• Sun. May 19th, 2024

Shaggy Says “It Wasn’t Me” Isn’t About Cheating

In honor of Black Music Month in June, The Root is gearing up to launch an exclusive series about the history of Black music, full of stories and videos telling…

Biden to address Morehouse amid tumult on US college campuses

ATLANTA (AP) — President Joe Biden is delivering the commencement address at Morehouse College on Sunday, a key opportunity for an election-year appearance before a Black audience but one that also could directly expose…

Eight-year-old’s inflation rant over ice cream prices goes viral

They’re mad as hell. Two treat-seeking misses were knocked seriously off course after a trip to see their local ice cream man — only to discover that the cost of…

Angela Simmons & Yo Gotti Baecation For His Bday

Just in case there was any confusion, Angela Simmons made it very clear that she and her man, Yo Gotti are still going (super) strong. Source: Christopher Polk / Getty…

NYC can’t handle public art

The moment the Dublin Portal, a live outdoor video feed linking Ireland and NYC, was announced on May 8, you could hear the collective shout of eight million New Yorkers:…

Rivian Stock: 80% Of Market Value Is Now Cash (NASDAQ:RIVN)

hapabapa Rivian Automotive Inc. (NASDAQ:RIVN) released its quarterly earnings on May 7, 2024 and reported a wider-than-anticipated loss for 1Q24 amid an underwhelming production ramp. The electric-vehicle maker lost $1.45…

Dabney Coleman, ‘9 to 5’ and ‘Buffalo Bill’ Star, Dead at 92

Photo: Jim Britt /Disney General Entertainment Content via Getty Images Dabney Coleman, the actor who bossed Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, and Dolly Parton around in the 1980 comedy 9 to…

The hate driving antisemitism, Bragg destroys democracy to save it and other commentary

Conservative: The Hate Driving Antisemitism “The ideology of anti-whiteness that has generated what [President] Biden denounces as campus anti-Semitism also governs Biden’s executive branch,” fumes Heather Mac Donald at Spiked.…

‘There is no household in the world that doesn’t have Louis Vuitton products’

It was the image that launched a social media sensation: football superstars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi hunched over a chess game set atop Louis Vuitton’s signature luggage.  That 2022…

Drake Dominates BET Awards 2024 Black Nominations

Drake attends a game between the Houston Rockets and the Cleveland Cavaliers at Toyota Center on March 16, 2024 in Houston, Texas.Photo: Carmen Mandato (Getty Images) On Thursday, the 2024…