Why Some Black and Brown People Can’t Trust Bernie Sanders, in 1 Quote.

There are reasons that progressive black and brown folk have had their struggles with supporting Bernie Sanders—though no one does a better job of illustrating why than the Vermont senator and former presidential candidate himself...

 

I Watched CNN Debate Night: The Fight Over Obamacare. I Would Like Most of Those Minutes Back.

In theory,’ a cable news network holding debates between members of different parties arguing over the merits of their respective policies seems like a novel idea...

 

 

 

1 Year After #BankBlack, America’s Biggest Black-Owned Bank Still Doing the Work

Hip-hop has become a cultural powerhouse that fuels everything from fashion to corporate profits....

 

 

 

Jordan Peele is No. 1 on The Root 100, Our Annual List of the Most Influential African Americans

When we launched The Root 100 in 2009, it was the perfect time to celebrate black excellence. The arrival of the country’s first black president...

 

 

 

This Was Never About the Anthem

When Sharp Cheddar Stalin called the mothers of NFL players “bitches” in Huntsville, Ala., his hillbilly conservative base cheered him on because he vilified the men for disrespecting “our flag.”...

 

 

 

 

 

 

Best Part of Congressional Black Caucus Week? Exclusive Footage of Marvel’s Black Panther

These are some of the things the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference is known for: policy talk for the black community, mixed in with big parties, behind-the-scenes shenanigans and profilin’ outfits....