Here at The Root, we talk a lot about things like white privilege, whitesplaining, white fragility, etc. Some of the folks who read our site find it hard to understand these concepts, so it’s always helpful when we have an example that displays exactly what we mean. Today is one of those days.
According to divorce records obtained by The (Charleston, S.C.) Post and Courier, South Carolina Democratic congressional candidate Archie Parnell abused his ex-wife.
In a free press, journalists must expose the truth even if it upsets those in power. Our work often leads to significant backlash, and we at The Onion are no strangers to receiving threats of legal action. While we generally dismiss them as the baseless accusations they are, we recently found an old cease-and-desist…
President Donald Trump and former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon have had a rocky relationship since Bannon was forced out in August of last year. But according to CNN, Bannon is reportedly now back in Trump’s ear, as part of an “informal” group of former administration and campaign officials who are…
California announced a sweeping rooftop solar mandate earlier this month. The first-in-the-nation policy will require all newly-constructed homes and small apartments to have solar panels on their roofs starting in 2020.
You know who has it really hard these days? Banks and car dealers who want to discriminate against their customers. Luckily, the little guys (who, to be clear, are banks and car dealers, and definitely not the people they’re discriminating against) finally have politicians willing to fight for them: President Donald…
Plastic should be banned, and good glass travel mug options are as rare as they are fragile, so what’s someone sensitive to the taste of stainless steel supposed to do with their on-the-go coffee? Stanley’s got you covered.
Don’t fuck with an icon.
Drugs. Music. Doors. Abortion. Divorces. Video games.
Welcome to the opioid-fueled prison industrial complex.
Have you felt an acute-but-nagging desire to fade back into the nothingness of the universe yet today? No? Well look no further!
Privacy and anti-monopoly advocacy groups launched the Freedom from Facebook campaign on Monday, demanding that the Federal Trade Commission force the social media giant to break up into four separate companies. Sensing a moment of weakness, activists hope to establish stronger privacy protections and cross-platform…
In an address at the White House on Monday, President Donald Trump praised NASCAR fans for standing up for the national anthem at sporting events.
Today on All My Moms, sometimes referred to as The View, panelist Meghan McCain did what she does best: almost make a decent point, but undermine it before she gets very far.
A bold proclamation from erratic Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani graced the most prized real estate in media on Monday morning:
Days after the mass shooting at Santa Fe High School, Texas Governor Greg Abbott has come to the conclusion that now might not be the right time for his campaign to be giving out a free shotgun to his supporters.
Windsor—What does it take to get the perfect shot of the newly married Harry and Meghan from the cheap seats? Turns out it’s a £25 fleece Union Jack blanket, three pairs of socks, four cups of wildly overpriced coffee, and the kindness of several royal enthusiast strangers.
The White House on Monday took its dehumanizing campaign to brand MS-13 gang members as “animals” to a new level.