The student-led push to finally bring a semblance of gun control appears to be working in Florida. Gov. Rick Scott and other state lawmakers on Friday offered a series of proposals that would mark “the most significant move toward gun control in Florida in decades.”
Following Wayne LaPierre’s rigorous commitment to arming educators in the wake of yet another school shooting, Philando Castile’s mother has called the National Rifle Association CEO a hypocrite for not standing up for her son, who both owned a gun and was a public school employee.
They’re calling them amnesty boxes, but these new green receptacles are essentially a treasure trove of discarded weed.
Leave it to Oprah Winfrey to hit snooze on the bullshit.
Tisha Campbell-Martin announced in a statement through her rep Thursday that she and her husband, Duane Martin, have decided to part ways.
One Belgian soccer player has some homework for the fans he says hurled racist taunts at him on the pitch.
The first matter of business, if you haven’t already, is to treat yourself to Janelle Monáe’s latest video offerings, which the singer released today.
For the past seven years, neither Chris Tucker nor Jackie Chan has been in any rush to dust off the Rush Hour franchise. In a radio interview from October 2017, Chan said that he and Tucker turned down script after script before finally finding one they liked. As Complex reports, Chan told The Cruz Show on Power 106…
Living tennis legend Serena Williams, in an op-ed essay penned for CNN, opened up about her life-threatening experience giving birth and called for readers to address racial inequities in maternal care.
While the rest of the country clamors for gun control, South Carolina lawmakers have chosen to home in on the real issues, like banning baggy pants.
It was the choice of drinks that bothered New York University sophomore Nia Harris the most.
Peggy Cooper Cafritz, a socialite, social activist and founder of the Duke Ellington School of the Arts, died this past weekend in Washington, D.C.
If, during one of the three times you caught Black Panther this weekend, you stayed through the end of the credits, you may have noticed a special shoutout to Donald Glover and his brother Stephen in the “Special Thanks” section.
In the wake of a major court victory, the mother of Korryn Gaines, Rhanda Dormeus, wants people to know exactly what happened to her daughter. In a sobering interview with Baltimore Beat, the grieving mother makes clear that family members tried multiple times to intervene and to de-escalate the situation between…
The far right doesn’t want you to “politicize” recurring national tragedies like the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School mass shooting. They just prefer that you make up a bunch of wild-ass garbage about those tragedies.
Atlanta police are searching for a doctor working for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who disappeared last week without a trace.
What a time to be alive. Jordan Peele, who’s now a little less than two weeks away from hopefully clutching his first Oscar, was recently asked by W Magazine to direct a fashion shoot.
Climate change is real, the political discourse is trash, and people in the U.S. and U.K. just want some damn fried chicken to soothe their souls. Which is why we at The Root have not one, but two #TodayInChicken stories to share with you.
Another leaked sex tape of Blac Chyna has her lawyers and her ex-boyfriend Mechie, who appears in the tape, looking to prosecute the person who shared it.
Some people are questioning why highly anticipated screenings of Black Panther were canceled in Towson, Md., the film’s opening night.