Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter activist Trevor Gerard responded to a restraining order from Los Angeles police commission president Matt M. Johnson, who alleges "a pattern of stalking and violent threats," by saying the claims "distort the truth and are politically motivated."

Aside from the surprising election of a businessman-turned-reality-star-turned-politician as the 45th President of the United States, here are some other top political moments of 2016.

Erica Campbell chats with Bishop J. Drew Sheard, known as “a bridge builder to other denominations,” is the senior pastor at the Greater Emanuel Institution Church of God & Christ in Detroit Michigan, and holds tons of accolades for his work. He talks about his work with millennials in order to “prepare the next tier […]

Donald Trump supporters are like a box of chocolates: you never know what you're going to get.

New York firefighter Jason Stokes pleaded not guilty to arson charges earlier this week after being charged with setting fire to his own home back in August.

As Americans are still trying to come to terms with the outcome of the 2016 presidential election tensions are still at an all-time high, especially when not only the President-elect himself continues to fan the flames, but also his batch of extremist conservative supporters. One of the most vocal Trump supporters is Tomi Lahren, who […]

Lil Wayne totally dismissed Black Lives Matter––here's how Twitter responded.

Sevyn Streeter's peaceful protest was blocked by the Philadelphia 76ers Wednesday night.

Longtime activist and former chairwoman of the Black Panther Party Elaine Brown didn’t mince words when it came to characterizing the Black Lives Matter movement. She says the movement’s slogan “hands up, don’t shoot” is grounded in a “plantation mentality.” The harsh criticism of the movement came in an interview with the U.K. site Spiked-online. When […]

A Detroit woman is proving that real-life is scarier than anything fictional this Halloween, as she has decided to use her decorations as a means to make a powerful statement about the recent tragedies around the country. https://twitter.com/TheRoot/status/785933109174931456 Larethia Haddon expected that she would draw a lot attention, surprised eyes and even controversy for her […]