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Saturday Night Live cast member and Chicago native Cecily Strong told some pretty brutal jokes at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner Saturday night. View
Sun, 26 Apr 2015 22:52:10 +0000
Hip Hop mogul JAY Z is notoriously quiet on Twitter, so when he took it to the tweets this afternoon to defend Tidal, a music-streaming service… View
Sun, 26 Apr 2015 20:24:04 +0000
Lil Wayne‘s tour bus was hit by gunfire as the rapper and his entourage were leaving Compound nightclub in Atlanta early Sunday morning after a… View
Sun, 26 Apr 2015 19:22:33 +0000
Baltimore, MD–Two weeks after Freddie Gray‘s death at the hands of police officers, friends, relatives, and supporters of the 25-year-old Baltimore man took to the… View
Sun, 26 Apr 2015 17:28:13 +0000
A fierce 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal on Saturday killing at nearly 1,400 people with the death toll expected to continue rising, according to NBC News. View
Sun, 26 Apr 2015 00:27:26 +0000
Kris Humphries got his behind handed to him after posting what many saw as a derogatory tweet against his step-father-in-law-of-72-days, Bruce Jenner, reports the New York… View
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:56:06 +0000
Ending what has turned out to be a nearly two decade fight, on late Thursday, the Texas House of Representatives voted unanimously to pass a bill… View
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 17:13:20 +0000
Ava DuVernay, director of the seminal film, “Selma” (which will be distributed to every single high school in the country) and the first African American… View
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 16:15:16 +0000
Police were called to the Delaware home of a couple after an argument between the two turned aggressive. By the time authorities arrived they found 37-year-old Adeyinka Adebamiro was found unconscious on the floor suffering from a stab wound to the upper body. View
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:45:04 +0000
If there is a high school student who hasn't seen Selma, Paramount Home Media Distribution is hoping to change that. View
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:23:34 +0000
The tragic and spiraling plight of black men in American society has reached such epic proportions that the national paper of record, The New York Times, is discussing the “disappearance” of African American men from civil society. View
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:29:41 +0000
This image is part of a weekly series that The Root is presenting in conjunction with the Image of the Black Archive & Library at Harvard University’s Hutchins Center for African and African American Research. View
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 07:00:47 +0000
Being 20-something today means getting through a phase of awkwardness our parents didn’t have to face. View
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 07:00:32 +0000
As a ceaseless flat line of tragedies snuffs out the lives of young brothers, one peculiar parallel trend emerges: For every unarmed black man who dies at the hands of white police officers, it seems as if there’s one armed white man who survives such an encoun View
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 07:00:17 +0000
Who was the first black man to make an archaeological discovery? View
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 07:00:02 +0000
David Stephens of Jacksonville, Fla., apparently found himself in a serious predicament earlier this week after the 24-year-old mother of his two children was shot in random gunfire: caring for his kids, according to News4Jax. View
Sun, 26 Apr 2015 15:55:00 +0000
BALTIMORE (AP) — Thousands were expected Monday at a funeral for a man who died after sustaining serious spinal injuries while in the custody of Baltimore police. Funeral services were planned for 11 a.m. View
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:47:11 +0000
AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — A photo editor for a Baltimore newspaper says he was beaten by police at a protest over the death of Freddie Gray. J.M. View
Sun, 26 Apr 2015 22:23:09 +0000
BALTIMORE (AP) — Mourners filed for hours on Sunday past the coffin of the man who died after sustaining serious injuries in the custody of Baltimore police, somberly paying respects after a night of violent protests. View
Sun, 26 Apr 2015 22:17:50 +0000
Tyga has some new ink honoring his younger love Kylie Jenner, and it isn’t very concealed either. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. View
Sun, 26 Apr 2015 22:02:42 +0000
Jay Z's music- and video-streaming service Tidal has been experiencing a wave of bad press ever since its March launch. View
Sun, 26 Apr 2015 20:53:01 +0000
Lil Wayne was not hurt in an Atlanta shooting involving his tour buses on Sunday, according to police. People confirms that police were called after the rapper's two tour buses were shot at from two vehicles on Interstate 285 around 3:30 a.m. View
Sun, 26 Apr 2015 16:10:10 +0000
Nope, not Florida…for once… Woman Hides In Dirt After Hitting 5-Year-Old With Her Truck A Washington state woman was recently arrested after authorities say she struck a child, abandoned her vehicle and tried to hide by burying herself in View
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:59:31 +0000
She’s a freak… View
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:56:44 +0000
Is Brian Williams Being Pushed Out By NBC Execs Looking To Avoid Paying Him $50 Million? View
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:56:24 +0000
Woman Calls Neighbors “N***ers, Monkeys & Apes”An Oregon woman was recently arrested after she left racist post-it noted on her neighbors’ home over a parking space dispute. View
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:47:53 +0000
Jay Z has always guarded himself from criticism by shrouding himself in a cloak of coolness. View
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:38:56 +0000
Eudoxie’s Baby Shower Eudoxie recently celebrated the impending birth of her first child with a secret garden themed baby shower. View
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:13:37 +0000
Students Charged After Stabbing Gay Teens With Screwdriver CBS46obtained exclusive video of what Carver School of Technology students described as a five-round fight with punches being thrown by about 20 students at one point, all because classmates hurled racia View
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:13:14 +0000
Brandy debuted a hot new look on Instagram yesterday.The 36-year-old Grammy award singer got an edgy chop to her usually long tresses.This is a timely transition for the actress who recently landed the role of Roxie Hart in the Broadway musical 'Chicago'. View
Sun, 26 Apr 2015 17:36:51 +0000
<ess_youtube<[YOUTUBE-ID:oi86E5GgawY]Last night, President Obama hosted his final White House Correspondents’ Dinner with more comedic relief than ever before.“Good evening, everybody. View
Sun, 26 Apr 2015 14:25:19 +0000
Our May cover star Director Ava DuVernay has received many awards for her film work. View
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 17:34:23 +0000
Kimora Lee shared a sweet picture of baby Wolfe Lee on Instagram yesterday.The now mother of four, posted an intimate photo of her newborn resting softly on her chest.The photo came just a week after the 39-year-old delivered her baby boy naturally. View
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 16:45:45 +0000
After 7-year-old Natalie McGriff told her mom, Angela Nixon, that she hated both reading and her natural hair, Nixon decided that something had to be done. The two decided to create "The Adventures of Moxie Girl," a comic book with a heroine who has magical hair. View
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:35:15 +0000
Various Ferguson civil rights groups have joined forces and filed a lawsuit demanding that a judge review St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch and his handling of the Darren Wilson grand jury. However, a St. View
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:29:56 +0000
As protesters continue to march through the city of Baltimore demanding justice in the death of Freddie Gray, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake held a press conference this afternoon asking for peaceful protests and calling for answers in the tragic case. View
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:23:57 +0000
Her stunning cakes and cupcakes are finger-licking good. But chasing her dream of sharing sweet and glamorous treats with the world required cash and a master plan. View
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:17:57 +0000