Tag: clapback

The Root’s Clapback Mailbag: A Kinder, Gentler Mailbag

Something weird happened. This weekend, the boys of Covington Catholic High School’s Junior Klansmen of America took a field trip to Washington, D.C., and…well… You’ve probably heard what happened. Apparently, everyone in America initially thought the Kentucky state racism champions were out of line. Then, after a well-organized public relations campaign, white America changed its […]

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The Root’s Clapback Mailbag: A Mood

Image: Oscar Bustamante (The Root/FMG) This week, instead of answering each letter individually, I shall increase the level of difficulty by answering all the letters with one universal, overarching clapback. You see, every Friday around 4 a.m., before I even wake up, I begin receiving messages asking what’s taking the mailbag so long. Here’s your […]

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