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The Root: Clinton Won, Trump Lost and 3 Other Takeaways From Monday Night’s Debate

Every media analyst and historian in America believes that Monday night’s debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will turn out to be the most-watched debate in American history, with… 1,064 more words


The Root: Seattle Seahawks #AllLivesMatter Protest Is an Act of Political Cowardice

Are you ready for some football? Are you ready for some flag-waving solemn 15thanniversary of September 11th remembrances? Are you ready for some Colin Kaepernick-inspired Black Lives Matter demonstrations by NFL players? 1,104 more words

Jason Johnson Weekly Column

The Root: DragonCon: Where Black Nerds Come Out to Play

Most people spend their Labor Day weekend cooking, shopping or just getting the heck out of town. Other people spend Labor Day weekend cooking up plans for world domination, shopping for rare-action-figure collectibles and finding ways to fly to another galaxy. 785 more words

Jason Johnson Weekly Column

Nike Names Serena Williams 'Greatest Athlete Ever' In Ad

Just days before Serena Williams made U.S. Open Grand Slam history, Nike already crowned her the world’s greatest athlete in their newest ads. The commercial for “Unlimited Series” takes a look at several athletes including Simone Biles and Mo Farrah, but the end of Williams’ ad is quite poignant. 35 more words


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don’t believe the hype!

I cannot speak for the world
(good thing)
I cannot even speak for all of us
in the US
(though I may attempt it) 441 more words

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The Root: Zendaya Coleman in Spider-Man: Homecoming Is Not the Progress We’re Looking For

Zendaya Coleman is everything that anybody black, brown or biracial could look for in an admirable tween pop star. She’s talented; her Disney Channel show, … 1,168 more words

Jason Johnson Weekly Column