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Exclusive: An Interview With the 3 Most Important Figures in the NFL Anthem Protests Exclusive: An Interview With the 3 Most Important Figures in the NFL Anthem Protests

In the ongoing debate about the NFL player protests during the national anthem, The Root has obtained an exclusive interview with three figures at the center of the debate. Staff Writer Michael Harriot and Senior Politics Editor Stephen A. Crockett sat down to discuss the issue with the American flag, the National…

Trump Feels Bad for Brett Kavanaugh; Won't Say Christine Blasey Ford's Name Trump Feels Bad for Brett Kavanaugh; Won't Say Christine Blasey Ford's Name

There’s one thing I can say about the xenophobic, racist, sexist Trump train: It’s never late. Speaking for the first time since Christine Blasey Ford’s claim that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were both in high school, President Trump expressed his sympathy and regret and…

Betsy DeVos Tells Students Not to be Mean on Twitter. Student Responds: What About Your Boss? Betsy DeVos Tells Students Not to be Mean on Twitter. Student Responds: What About Your Boss?

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, also known as Sarah Palin’s play cousin, continues her “I just want to be loved tour” in which she attends events and tries to prove that she actually became the Education Secretary on merit and not because she’s the wife to a very wealthy man.

Stormy Daniels' New Book Makes It Hard to Look at the President or Mario Kart Without Gagging Stormy Daniels' New Book Makes It Hard to Look at the President or Mario Kart Without Gagging

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Texas Senator Ted Cruz Thinks Beto O'Rourke Shouldn't Blame Dallas Officer For Shooting Botham Jean in His Home Texas Senator Ted Cruz Thinks Beto O'Rourke Shouldn't Blame Dallas Officer For Shooting Botham Jean in His Home

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, the grown-up Eddie Munster, thinks that challenger Rep. Beto O’Rourke was wrong to rush to judgment when he criticized the shooting of Botham Jean, the 26-year-old black man who was shot dead in his own home by a Dallas police officer.

Vontae Davis, the Buffalo Bills Cornerback Who Retired at Halftime, Is All of Us Vontae Davis, the Buffalo Bills Cornerback Who Retired at Halftime, Is All of Us

When I was little I never understood why my mom took baths. We had a shower but she always preferred to spend an extra hour drawing a bath and bathing. My two sisters and I always wondered why she would always lock herself in the bathroom.

A Week 2 Roundup of NFL Players Who Protested Police Brutality During The National Anthem A Week 2 Roundup of NFL Players Who Protested Police Brutality During The National Anthem

Recently Botham Jean, a 26-year-old black man, was in his Dallas apartment doing whatever the fuck he wanted to do because he was in his own apartment, when a white female police officer came to his door and killed him.

Donald Trump Jr. Continues to Be Trash; Mocks Brett Kavanaugh's Rape Accuser on Instagram Donald Trump Jr. Continues to Be Trash; Mocks Brett Kavanaugh's Rape Accuser on Instagram

Donald Trump Jr. is continuing his quest for relevancy in the worst administration to ever administrate. On Sunday the insignificant Trump child who is not named Ivanka thought that it would be funny to mock the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault.

The One Area Where Trump is Better Than Obama The One Area Where Trump is Better Than Obama

It’s official: President Trump is officially a pathological liar and the most lying-ass liar president who has ever placed his Diet Coke on the Oval Office desk with no coaster.

