In a stunning move that seems to completely ignore the root cause of campus rape and rape culture in general, Stanford University has decided to ban hard liquor from campus parties. Many see this move as a response to the infamous Brock Turner rape scandal that rocked the campus this year. Show More Summary
The CW's popular series, Arrow, started off with great promise. It was the story of one man's mission to protect his city. However, after following the stellar first season, it became clear that the producers had more comic book-like ambitions for the show. Show More Summary
In case you’ve forgotten for some odd, inexcusable reason, here’s a friendly reminder: Angela Bassett is a legend. The Oscar- and Emmy-nominated actor proved why in a March interview with The Root, during which she was asked on the spot to perform part of any monologue she can recall. Show More Summary
Questlove is getting creative with Pandora. Change happens slowly at the music streamer, particularly when its comes to its consumer offering. But teaming with the Roots drummer may hint at a new Pandora as it preps the launch of its own Spotify and Apple Music competitor as early as next...
Aug 24 (Gracenote) - Scoreboard in the first One Day International between England and Pakistan on Wednesday in Southampton, England Pakistan Innings Az. Ali c Ali b Rashid 82 Sh. Khan c Buttler b Wood 16 M. Hafeez c Hales b Root 11 B. Azam lbw b Rashid 40 S. Ahmed c Wood b Woakes 55 S. Malik c Rashid b Plunkett 17 M.
If you’ve ever been called self-absorbed, you can be sure you weren’t getting a compliment. So why is it so easy to fall into the pit of obsessive rumination?
Pandora and Questlove have announced a new partnership that will see the Roots drummer contribute to the streaming service in multiple ways. First, he'll produce Questlove Supreme, a weekly, three-hour show featuring music he's curated, along with interviews with figures from the entertainment world. Show More Summary
Every summer WeWork, the $16 billion company with 112 co-working spaces in 32 cities across the world, hosts an epic, weekend-long summer camp for both its employees and the members who rent its spaces. The weekend in upstate New York...Show More Summary
Call it the little family tree that could: Almost no other brand took root during the Olympics like Ancestry.com, running 14 TV commercials during the two-week sports extravaganza that ended on Sunday. DirecTV, with 29 ads, was the only...Show More Summary
Simon Oliver, Moritat, and Andre Szymanowicz take the trench-coated magus back to his roots... and his Silk Cuts.
In the wake of near-constant stories surfacing of police killings, mostly of Black and Latinx people, it is imperative to take an intersectional approach to addressing both the root causes of injustice in all parts of the criminal legal system as well as potential policy responses to systemic racism. Campaigns like #BlackTransLivesMatter, the Black women-led […]
Ping pong and beer at Forbidden Root, "Dirty Dancing" at Pearl Tavern and more things to do in Chicago on Wednesday, Aug. 24.
The CW’s Arrow has broadened its horizons quite a bit, to begin Season 1 as a loose Batman Begins homage, then spread to superpowers and magic over the next few seasons, though most fans have called for a return to the series’ roots. So it is with Season 5, as producers promise an end to any magical big bads, and a return to the gritty side of superheroes. Continue reading…
The involvement of Questlove, of the Roots, is an important endorsement as the internet radio giant tries to compete directly with Spotify, Apple Music and Tidal.
Aug 24 (Gracenote) - Line-ups for the first One Day International between England and Pakistan on Wednesday in Southampton, England Pakistan won toss and decided to bat England: Alex Hales, Jason Roy, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (capt), Ben...Show More Summary
The long, native grasses seem to find a way to root in no more than a half inch of soil, deposited by the never-ending wind in every crack and crevice. Concrete crumbles and slowly resembles the sky in the many months of winter. Steel, on the other hand, turns a reddish-brown that’s indistinguishable from the […]
Alejandro Velez, co-founder of Back to the Roots, describes how he went into his local Whole Foods and pitched employees his idea.
Tahir Veliju, leader of the United Albanians’ Union, declared a persona non grata in Greece and Serbia, was recently in Montenegro presenting his book about a Greater Albania. In an interview with Sputnik, Democratic Party leader Milan Knezevic said that it was additional evidence of the Montenegrin government taking orders from the US ambassador.
Truth-Telling with W. Kamau Bell—#Roots2Liberation zaineb | August 24, 2016 During our 20th anniversary event, From Revolutionary Roots to Liberated Futures, socio-political comedian W. Kamau Bell will serve as the moderator of our panel discussion featuring Patrisse Cullors, Eva Paterson, and Bryan Stevenson. Show More Summary