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2 White Women Attack Their Latinx Neighbors, Call the Police on Them, and End Up Going to Jail Themselves 2 White Women Attack Their Latinx Neighbors, Call the Police on Them, and End Up Going to Jail Themselves

Don’t worry, I’m not going to bother giving these two Beckys a cutesy nickname, but I am still going to tell the story of what they did, because I’m tired of white women and their antics.

Will Smith Just Won the #InMyFeelingsChallenge Will Smith Just Won the #InMyFeelingsChallenge

You have probably already heard of the #InMyFeelings challenge which has taken over the internet and social media. It is the latest viral dance-off, and it was started by Instagram star Shiggy.

Is This a Youth Diversion Program or School-to-Prison Pipeline Feeder System?  Is This a Youth Diversion Program or School-to-Prison Pipeline Feeder System? 

Prior to a few years ago, I had never heard of a preschool student being suspended from school. The idea made no sense to me. How could a 3-, 4-, or 5-year-old child who is still learning the basics of sitting still for more than five minutes at a time possibly learn anything from such a punitive action? Would they…

Tyler Perry Says Stop Falling for Facebook Scams. He’s Not Giving Away Any Money Tyler Perry Says Stop Falling for Facebook Scams. He’s Not Giving Away Any Money

If you are one of the numerous people who blindly share Facebook posts about celebrities or sends those chain Facebook Messenger posts without checking their veracity, this one’s for you.

Philly Police Department Seeks to End Implicit Bias With a Field Trip to a Black Museum Philly Police Department Seeks to End Implicit Bias With a Field Trip to a Black Museum

Every time there is an incident involving excessive use of force by the police against a black person, there’s a public outcry for change and reform. We want heads to roll. We want officers held accountable and punished. We take to the streets. We protest. We write editorials and articles and commentary on the current…

Virginia Lawmaker Says He Can’t Be Racist Because His Son Is Named After a Black Man Virginia Lawmaker Says He Can’t Be Racist Because His Son Is Named After a Black Man

This is a twisted and somewhat confusing tale of peak caucasity, white nationalism in American government and an epic claim of “not all white people” based on the name of one white man’s son. Pay close attention.

Michael K. Williams Joins the Cast of Ava DuVernay’s Central Park Five Michael K. Williams Joins the Cast of Ava DuVernay’s Central Park Five

Omar coming to a small screen near you as Michael K. Williams joins the cast of Central Park Five, a limited four-episode series that Academy Award nominee Ava DuVernay is creating, writing and directing for Netflix.

Oxygen-Dependent Grandmother in New Jersey Dies After Power Company Disconnects Her Service Oxygen-Dependent Grandmother in New Jersey Dies After Power Company Disconnects Her Service

The family of a New Jersey grandmother who was dependent on an electric-powered oxygen tank says she died Thursday afternoon after her electricity was disconnected for nonpayment.

Yes, a Black Site Is Posting About National Fried Chicken Day Yes, a Black Site Is Posting About National Fried Chicken Day

As a black woman, I will never allow anyone to shame me for loving fried chicken, or red Kool-Aid or watermelon. Loving these things are my birthright, stereotypes be damned.

Cardi B Countersues Former Manager, Accuses Him of Trying to Get Between Her and Offset Cardi B Countersues Former Manager, Accuses Him of Trying to Get Between Her and Offset

Back in April, news broke that Cardi B’s former manager Klenord “Shaft” Raphael had filed a $10 million lawsuit against her—claiming, among other things, that he was responsible for her meteoric rise to the top of the charts and that she had repaid his efforts by giving him, well, the shaft as it were. Bartier Cardi…

Who Killed Tupac? Las Vegas Police Have Been Reviewing the Case Again But No Arrest is Imminent Who Killed Tupac? Las Vegas Police Have Been Reviewing the Case Again But No Arrest is Imminent

Nearly 22 years after he was gunned down in Las Vegas, the mystery of who killed rapper and actor Tupac Shakur still remains unsolved. A gangster’s admission in a new documentary may finally lead to some answers.

Texas Mom Shoots Would-Be Carjacker After He Tries to Steal Vehicle With Her Children Inside Texas Mom Shoots Would-Be Carjacker After He Tries to Steal Vehicle With Her Children Inside

A would-be carjacker in Dallas picked the right one on Wednesday when he jumped into a car with the 2- and 4-year-old sons of a black mother in the back seat. When the man refused to get out of her car, he caught a bullet to the face for his trouble.

No, Netflix Has Not Had a Change of Heart and Given Mo’Nique a $10 Million Deal No, Netflix Has Not Had a Change of Heart and Given Mo’Nique a $10 Million Deal

For the last two days, a story has been circulated and shared on the internet claiming Mo’Nique is set to get a $10 million deal from Netflix. Despite the fact that neither Mo’Nique, her people or Netflix had confirmed the story, it continued to gain momentum—and people shared it everywhere. As I said when I…

Have a Samsung Phone? You Better Delete Your Nudes Have a Samsung Phone? You Better Delete Your Nudes

If you are like me, your phone camera roll likely has tons of selfies, food pics, random memes and a smattering of tasteful nudes. If in fact you are like me and your phone is a Samsung, you may want to go through your camera roll and make sure the pictures stored there are ones you wouldn’t mind your grandma or your…

#NewportNancy Wants Black Neighbor Evicted For Smoking Cigarettes in the Parking Lot #NewportNancy Wants Black Neighbor Evicted For Smoking Cigarettes in the Parking Lot

Are y’all tired of white women calling the police or other authorities on black people yet? I know I am. Every time one of these stories comes up, I just want to look Becky in her eye and ask her what her damn problem is. They keep coming out of the woodwork too, like roaches. You stomp one out and another one appears…

Rich White People Shunning Other Rich White People For Supporting Donald Trump Is Hilarious Rich White People Shunning Other Rich White People For Supporting Donald Trump Is Hilarious

Alan Dershowitz is a white, Jewish defense attorney who is famous for having served on the OJ Simpson “Dream Team.” Seeing as we all know how white people feel about OJ being acquitted for the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman, you would think that particular part of his personal history would be what…

Take Off Your Shoes, Take Out Your Snacks: TSA Is Searching Everything Take Off Your Shoes, Take Out Your Snacks: TSA Is Searching Everything

I went to Las Vegas at the beginning of last month. I flew because the drive from L.A. to Vegas has become so long and tedious; it’s so not worth it.

Cardi B Really Is P-Popping Up the Charts Cardi B Really Is P-Popping Up the Charts

Hey y’all, it’s me, the resident Cardi B stan at The Root. While your “queen”* spent her weekend generally being a jerk, wealth-shaming people and getting bloggers fired just for offering a valid critique of her work, my queen spent her weekend being pregnant and fabulous—and breaking records on the Billboard list.

Lee Daniels Puts Some Respect on Damon Dash’s Name and Plans to Pay Him His Money Lee Daniels Puts Some Respect on Damon Dash’s Name and Plans to Pay Him His Money

Don’t let the release of Drake’s new album Scorpion distract you from the fact that Dame Dash walked up to Lee Daniels in the good seats section at the Hollywood Bowl, in the middle of a Diana Ross concert—as Ms. Ross herself was on the stage singing “Reach Out and Touch (Somebody’s Hand)”—and demanded to know where…

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