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On the same day we flocked to theaters our Wakandan finest to see Black Panther, Build-A-Bear announced the release of a Black Panther teddy that... [Read More]
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Everyone black, black-adjacent, or alive who has seen Black Panther knows that it is beyond. [Read More]
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Out the mouth of babes, they say. [Read More]
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It is all Black Panther everything all President's Day weekend here at The Root. (That's no coincidence, btw. Wakanda forever!) At this point, all of... [Read More]
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Singer R. Kelly's alleged ebony sex palace, believed to be the place where the R&B singer kept a harem of women for his carnal pleasure,... [Read More]
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There is vibranium-level energy around Black Panther as millions of melanated people flock to theaters. Of course, most bask in the black pride, love, and... [Read More]
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It's telling how fascinated Donald Trump and the people connected to him seem to be with the suspected sexual prowess and/or deviance of black men. [Read More]
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The chief of staff for Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin retired on Friday amid accusations that she was involved in a travel scandal which involved... [Read More]
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It's been awhile since I was so excited for a movie that I saw it twice in its opening week. While waiting to pre-purchase tickets... [Read More]
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Guess it's Jamie Foxx's policy not to talk about his longtime lady friend. [Read More]
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Comic books have struggled with diversity since Famous Funnies was released in the United States in 1933. However, the past few years have finally seen... [Read More]
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The ongoing national debate over race and Confederate monuments reared its ugly head during this year's Mardi Gras. Some of the infamous beads thrown into... [Read More]
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I will admit that I am late to the game when it comes to Tinder. I heard about it when it first popped on the... [Read More]
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Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents are continuing the business of cracking down on undocumented immigrant workers and the employers that hire them. The latest targets... [Read More]
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A federal grand jury impaneled by special counsel Robert Mueller indicted 13 Russians and three Russian entities Friday for their alleged roles in the Russian... [Read More]
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We all know it's a white man's world, but through our magic, women of color manage to make this world ours. From Black Panther being... [Read More]
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As we wrap up the biannual phenomenon known as New York Fashion Week, we find ourselves overwhelmed by the amount of new fashion and trends... [Read More]
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A Maryland jury has awarded the family of Korryn Gaines more than $37 million in damages in their civil lawsuit against Baltimore County for the... [Read More]
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Some people are questioning why highly-anticipated screenings of Black Panther were cancelled in Towson, Md. at the film's opening night. [Read More]
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Black Panther is the official movie of Black History Month 2018—but after I watched the movie, a nagging questioned lurked in the back of my... [Read More]
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