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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.
President Obama on Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee w/ Jerry Seinfeld
Bad TV writes Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee: "Just Tell Him You're The President" (Season 7, Episode 1). A relaxed, candid, funny President Obama talks with Seinfeld about life in the White House, his job and his opinion of world leaders.
Malia Obama Follows in Dad's Footsteps...Going to Harvard!
The White House announced on Sunday, Malia Obama will attend Harvard University. The eldest Obama daughter will take a year off after she graduates high school before heading to the Ivy League college. She’s following in the footsteps of her father, who famously went to Harvard Law School. Malia Obama’s search for the right school has attracted a great deal of attention, though she somewhat gave the game away recently when she wore a Harvard shirt at her school’s college day. There was no...
Obama Beat Boxes As Vietnamese 'Queen of Hip Hop' Suboi Raps for Him
President Barack Obama completed a three-day trip to Vietnam with a town hall meeting in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday. As usual, Obama incorporated a question-and-answer session with the young leaders, which led to an impromptu performance by Vietnamese rapper Suboi.
The Democratic National Committee today announced the first ad in a seven figure national paid media campaign for the fall that will mobilize key constituencies of the Democratic Party to turn out in November’s election. The first ad, ‘Obstruction’ features President Obama and will air on African American radio stations nationally.
To hear the pundits tell it, the reason Democrats took a big hit in Tuesday night’s midterm elections was the sinking popularity of President Barack Obama. And certainly, he’s not riding quite as high in the polls as he was a few years ago.
But whatever the political challenges that Obama and Democrats faced in 2014, the story looks different when you look at the record, rather than the outcome of one election.
Party politics might be souring the president’s narrative right now, but t...
This episode's discussion is focused on the Democratic nominee, Hillary Clinton. Does she have your vote for the presidency?
Many people consider honest opinions to be verboten because of how controversial they can be. But don't tell these guys that. Cigar Convos is a dialogue between guests of color -- whether entertainment, politics, sports or relationships. Set in "Habana Ninos", a black owned cigar bar in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.
While The Root may not agree with the entire perspe...
Between Two Ferns With Zach Galifianakis: Hillary Clinton
Funny Or Die wrote: Subscribe now: https://www.youtube.com/c/funnyordie?sub_confirmation=1 More Between Two Ferns: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLFEE651C298476F00 Episode 20: Hillary Clinton sits down with Zach Galifianakis for her most memorable interview yet.
Root TV: I'm Black, Undocumented & Torn About Obama's New Immigration Plans
In the Root TV segment above, Jonathan Jayes-Green spoke with The Root’s Diana Ozemebhoya Eromosele about how Obama’s recent executive actions on immigration will affect his life, and why it is imperative that we connect the dots between the distrust that both black citizens and undocumented immigrants have for law-enforcement.
Diana Ozemebhoya Eromosele is a staff writer at The Root and the founder and executive producer of Lectures to Beats, a Web series that features video interviews w...