Tag: nelson mandela

White America’s Favorite Honey Baked Ham Is in Twitter Jail After Coming for BLM Co-Founder for Buying House in White Neighborhood

Jason WhitlockScreenshot: YouTube Sports pariah and white America’s favorite lapdog Jason Whitlock is unfortunately a Black man. As such, Whitlock has found a niche in life in which his whole modus operandi is to denounce, bash, and destroy the Movement for Black Lives. Whitlock hates Black people. He hates progressive Black people even more. He […]

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How Bill Gates Impeded Global Access to Covid Vaccines

His latest move is to institutionalize the ACT-Accelerator as the central organizing institution in future pandemics. The shortages have made this effort a little awkward, however, and Gates is now forced to reckon with the question of technology transfer. This is an aspect of the equitable access debate that doesn’t concern IP as commonly perceived—as […]

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What’s New and Black on Netflix in March 2021? Well, You Can Get On Up and Pay Tribute to Chadwick Boseman

Get On Up (2014)Photo: Universal Pictures LMAO, you (racists who send us hateful emails for every little thing) thought we were going to stop talking about Black-ass content now that Black History Month is over?! Ha! Welcome to The Root! This month—also known as the month where we’re all going to see Facebook memories chronicling […]

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Nelson Mandela Freed From Prison On This Day In 1990

NewsOne Featured Video UPDATED: 8:10 a.m. ET, Feb. 11, 2021: South African anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela is perhaps the only politician to serve several decades in prison and come out stronger than before. In an attempt to silence the popular lawyer and African National Congress (ANC) activist, Mandela was arrested and acquitted of treason in […]

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Rush Limbaugh’s Most Racist Quotes: A Timeline Of Destructive Commentary

UPDATED: 5:30 p.m. ET, Oct. 20, 2020 — Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh said Monday that his lung cancer is terminal. He made the announcement about his “death sentence” on his eponymous radio show more than 10 months after he first went public with his late-stage illness. Back in February, Limbaugh, 69, said he […]

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Book No One Should Buy Alleges Trump Made Racist Remarks About Barack Obama, Nelson Mandela

Photo: Win McNamee (Getty Images) I know you’re gonna find this hard to believe but, there’s a book coming out from someone who worked with Trump for years that outlines Trump’s corruption, lies and racist statements. And, according to a manuscript not obtained by The Root, the upcoming tell-all also contains the shocking revelations that […]

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Zindzi Mandela, Daughter of Nelson and Winnie Mandela, Dies at 59

Zindzi Mandela, left, and sister Zenani, center, pay tribute to their mother Winnie Mandela in April 2018Photo: Matt Dunham (AP) Zindzi Mandela, South Africa’s ambassador to Denmark and the youngest daughter of Nelson and Winnie Mandela, has died at the age of 59, according to the South African government. Advertisement Naledi Pandor, South Africa’s Minister […]

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