Andrew Gillum, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate in Florida—and the first African-American candidate to do so—announced his concession to his Republican opponent, former Rep. Ron DeSantis, on Saturday.
A federal judge has ordered the White House to give Jim Acosta his press credentials back, much like a mother telling her child to stop hogging the controller just because his friend said something “mean.”
As someone who was born, raised, and currently lives in the South, I have grown accustomed to hearing colorful phrases infused with racist overtones, such as betraying someone by “selling them down the river” or hearing an unsolicited comment from the “peanut gallery.”
I think it was the next governor of Florida (please, Black Jesus,) who said that a “hit dog will holler.” And if President Trump’s twitter account is anything, it’s an ongoing log that proves he and his administration should be on late night ASPCA commercials.
The only president with time built into his day to do what you do while you’re supposed to be working, Donald Trump has long had blocks of “executive time,” or time regularly spent tweeting and watching television, built into his daily schedule.
It’s a question that arose early on election night last week, as a nationwide Democratic surge propelled the party back into power in the House of Representatives: What will Rep. Maxine Waters do now?
Despite all the abuse she endured while in the White House, Michelle Obama is indisputably one of the most likable first ladies ever to inhabit the role. And in a new interview with Oprah Winfrey for Elle magazine, she gets candid about being one half of a famously political couple, doubles down on her assessment of…
Michelle Obama’s memoir, Becoming, drops tomorrow—and though dribs and drabs of tea from the #ForeverFirstLady’s new book have been circulating through various media outlets in the last week, we’re ready to receive the full kettle like manna from the heavens come Tuesday.
If you were the President of the United States, and one of the biggest states in the country was being ravaged by rampant wildfires that have caused unspeakable deaths and damage, I would imagine that casting blame and threatening to pull federal funding while people are literally running for their lives would be the…
Not only did David Dennison Donald Trump know about the hundreds of thousands of dollars paid to women with whom he carried on extramarital affairs, but he was also kept abreast of the arrangements at nearly every turn, according to a new report by the Wall Street Journal.
Some people have the uncanny ability to conceal their disdain for you while in your presence. They can smile in your face, inquire about your family, and somehow, remain cordial while simultaneously orchestrating your demise.
Cuthbert, Ga.—Over the past two years, President Donald Trump has made a mockery of Christianity. His white evangelical supporters have aided and abetted him every step of the way. Though the God many of us have grown to know as kind, generous and forgiving, a different God has been erected by Trump and his…
The utter and complete caucasity of the deplorable dictator we know as Donald Trump may have finally met its match. Clearly not content with the cease and desist issued by Pharrell Williams last week upon learning that his hit song, “Happy,” was being played at Trump rallies—immediately subsequent to the Tree of Life…
There was a point in time when many of us thought Michael Cohen would turn out to be the hero we need. He turned his back on his old friend Donald Trump—a man for whom he had cleaned up many a mess. He started telling tales out of school, letting us know bits and pieces of the dirty dealings the president was involved…
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—One of the first things Joe Bryant did when I walked into his home was to hand me his Republican Party membership card.
In the latest chess move by the Obamas, the former president and first lady—arguably the best to ever sit in the White House—have licensed a book about the Trump White House which could be crafted into a series that shows just how incompetent the Trump administration really is.
At The Root we loves us a good conspiracy theory. All conspiracy theories. On the tame side, we absolutely believe that Russian bots stole the election through deception and Russian prostitution pee pee blackmail. And on the aluminum foil Kangol side, we believe that Tupac may or may not be living in a Cuban flat with…
5-year-old racist: Hey, why is everyone talking about birthright citizenship and the 14th Amendment?
Don Lemon is fed up.
After a joint investigation by media outlets, government officials and people gifted with a rare superpower called “eyesight,” a small group of Americans have uncovered the existence of a previously unknown, widespread phenomenon that they are now calling “white supremacy.”