Part 1 of The Root Shelling Out Awards to the Folk Who Made Social Media a Fun Mess in 2015
The Root Staff Writer and Editor Yesha Callahan and The Root Staff Writer Diana Ozemebhoya Eromosele write for the Grapevine, our blog that covers trending stories in social media and entertainment. In part 1 of this 2-part video series, they break down the hottest stories in 2015.
For fashion week, The Root Live brings together some of the hottest names in fashion for a lively discussion about the business of design and what really goes on behind the scenes. Designers Byron Lars and Kimberly Goldson are featured, along with writer Teri Agins and Prudential's ShirleyAnn Robertson
Michelle Obama Surprises People Recording Goodbye Messages to Her
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon wrote: We asked regular Americans to record a video message saying goodbye to First Lady Michelle Obama - what they didn't know was that FLOTUS was right behind the curtain, waiting to surprise them.
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.
First Lady Michelle Obama Gets Emotional Saying Goodbye
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon wrote: The First Lady shares how emotional it has been to say goodbye after eight years as FLOTUS and why one of her daughters missed her dad's last presidential speech.
The Root hosted two of our favorite events the same night in Atlanta ..Young, Fabulous & Female & manCODE. Both events discussed the theme of 'Shifting your focus'.
Here is a recap of the manCODE event which included panelists - award-winning journalist Keith Reed; Co-founder, Spendify, Eldredge Washington; The Root’s political editor, Jason Johnson; tech innovator Iziah Reid; and entrepreneur B.J. Kerr.