A 26-year-old man whose remains were found inside a black duffel bag in Far Rockaway was strangled, an autopsy found.
From under his black veil, sweat trickled down Paul Valdez's face.
On Saturday at the Glastonbury Festival in the Somerset, England, some comedian jumped on stage and pulled a Kanye West on Kanye West, interrupting the rapper's rendition of "Black Skinhead." But that's not the performance on which Adam...Show More Summary
A wheelchair-bound bandit robbed a bank in Queens on Monday and then rolled away with an unknown amount of cash, law enforcement sources said. The unidentified suspect, a black male...
Tatiana Maslany is the queen of multitasking, as evidenced by her ability to play practically every character on Orphan Black. Sadly, she's also fast become the queen of Emmy snubs, having yet to land one for all her hard work. And yet, here she is once again doing what she... More »
African Queen: In The Final Days The COLONIZED AMERICANIZED SO-CALLED NEGRO Will START PLAYING TRICKS WITH HIMSELF, In Order To SEE HOW MANY FELLOW NEGROES He Can SELF-RILE UP To Follow Him. THEY WILL WALK PAST THE NUMEROUS DEAD BLACK BODIES NEAR THEIR OWN HUTS IN ORDER TO MAKE SPIRITUAL WAR AGAINST THE WHITE MAN WHO KILLED JUST A FRACTION
As June's Black Music Month winds down and the BET awards heat up, The Root helps you find out if you're King Bey or Queen Nicki. Take our quiz and find out!
Witnesses tell 1010 WINS 21-year-old Betty Jean Dibiasio was crossing 19th street at Ditmars blvd near Astoria Park when a black car flew through the stop sign and slammed into her - tossing her into the air before she crashed down on the pavement. Show More Summary
The best part about the Disney blockbuster "Frozen" is its universal message -- to be yourself. But when 3-year-old Samara Muir, an Aboriginal girl from outside Melbourne, Australia, dressed up as the movie's Queen Elsa for a Disney-themed...Show More Summary
It's a bit alarming that folks are still achieving the "First Black Person To..." honor, but alas, that history is being made and doors are being broken down for African Americans is a beautiful thing.
The 1904 Queen Anne Victorian at 152 Fourth Avenue made headlines back in April when fire officials removed a "mummified body" from its interiors. The house was in a terrifyingly horrible state, filled with rats, black widows, mold, and hundreds...
The acclaimed R&B musician mixes politics with his recent album 'Black Messiah' at his latest hometown show.
The killing of nine black worshipers at Emanuel AME Church shook parishioners attending Sunday service in Queens.
A rally at the Greater Allen African Methodist Cathedral in Jamaica, Queens in support of the congregation of the Emanuel AME church in Charleston following the shooting deaths of nine parishioners in the black church - allegedly by a white man. Show More Summary
What do you get when you put Tina Fey, Jack Black, Dan Aykroyd, Amy Poehler, Carl Reiner, Mel Brooks, Martin Short, Diane Keaton, Queen Latifah, Lily Tomlin, Steve Carell, Conan O’Brien and Sarah Silverman in a room together? One hell...
The Real Housewives support each other, even if their shows are on opposite coasts! We recently caught up with The Real Housewives of Miami star Lea Black at a party for her new book Red Carpets & White Lies. The reality TV queen gave some advice to her embattled Beverly Hills counterpart, Kim Richards. Kim is currently [...]
This week, a painter in Culver City explores queenly fierceness and, in Hancock Park, a school of fish swims around in black water. 5. Three rivers and a fire Carolina Caycedo, an L.A. artist who researches the ways in which governments and communities control their water, will stage something of...
The Image of the Black Archive & Library resides at Harvard University’s Hutchins Center for African and African American Research. The founding director of the Hutchins Center is Henry Louis Gates Jr., who is also co-founder of The Root. Show More Summary
Four former CVS store detectives are suing the pharmacy giant, saying two managers who oversee security at stores in Queens and Manhattan forced them to follow black and Latino shoppers when there was no evidence of them stealing, throwing around heaps of hateful language in the process. [ more › ]
The plaintiffs, all of whom are either black or Hispanic, contend that two supervisors for stores in Manhattan and Queens regularly told them to profile nonwhite shoppers.