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NFL Player Jaylon Ferguson Died of Drug Overdose

The cause of death of a Baltimore Ravens linebacker has been determined. Read more... go to Article >

Ravens' Jaylon Ferguson died from an accidental drug overdose after taking fentanyl and cocaine

46 Days ago News Source: Dailymail.co.uk

Baltimore Ravens linebacker Jaylon Ferguson died from a fatal mix of fentanyl and cocaine before he his body was discovered last week, according to a city medical examiner. read more

When Did the Natural Hair Movement Become Unnatural?

0 Days ago Politics Source: Theroot.com

The natural hair movement was born with good intentions. With roots in the Civil Rights Movement, it was meant to show pride in Black culture and reject white standards of beauty. Back then, the afro was everything, and the bigger, the better.Read... read more

The Oscars Are Trying To Atone For Its Sins. Is It Too Late?

0 Days ago Politics Source: Theroot.com

After Will Smith slapped Chris Rock in March at the 94th Academy Awards ceremony, it quickly was regarded as the most shocking moment in award show history. A quick dig at Smith’s wife, Jada, and her bald hairstyle—which was a result of an... read more

Zoe Kravitz On Calling Out Will Smith's Oscars Slap: "I Wish I Would Have Handled It Differently"

0 Days ago Politics Source: Theroot.com

In a new interview with The Wall Street Journal, actress Zoe Kravitz reflected on her decision to call out Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at the 94th Academy Awards in March.Read more... read more

Black Mississippi Residents Sue Police Department for Racial Harassment

0 Days ago Politics Source: Theroot.com

Five Black residents of Lexington, Mississippi have filed a lawsuit against the police department for infringing upon their constitutional rights and racially targeting them, according to documents obtained by USA TODAY. Previously, the... read more

How Much Does Where You Live, Impact How You Live?

0 Days ago Politics Source: Theroot.com

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Sidney Premieres Sept. 23 on AppleTV+

0 Days ago Politics Source: Theroot.com

When someone has lived a life as impactful as Sidney Poitier, their story must be told to the world. Oprah Winfrey chose to do just that in a new documentary detailing her friend and mentor’s legacy.Read more... read more

NBA Player Carmelo Anthony Producing Documentary on His Career and Life

0 Days ago Politics Source: Theroot.com

We know the credentials; 10-time All-Star, six-time All-NBA, three-time Olympic gold medalist and one of the greatest scorers in the history of the NBA.Read more... read more

Trump’s Charlottesville Comment Still Enables White Supremacy Five Years Later

0 Days ago Politics Source: Theroot.com

Former president Donald Trump’s comments saying there were “very fine people, on both sides” after the 2017 Charlottesville protest didn’t surprise me at all. Nor was I shocked when he doubled down on that comment and placed blame on the... read more

Books by Black Authors to Help Your Kids Get Ready to Go Back to School

0 Days ago Politics Source: Theroot.com

As kids around the country prepare to head back to into the classroom, some may be a little sad about leaving summer behind. And after the COVID pandemic changed the way many kids learned, they may also have anxiety about heading back into the... read more

Dave Chappelle and Blackstar’s the Midnight Miracle Podcast Is Coming to Vinyl

0 Days ago Politics Source: Theroot.com

I know plenty of people that have diverse, expansive and awesome vinyl collections of some of their favorite albums of all time. But podcasts? That’s a new one.Read more... read more