Watch: Boxer Adrien Broner Continues Quest to Become Undisputed Champion of Assholes Watch: Boxer Adrien Broner Continues Quest to Become Undisputed Champion of Assholes

Adrien Broner was once a promising boxer with an oversized personality, now he’s just a mid-level boxer and a world-class asshole. The one-time, self-proclaimed heir to the vacancy left when Floyd Mayweather retired has now been banned from Uber for life after he and some friends harassed and terrorized a driver to…

10 Days After Wypipo Burned Their 'Winn Dixie 5s', Nike Stock is Soaring 10 Days After Wypipo Burned Their 'Winn Dixie 5s', Nike Stock is Soaring

Remember about ten days ago when all the white people who ever white peopled were so mad they started burning their “White Privilege 4s” and “Speak to Your Manager 8s” after learning that Colin Kaepernick, the face of the NFL player protest was also hired to become the face of Nike’s “Just Do It” 30th anniversary…

Trump's Ex-Camapiagn Chair Paul Manafort AKA Paulie Walnuts Pleads Guilty [Updated] Trump's Ex-Camapiagn Chair Paul Manafort AKA Paulie Walnuts Pleads Guilty [Updated]

Former Trump crime campaign boss Paul Manafort aka Paulie Walnuts is upholding the no-snitching code of the White House mob family and agreed to plead guilty to a second group of charges filed in Washington, D.C.

Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones and Wide Receiver Dez Bryant Had a Date Night With Beyoncé and Jay-Z Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones and Wide Receiver Dez Bryant Had a Date Night With Beyoncé and Jay-Z

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry “Toes on the Line” Jones and former Cowboys wide receiver Dez “Burner Account” Bryant appear to have made up while enjoying the performance of another power couple.

Botham Jean Attorney: Nothing In Amber Guyger's Story Makes Sense  Botham Jean Attorney: Nothing In Amber Guyger's Story Makes Sense 

An attorney for Botham Jean—the 26-year-old innocent black man who was shot and killed inside his own home—is looking to set the record straight. Despite several stories that Jean and his attacker, Amber Guyger, knew one another, attorney S. Lee Meritt claims that the two were merely neighbors as Jean lived directly…

As Hurricane Florence Approaches, Trump Trapped in Tornado of Lies As Hurricane Florence Approaches, Trump Trapped in Tornado of Lies

At The Root, we don’t employ a psychologist or a psychiatrist (although Michael Harriot serves as the senior wypipoloigist on staff), so we are unable to assess the president’s mental health. Therefore no one on The Root staff can currently say whether or not the president suffers from some narcissist personality…

President Trump Doesn't Understand That 9/11 Was a Tragedy President Trump Doesn't Understand That 9/11 Was a Tragedy

The president of the United States of White America shouldn’t need a crash course on arguably the most horrific tragedy in American history in the past 50 years (followed closely the Russian assist that gave this president the White House), yet, here we are.

Marshawn Lynch Looked Like a State Farm Agent in High School, and the Internet Got Jokes Marshawn Lynch Looked Like a State Farm Agent in High School, and the Internet Got Jokes

Looks like Marshawn Lynch wasn’t always the stone-faced, strong, running back who’s just here so he won’t get fined. In high school, Marshawn Lynch looked like the black guy on a Canadian teen show that was partly sponsored by the school district to teach kids how to say no to drugs and not have sex before marriage.

Omarosa Claims White House Staff Joked About Removing Trump From Office So Much They Had A Hashtag   Omarosa Claims White House Staff Joked About Removing Trump From Office So Much They Had A Hashtag  

Omarosa Manigault Newman, who once worked in the White House under the official title of mixologist of the crew, is back on her mixtape grind and while she didn’t drop another secretly recorded gem, she’s been speculating on who wrote the hit New York Times op-ed and confirming that many White House staffers actually…

NFL Players Have Stopped Kneeling Because That's What Black America Wants NFL Players Have Stopped Kneeling Because That's What Black America Wants

Sunday marked the official beginning of racist plantation NFL owners touting how well they can get their black players to abandon their community and “toe the line,” more commonly called “professional football.”

No More Sneak Dissing: Wakandan President Barack Obama Calls Trump Out By Name No More Sneak Dissing: Wakandan President Barack Obama Calls Trump Out By Name

For the first time since leaving office, former president of the United States and current president of Wakanda, Barack Obama, has publicly called the devil by his birth name.

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