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 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.
NYPD Accused Of Using Chokehold On Suspected Farebeater Ronald Johns
Several videos posted online appear to show a New York City police officer using a chokehold on a suspected farebeater in an incident that took place just days before Staten Island resident Eric Garner died during a similar arrest last week.
Police Detain Man for Walking With Hands in Pockets
A man from Pontiac, MI was stopped on the street and interrogated by an Oakland County Sheriff on Thanksgiving for walking with his hands in his pockets while it was snowing.The man, Brandon B Waxx McKean, pulled his hands out of his pockets to record this abuse of power.
Remains of 14 presumed slaves will soon be reburied near the Hudson River, 11 years after construction workers uncovered the unmarked grave site. They will be publicly memorialized and buried in personalized boxes in Albany, New York. (Associated Press)
The Los Angeles jury that found Lonnie David Franklin Jr. guilty of killing nine young women and a teenage girl over three decades recommended a death sentence for the serial killer dubbed the "Grim Sleeper." (CNN)
Vice President Joe Biden is telling family members of those killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School that he's surprised about the lack of progress on "rational gun safety" laws three years after the mass shooting of students and teachers. (Associated Press)