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Irate Dad Shoots Daughter’s Boyfriend in the Groin After Catching Them in Motel Room

Pennsylvania police are searching for Donald Jenkins Jr. after he walked in on his daughter and her boyfriend at a Motel 6 on Sunday and shot the boyfriend in the groin. The 40-year-old Jenkins then took off in his car. Read more… Source: The Root Irate Dad Shoots Daughter’s ...

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Beyoncé Turned Down a Part in Beauty and the Beast Because It Was Beneath Her

Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter is known for many fabulous talents, but acting isn’t exactly one of them. Nevertheless, that didn’t stop director Bill Condon from trying to cast the cultural icon in his live-action Beauty and the Beast film. Spoiler: Beyoncé said no. Read more… Source: The Root Beyoncé Turned Down ...

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All Y'all Can Get It: Blac Chyna Sues Entire Kardashian Family, Who Have Some Allegations of Their Own

On Tuesday, Oct. 17, Blac Chyna filed a lawsuit against the entire Kardashian clan for battery and for cancelling her reality tv show, Rob and Chyna, in which she starred with her then-partner, Rob Kardashian. Read more… Source: The Root All Y’all Can Get It: Blac Chyna Sues Entire ...

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Tidal X Was an Epic 6-Hour Musical Marathon I Wasn’t Fit Enough to Run

I’m out of shape. It’s a reality. I just recently started working back out again because stairs were looking like obstacles I could not surmount without sounding like Lord Vader when I was through. Read more… Source: The Root Tidal X Was an Epic 6-Hour Musical Marathon I Wasn’t ...

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Dungeons & Dragons Stumbles With Its Revision Of The Game's Major Black Culture

For nearly a decade, there hasn’t been more than a vestige of a black society in the official world of Dungeons & Dragons. There have been black people, but no black civilizations except for a relatively small group of survivors of a catastrophe and locals living under colonists’ control. Back ...

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Bronx Teen Indicted For Manslaughter In Classroom Stabbing of 2 Fellow Students 

A Bronx, N.Y., teen who allegedly stabbed two fellow classmates with a switchblade, one fatally, was indicted for manslaughter on Tuesday by a New York grand jury. Read more… Source: The Root Bronx Teen Indicted For Manslaughter In Classroom Stabbing of 2 Fellow Students 

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Donald Trump to Army Sgt’s Pregnant Widow: ‘He Knew What He Signed Up For'

Just when you think it can’t get any worse, the dotard-in-chief does something else that leaves us all collectively facepalming and asking ourselves, what the fuck? This time, it is his comments to a grieving Army widow that have us shaking our head as a nation. Read more… Source: ...

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Fashion Designer, Former Project Runway Finalist Mychael Knight Dead at 39

The fashion industry has lost a talent. Fashion designer and former Project Runway finalist Mychael Knight died Tuesday morning outside of Atlanta. He was 39. Read more… Source: The Root Fashion Designer, Former Project Runway Finalist Mychael Knight Dead at 39

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ACLU Files Suit Against New Orleans DA for Using Fake Subpoenas to Coerce Victims and Witnesses in Criminal Cases 

The national American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Louisiana and the Civil Rights Corps filed a lawsuit against Orleans Parish, La., District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro and 10 of his assistant district attorneys over their use of fake subpoenas to coerce victims and witnesses in criminal cases to come in ...

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30 Reasons Why Your Favorite Team Won’t Win the NBA Finals This Year

The NBA—the best professional sports league in the history of history—is back Tuesday night, with 30 teams all vying to be the one that wins the last game of the season. Here’s why none of them will. Read more… Source: The Root 30 Reasons Why Your Favorite Team Won’t ...

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