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New Research Says Black Women Are More Objectified Than White Women. Old Research Says We Knew That

Photo: iStock Fun fact: The very first article I ever wrote for The Root was titled, “5 Signs You’re About to Be Racially Fetishized.” It was early 2016, and I was a model and musician-turned-relationship-blogger dipping my toe into the shark-infested waters of online dating after reaching the milestone age of 40 as a newly […]

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Trump Wanted the Justice Dept. to Investigate Clinton, Comey, the Guy Who Took His Lunch Money in 3rd Grade… Everybody

Photo: Alex Wong (Getty Images) The mafia president of the United States was reportedly shocked to learn that Department of Justice officials aren’t his personal hitmen who he can use to go after whomever he likes. According to the New York Times, if the dictator in chief (emphasis on dick) had it his way, the […]

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PROPS Episode 11 | Greatest Dolph of All-Time?

Which network will have the biggest turkey on-set for Thanksgiving? How much will Tiger and Phil bet on the side Friday? And will the Browns actually hire Condeleezza Rice as their next head coach? WWE Superstar Dolph Ziggler stops by to guest judge a new episode of PROPS. Comedians Sarah Tiana and Andrew Santino debate […]

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Google shares which Thanksgiving food tutorials are most popular by state

For all the Americans out there, food-heavy holiday Thanksgiving hits tomorrow. To commemorate the occasion (and perhaps rat out the newbie cooks in the country), Google’s released a chart showing which states’ residents are searching for Thanksgiving recipe videos on YouTube. The charts break down search traffic by different food types, such as turkey, stuffing, […]

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EU mergers and takeovers (Nov 21)

BRUSSELS, Nov 21 (Reuters) – The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process: APPROVALS AND WITHDRAWALS None NEW LISTINGS — U.S. soft drinks company Coca-Cola Co to acquire coffee chain Costa (notified Nov. 20/deadline Jan. 4) — Japanese car maker Toyota Motor Corp and […]

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Dear DC Mayor Muriel Bowser, You Can Be Wrong but You Can’t be Loud and Wrong About Mumbo Sauce

Photo: Alex Wong (Getty Images) Many years ago I remember getting into an argument with a friend about the documentary, Waiting for Superman, the 2010 documentary that looks at the American public school system. The argument wasn’t about the specifics of the film at all. The argument was about how well-known the documentary was. I […]

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Pfizer asks GOP Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith for contribution refund, Facebook alum Sean Parker doesn’t

Drug giant Pfizer on Wednesday became the sixth big company to request a refund of its campaign contribution to Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith in light of the Mississippi Republican’s controversial “joke” comments about attending a hanging and favoring voter suppression. But ex-Facebook president Sean Parker is not asking for the return of his money backing the […]

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Hearthstone: Rastakhan’s Rumble card reveal — Blast Wave

Blast Wave is a new Mage spell in Hearthstone‘s next expansion, Rastakhan’s Rumble, and Blizzard has given us the fun honor of revealing the card to you. Rastakhan’s Rumble is coming December 4 for the digital card game on PC and mobile. Most of the Mage’s new cards focus on the class’s Hero Power, but […]

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Cindy Hyde-Smith’s campaign is dredging up stereotypes some Mississippians would rather forget

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), answers a question while her Democratic opponent Mike Espy listens during their televised debate in Jackson, Miss., on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) Eugene Scott Reporter covering identity politics for The Fix November 21 at 2:00 PM Mississippi often finds itself the butt of jokes aiming to make the point that […]

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Chief Justice Defends Judicial Independence After Trump Attacks ‘Obama Judge’

WASHINGTON — In a direct rebuke to President Trump, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. defended the independence and integrity of the federal judiciary on Wednesday, issuing a statement responding to Mr. Trump’s criticism of a judge who had ruled against the administration’s asylum policy. The chief justice seemed particularly offended by Mr. Trump’s assertion […]

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