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Video Evidence Proves That Betsy DeVos Might Be the Dumbest Person in Trump’s Cabinet Video Evidence Proves That Betsy DeVos Might Be the Dumbest Person in Trump’s Cabinet

If the fate of the world rested on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ ability to answer a question about anything from elementary-level math to what she ate for breakfast, I’d pray only that we all got at least five phone calls to tell our loved ones goodbye. If DeVos were in a mental-math Olympics against a giraffe,…

Washington, DC, Mayor Muriel Bowser Adopts Newborn in Surprise Announcement Washington, DC, Mayor Muriel Bowser Adopts Newborn in Surprise Announcement

Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser recently shared some exciting and unexpected news: Her family has expanded by one!

Footage of an NBA Player Being Tased by Cops Is Reportedly So Disturbing, the Entire City of Milwaukee Is Worried About Releasing It Footage of an NBA Player Being Tased by Cops Is Reportedly So Disturbing, the Entire City of Milwaukee Is Worried About Releasing It

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett has seen the brutal footage of a NBA rookie’s arrest, and he has been worried ever since.

Actresses Arrested in Atlanta for Taking Too Long in the Bathroom Actresses Arrested in Atlanta for Taking Too Long in the Bathroom

Three actresses are calling for the boycott of an Atlanta restaurant after they were arrested for entering the restaurant and taking too long in the restroom.

Korean Restaurant Owner Slaps Black Female Employee Over $8.47 Korean Restaurant Owner Slaps Black Female Employee Over $8.47

Customers at a Georgia seafood restaurant were shocked when the owner of the restaurant was caught on camera assaulting a female employee in front of other employees and patrons.

Illinois Man Arrested for Hate Crime After Yelling Racial Slurs at Black Woman Dropping Daughter Off at School: Report Illinois Man Arrested for Hate Crime After Yelling Racial Slurs at Black Woman Dropping Daughter Off at School: Report

A Galesburg, Ill., man is facing hate crime charges after authorities say he repeatedly screamed racial slurs at a black woman in the drop-off zone in front of a local high school.

Houston Cop to Woman During Traffic Stop: ‘Put Your Hands Up ... Pretend Like We’re Going to Shoot You’ Houston Cop to Woman During Traffic Stop: ‘Put Your Hands Up ... Pretend Like We’re Going to Shoot You’

In another incident of cops behaving badly and being caught on video, an officer was caught during a traffic stop in Houston telling a woman he ordered out of the car to, “Put your hands up. Over your head! Pretend like we’re going to shoot you.”

When Your Privilege Is Whiter Than Top-Shelf Cocaine, This Happens When Your Privilege Is Whiter Than Top-Shelf Cocaine, This Happens

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.

The White House Is Really Trying to Drive Home This ‘Immigrants Are Animals’ Agenda With New Report The White House Is Really Trying to Drive Home This ‘Immigrants Are Animals’ Agenda With New Report

The White House wants desperately to craft this ideology that violent brown criminals are “animals.” Administration officials are pushing this so much, they recently released a blog on the official WhiteHouse.gov website titled, “What You Need to Know About the Violent Animals of MS-13.”

Colin Kaepernick’s Collusion Case Just Proved NFL Teams Believed He Was Good Enough to Start, so Why Doesn’t He Have a Job? Colin Kaepernick’s Collusion Case Just Proved NFL Teams Believed He Was Good Enough to Start, so Why Doesn’t He Have a Job?

Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance claiming that NFL owners colluded to keep him out of the NFL. Team owners and several sports pundits who aren’t fans of the Movement for Black Lives claimed that Kaepernick’s days as a starting quarterback were behind him.

Behold BeelzeBecky: White Woman Seen on Video Trying to Get Man Driving Through Her Neighborhood Killed Behold BeelzeBecky: White Woman Seen on Video Trying to Get Man Driving Through Her Neighborhood Killed

If you have ever wondered what would happen if Tomi Lahren had a baby with Thanos, a Nevada man may have found the answer.

LeBron James’ Reaction to the Man Wearing the ‘MAGA’ Hat Was All of Us LeBron James’ Reaction to the Man Wearing the ‘MAGA’ Hat Was All of Us

LeBron James is not here for the “Make America great again” fuckboy-ness that has epitomized white nationalism.

Asian Woman Records Sacramento, Calif., Police Officer Harassing Black Boyfriend Asian Woman Records Sacramento, Calif., Police Officer Harassing Black Boyfriend

A man who was previously arrested by a cop is now alleging that the same cop has continued to harass him. But this time, it was caught on camera by his girlfriend, who was in the passenger seat during the stop.

Trump’s Bullying of the Justice Department Again Must Mean the Russia Investigation Is Heating Up  Trump’s Bullying of the Justice Department Again Must Mean the Russia Investigation Is Heating Up 

Whenever President Donald Trump starts tweeting wildly and furiously, it usually means he’s bothered about the Russia investigation. On Sunday the president fired off a series of all-cap-and-exclamation-point-laden tweets that were all over the place. In the end, the most telling tweet, and the one that proves that…

NJ High School Invited Prom Attendees to ‘Party Like It’s 1776,’ Sparking Outrage Because, You Know, 1776 Wasn’t a Party for Everyone  NJ High School Invited Prom Attendees to ‘Party Like It’s 1776,’ Sparking Outrage Because, You Know, 1776 Wasn’t a Party for Everyone 

Inviting any person of color to party like it’s any time before the 1980s (I’m being super-generous here) is less of an invitation and more of a threat. It’s not really even safe to party as a person of color in 2018. Yet, somehow, educators and prom organizers at Cherry Hill High School East in New Jersey thought it…

Woman Calls Police After Having Wig Snatched  Woman Calls Police After Having Wig Snatched 

A Georgia woman was furious after another woman not only insulted her $85 wig but also snatched it off her head and set it ablaze. Angie Marie Smith, 54, of Macon, Ga., called the Bibb County Sheriff’s Department after, she says, Brittany L. Huff told her her wig was ugly and then took it upon herself to rid the world…

Watch: Montana Border Patrol Agent Admits to Detaining 2 US Citizens at Gas Station Because They Were Speaking Spanish  Watch: Montana Border Patrol Agent Admits to Detaining 2 US Citizens at Gas Station Because They Were Speaking Spanish 

Donald Trump’s America continues to be grimy as usual, especially to those perceived to be immigrants, and this time, a Montana border agent has acknowledged on camera that he only stopped and questioned two women at a local gas station because he overheard them speaking Spanish to each other.

Black KkKlansMan Wins Top Prize at Cannes, Spike Lee’s 1st-Ever Nod From the French Film Fest Black KkKlansMan Wins Top Prize at Cannes, Spike Lee’s 1st-Ever Nod From the French Film Fest

Love Spike Lee to death, but we wouldn’t be throwing that much shade if we said that sometimes the big homie’s films are about as good as his beloved Knicks in the playoffs.

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