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The Root's Clapback Mailbag: An Annotated Guide to White Fragility The Root's Clapback Mailbag: An Annotated Guide to White Fragility

“For Caucasians so loved the world that they gave to us their white tears. That whosoever believeth in it should not perish, but have everlasting whiteness.” - Wypipo 3:16

According to Forbes' Calculations, I'm the Next Self-Made Billionaire,' Not Kylie Jenner According to Forbes' Calculations, I'm the Next Self-Made Billionaire,' Not Kylie Jenner

Although many people found it curious when Forbes magazine referred to Kylie Jenner as the woman on-deck to become the youngest ever “self-made billionaire,” I found the claim to be 100 percent believable. Because, after reviewing every possible method of Forbe’s valuation, I determined that I, too, am worth $899…

Watch: New Details Emerge in Case of Minnesota Cops Pulling Guns on Black Kids After Fake 911 Call

The Root has obtained exclusive footage and spoke to an eyewitness who filmed a now-viral video that seems to contradict many of the cops’ initial claims after Minnesota Park Police pulled their guns and detained children in a Minneapolis area park.

Man Screaming Racial Slurs at Black Teenage Girl Arrested For Threatening to Kill Me, You, Your Mama and Your Cousins Too ... Man Screaming Racial Slurs at Black Teenage Girl Arrested For Threatening to Kill Me, You, Your Mama and Your Cousins Too ...

Police arrested an Oregon man after passersby stopped him from allegedly attacking and screaming racist remarks at a 17-year-old black girl while reportedly threatening to murder her, me and presumably all the black people in the world.

Cop Fired For Calling Black People 'Alabama Porch Monkeys' ... Then Re-Hired Cop Fired For Calling Black People 'Alabama Porch Monkeys' ... Then Re-Hired

A Colorado police officer fired for using a racial slur to describe black citizens who were concerned over a police shooting has been re-hired by the same city. But instead of disparaging the decision, let’s dissect this case as an example of how white supremacy works.

Cop Pulls Gun on Children After 911 Caller Falsely Reports Armed Black Kids Roaming Around in Park Cop Pulls Gun on Children After 911 Caller Falsely Reports Armed Black Kids Roaming Around in Park

Police are apologizing for pulling their guns on black children after a video showed cops detaining two black kids in a Minnesota Park. But don’t worry, after investigating the incident, the police determined that there was no factual basis for them to draw their guns on the kids and put them in handcuffs.…

Kentucky Governor: Black Kids Playing Chess 'Not Something You Would've Thought Of' in Black Part of Town Kentucky Governor: Black Kids Playing Chess 'Not Something You Would've Thought Of' in Black Part of Town

Apparently, astounded that all black children don’t spend their time shooting hoops or exploring new avenues of committing black-on-black crime, the governor of Kentucky regurgitated a small amount of previously digested racism when he declared how surprised he was that black kids could play chess.

If You Live in One of Chicago’s Black Neighborhoods, Stop Reading This and Go Check on Your Car If You Live in One of Chicago’s Black Neighborhoods, Stop Reading This and Go Check on Your Car

While you’re probably familiar with the phenomenon of “driving while black,” a new investigation on Chicago police officers’ tendency to issue multiple tickets for the same parking violations has ushered in a new, absurd phrase into the cultural lexicon. We shall call it “not driving while black.”

Man Who Drove Through Antwon Rose Protest, Ran Over Demonstrator, Only Charged With Misdemeanor Man Who Drove Through Antwon Rose Protest, Ran Over Demonstrator, Only Charged With Misdemeanor

A Pennsylvania man who hit a protester after driving his car through a street filled with protest was charged with a misdemeanor, the second such incident at a demonstration demanding justice after a Pittsburgh police officer shot and killed 17-year-old Antwon Rose, Jr.

‘White People,’ Explained ‘White People,’ Explained

Not all white people.

As Haiti Burns, Never Forget: White People Did That As Haiti Burns, Never Forget: White People Did That

On Saturday, the U.S. Embassy in Haiti warned American citizens, volunteers and missionaries in Haiti to stay in place and hunker down after angry demonstrators attempted to get past a barricade and security guards at a Port-au-Prince hotel.

Cops Are White People's Cousins Cops Are White People's Cousins

Most of the time, life reveals the truth with a gradual slowness that allows us to grasp difficult concepts. But on a rare occasion, the universe will take mud and make itself a brick with the sole purpose of hurling it at your head.

Officer Loses Retirement Benefits After Fellow KKK Members Tried to Kill Black Prisoner Officer Loses Retirement Benefits After Fellow KKK Members Tried to Kill Black Prisoner

An administrative board has decided that a former corrections officer and Ku Klux Klan member who conspired to kill a black inmate will lose his state retirement benefits, upholding the ruling of an administrative law judge and...

Tomi Lahren Says People Are Being Mean to Her And It's All Maxine Waters' Fault Tomi Lahren Says People Are Being Mean to Her And It's All Maxine Waters' Fault

Tomi Lahren, Satan’s blonde-haired colostomy bag, went full snowflake on Fox News Saturday night, explaining that people think she’s a trash human being because of Maxine Waters, and not because she’s actually a trash bag full of right-wing vomit.

Judge Orders Cops to Return $20,000 to Exotic Dancer Judge Orders Cops to Return $20,000 to Exotic Dancer

Florida police officers were forced to give back nearly $20,000 after seizing a cache of guns, money and drugs from an exotic dancer and her husband.

White Man Claims Self-Defense After Gunning Down Black Teenager for Shooting Fireworks White Man Claims Self-Defense After Gunning Down Black Teenager for Shooting Fireworks

A Texas man arrested for killing his teenage neighbor in a dispute over fireworks claims he only shot the victim in self-defense but police say cell-phone video shows otherwise.

Denver Snowflakes Melt After Former Congressional Candidate Tweets She Has Given Up on White People Denver Snowflakes Melt After Former Congressional Candidate Tweets She Has Given Up on White People

After challenging the Colorado political machine, white feminists, white liberals and the entire Democratic Party, a Colorado woman is causing an avalanche of white tears after she responded to a rhetorical question about giving up on white people by answering: “Yes.”

Paul Blart, Pool Cop Fired After Calling Police on Woman For Swimming in Her Own Pool Paul Blart, Pool Cop Fired After Calling Police on Woman For Swimming in Her Own Pool

The tartar sauce-hued hero who served as sentry to his neighborhood watering hole has lost his job after he sicced the police on a black woman who was trying to sneak into the pool area he patrolled like a fugitive slave catcher.

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