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The Root: Republicans Hope for ‘Valentine’s Day Surprise’ in Harlem Election for NYC Council Seat

Most people think of Valentine’s Day as a chance to spend time with the one you love, spend money on the one you want to love or console those who don’t have anyone who loves them anymore. 421 more words


The Lego Batman Movie Is the Brokeback Batman We’ve Always Wanted

(Slight spoilers, but not really!)

The story of Batman is now as much an American fable as that of Paul Bunyan, John Henry or Tom Sawyer. 975 more words

Jason Johnson Weekly Column

The Root: Republicans Are Playing a Game of Jenga With Health Care Reform

As a majority of Americans await the inauguration of a president they didn’t vote for, even more Americans face an unclear future about their health care coverage. 715 more words


4 Takeaways From Donald Trump’s 1st Press Conference as President-Elect

After weeks and weeks of delay, President-elect Donald Trump held his first postelection press conference. The conference itself was relatively short and didn’t necessarily provide many substantive answers about conflicts of interest, which was ostensibly what the main topic was. 684 more words


Go See Office Christmas Party and Remember Everything You Like About the Holidays

Nostalgia is a funny thing in the movies. When it’s done right, movies whisk us back to some bygone romanticized era where we could all laugh, party and relive simpler times—think… 890 more words

Jason Johnson Weekly Column