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Projects That Became Million-Dollar Startups (and How Yours Can Too)

Side hustles and side can projects become million-dollar businesses. Follow these clues. Jeff...

Police Killed 28-Year Old Black Woman, Concerned Neighbor Regrets Calling

Fort Worth, TX — James Smith, a man from Dallas who called the police because he was worried...

The Gantt Report – You Can’t Go Back To Get Ahead

By Lucius Gantt      “Back to the Future” was a classic sci-fi movie about a...

Blockbuster On Life Support!

With one store left in the world, the video retailer’s approaching extinction is a reminder...

Lost History of an American Coup D’État

MASSACRE: Republicans and Democrats in North Carolina are locked in a battle over which party...

Maybe Black men protect white women because we see ourselves in them

by Donnie Moreland My crushes, in high school, were all white girls. I used to fantasize about...

Affirmations, resources, and tips, for Black students in higher education

by Jamara Wakefield  Let’s keep it real, there are few radical resources available for Black...

Building a Mystery: An Oral History of Lilith Fair

In the mid-1990s, female musicians topped the charts and sold out shows, but were told over and...

We seriously demand all white imperialist armies out of Africa!

Luwezi Kinshasa, Secretary General African Socialist International White imperialist occupation of...

First U.S. Cannabis Cafe Opens in West Hollywood

For the first time in the history of the United States, a cannabis cafe has opened. The Lowell...

The Gantt Report – Shame and Pride

By Lucius Gantt      Almost every woman that wants a man wants a man that...

The Gantt Report – Son of a Garth

The Gantt Report By Lucius Gantt      I am writing this week’s column with a...

Biden Brings the Pain, Warren Starts to Gain and Yang Makes It Rain: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings

We’re back! Yes, after a short break, The Root 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings are back...

The 25 wealthiest dynasties on the planet control $1.4 trillion

The numbers are mind-boggling: $70,000 per minute, $4 million per hour, $100 million per day....

Eritha “Akilé” Cainion: Florida’s 22 Year Old Political Challenge

Eritha “Akilé” Cainion, traditionally known as Akilé Anai, is a 22-year-old city council...

Eritha Akilé Cainion: End the voter suppression of the black community

St. Petersburg, FL: The struggle for the right of black people in the U.S. to participate in the...

Woni Spotts: First Black Woman to Leave A Mark on Every Continent in the World

Many people dream of traveling around the world but only a few could really achieve that. But Woni...

Teen Mom Graduates High School as Valedictorian With More Than $1M in Scholarships

Lamyrical Harris, a teenage mother and a high school senior student in Tennessee, has recently...

Ontario man files $7M lawsuit over 16 ‘wrongful’ charges related to human trafficking

Everoll Powell, a chef and restaurateur, had just picked up the morning newspaper and was headed...

Equifax paying settlement of Millions after major data breach

Equifax is set to pay out as much as $700 million in a settlement after millions of people’s data...
Finding Inner Peace

Finding Inner Peace

Achieving Inner Peace For most people, the goal of achieving inner peace is high up on their list. A life of inner peace is generally more valued than a life of constant thrills and excitement. Even thrill seekers don’t want titillation at every moment of their lives....