Former Dallas Cowboy great and National Football League Hall of Famer Tony Dorsett says he's showing signs of 'chronic traumatic encephalopathy,' a condition caused by head trauma. Dorsett is the latest in a growing number of NFL players diagnosed with brain injuries.
The Root's David Swerdlick & Political Commentator Dinesh D'Souza Discuss 'Ghetto' Tweet on 'Malzberg Show'
Dinesh D’Souza tweeted about President Obama this week with the phrase “you can take the boy out of the ghetto.” This struck some as race-baiting trolling, and during a lively debate today, TheRoot.com editor David Swerdlick challenged D’Souza on the racial implications and attempted putdowns of the tweet.
Ben Cohen Talks #BlackLivesMatter at Ben & Jerry's Franchisee Meeting
"There will probably always be injustice and we are outraged and saddened by it. But it is in the act of working to end injustice that we find our hearts, our souls and our joy." You can support Hands Up United by getting your own "Hands Up Don't Shoot!" T-shirt.
LeBron James' Son Shows Off Insane Basketball Skills
LeBron James' 10-year-old son led his All-Star youth basketball team to victory this weekend. LeBron James Jr., aka Bronny played at the John Lucas All-Star Weekend tournament in New Orleans, and his performance was once again incredible. It's only a matter of time before LeBron Jr., starts getting scouted for the pros.