This year, Black Girls Rock! celebrated 10 years. Honorees include superstar Rihanna, legendary soul singer, Gladys Knight, television mogul, Shonda Rhimes, actress Amandla Stenberg, actress and playwright Danai Gurira and Black Lives Matter founders Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza and Opal Tometi.
Check-out our exclusive footage from the Black Girls Rock! red carpet.
In honor of National Margarita Day, TheRoot.com caught up with Gabrielle Union to discuss some of her favorite "Margarita Moments." See what she also had to say about Donald Trump, Stacey Dash and #BlackLivesMatter!
This Black History Month The Root is asking writers and other notables about the personal and pivotal events from their own lifetimes in a series we call 'My Black History'. Lorraine Toussaint is an award winning actress and producer. Recently, she’s received acclaimed reviews for her roles in Orange Is The New Black, Selma and currently stars in the fox series Rosewood.
In an interview with the Associated Press, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said he is moving toward a major shake-up of his struggling campaign, with just six weeks to go until early voting begins to select party nominees. (Associated Press)