers Disinformation Campaign Targeting Black and Latinx Groups Ahead of Midterms

Facebook has taken down dozens of Facebook and Instagram accounts it says were part of an effort to sow disinformation and manipulate social media users ahead of the 2018 midterms.

'We're Just Getting Started': Koch Brothers Plan to Spend Up to $400 Million on Midterm Elections 'We're Just Getting Started': Koch Brothers Plan to Spend Up to $400 Million on Midterm Elections

Imagine being so rich that you could buy anything. Although they don’t own a single Gucci belt, this weekend, the billionaire conservative Koch brothers gathered their likeminded cohorts together in a publicly secret retreat to announce their plans to keep America’s education system on layaway and purchase our entire…

African Girl Magic: Disney to Develop New Fairytale Movie Around African Princess, Sadé African Girl Magic: Disney to Develop New Fairytale Movie Around African Princess, Sadé

The blockbuster success of Black Panther, set in the fictional African country of Wakanda, must have shown Hollywood executives something.

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