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.
Charles Barkley: Without Cops, Ferguson Would Be 'Wild, Wild West'
Shortly after the Ferguson grand jury decision was announced last week, Charles Barkley went on Philadelphia's 97.5 Fanatic radio station with host Mike Missanelli, where he shared his reaction to the decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.
Fusion presents: The Iowa Brown & Black Presidential Forum
On Monday, January 11, 2016, Fusion will broadcast the Iowa Brown & Black Presidential Forum-the oldest minority-focused presidential forum in the nation-live from Des Moines. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, former Gov. Martin O'Malley, and Sen. Bernie Sanders have all confirmed their participation. The event will also be live-streamed on fusion.net and YouTube. (Fusion)
The FBI released video of the shooting death of a spokesman for the armed occupiers of a wildlife refuge. It appears to show Robert LaVoy Finicum reaching into his jacket before he fell. The FBI said the man had a loaded gun in his pocket. (Associated Press)
Ninety-four out of 97 Detroit Public Schools are closed Monday because instructors called in sick, school district spokeswoman Michelle A. Zdrodowski said. The so-called sickout came after teachers found out they would not be paid for two months of work (CNN).
Eight years to the day after conceding to Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton is finally shattering what she called the "highest, hardest glass ceiling," embracing her place in history as the first female nominee of a major U.S. political party. (Associated Press)