Breakfast Club Host Charlamagne Talks Racism, Felonies and His First Vote
The Root Associate Editor Danielle Belton interviews radio host Charlamagne 'Tha God' about his being named to The 2015 Root 100 and the responsibility he feels for a national platform. He's also asked if he's ever been the victim of racism, and gives a surprising and revealing response.
The holidays are a busy time for just about everyone! Family, friends and a whole lot of food, and for First Lady Michelle Obama, the most wonderful time of the year isn't much different. Flotus shared her favorite holiday moments in the December/January issue of Ladies Home Journal, and things get goin' early in the White House. She says, "We have a reception almost twice a day, every day, until December 21. That means hors d'oeuvres and eggnog and cookies for every guest who comes through."...
Mutemath wrote: Monument (Official Music Video) by MUTEMATH From Paul: We feel so fortunate to have met Charles "LaLa" Evans when we did. He is the living embodiment of not only our song "Monument," but everything we aspired to write about for this whole new album.
Issa Rae talks to Jimmy about not being able to escape the Awkward Black Girl image that made her famous on YouTube and reveals the real-time awkward feelings she had when she ran into him backstage. (The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon)
Kyle Jean-Baptiste Sings With Fan After Recent Performance
Kyle Jean-Baptiste, the youngest actor and first African-American to play the role of Jean Vallejan in Les Miserables died when he fell from a fire escape. One of Baptiste's fans, aspiring actor Bradford Love had his girlfriend shoot a video of them singing together after one of Baptiste's recent performances.
Daveed Diggs Proves Why He's the Fastest Rapper on Broadway
Daveed Diggs holds the record for fastest rapper on Broadway, but he shows Jimmy he can rap even faster than he does as Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson in Hamilton. (The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon).
Jimmy and Michael Strahan take turns throwing footballs at glass panels painted with their faces, and the first to smash all of his opponent's faces gets to drench the loser with water. (The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon)