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Maiysha Kai Maiysha Kai Oct 09, 2019.

Royalty in Our DNA: A New Crop of Magazine Covers Make Us Majestic

Royalty in Our DNA: A New Crop of Magazine Covers Make Us Majestic

A pair of ruffed pages; three queens; a member of modeling royalty...as the October and November magazine covers made their debut, we were delighted to see blackness front, center and regal, as we should be. Vogue placed Jaden and Willow Smith and supermodel Jourdan Dunn atop its Italian and British covers, respectively, while Essence paid homage to the history-making moment of all three of...

Jay Connor Jay Connor Jul 10, 2019. 9 comments

Jaden Smith Really Is an Icon Living: Debuts Free Vegan Food Truck for the Homeless in Los Angeles

Jaden Smith Really Is an Icon Living: Debuts Free Vegan Food Truck for the Homeless in Los Angeles

While Jaden Smith has enjoyed plenty of box office and Billboard success, it’s his benevolence and giving heart that his fans truly adore.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, on Monday, the “Icon” rapper unveiled I Love You Restaurant, a vegan food truck that will provide free meals to the homeless of downtown Los Angeles. The pop-up truck made its debut on Skid Row, delivering bowls of kale...

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Tonja Renée Stidhum Tonja Renée Stidhum May 24, 2019. 2 comments

‘Bran and Jaden Are the Same Person’— Corin Wells Invites The Root to Her Black Game of Thrones Casting Couch

‘Bran and Jaden Are the Same Person’— Corin Wells Invites The Root to Her Black Game of Thrones Casting Couch

A song of Black Twitter.

The series finale night for HBO’s Games of Thrones (GoT) has come and gone, but the passion behind it still burns like Drogon’s hot morning breath. Which brings me to Black Twitter.

Black Twitter has pretty much become its own media network of creative ideas. We don’t just tweet about the movement, we are the movement. Sure, GoT is popular in and of itself, but there’s...

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Jay Connor Jay Connor May 15, 2019. 8 comments

Jay-Z, Serena Williams, Jaden Smith Among Latest to Help Impossible Foods Raise $300 Million

Jay-Z, Serena Williams, Jaden Smith Among Latest to Help Impossible Foods Raise $300 Million

As plant-based food alternatives continue to rise in popularity, Jay-Z, Serena Williams, Jaden Smith and Trevor Noah are among an impressive lineup of celebrities who’ve decided to support the movement by putting their money where their mouth is.

CNN reports that on Monday, Impossible Foods announced a $300 million haul in its latest round of funding, bringing its total to over $750 million....

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Jay Connor Jay Connor Mar 02, 2019. 16 comments

Jaden Smith's Foundation Unveils Filtration System Designed to Provide Flint with Clean Water

Jaden Smith's Foundation Unveils Filtration System Designed to Provide Flint with Clean Water

While Jaden Smith is most commonly known for his acting chops and blossoming rap career, on the low, the son of Jada and Willard is quite the philanthropist too.

The Associated Press reports that the 20-year-old’s JUST goods foundation is joining forces with First Trinity Missionary Baptist Church to deploy a mobile water filtration system—known as “The Water Box”—in Flint, MI, that will...

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Maiysha Kai Maiysha Kai Dec 15, 2018. 8 comments

Forest, But Make It Fashion: Tyler, The Creator Debuts His Latest GOLF Collection

Forest, But Make It Fashion: Tyler, The Creator Debuts His Latest GOLF Collection

Honestly? With all the recent speculation about Tyler, The Creator’s personal life , we’d straight up forgotten that he has a clothing brand, GOLF. (Golf Wang, to be precise; named after the rapper’s one-time hip hop collective.)

But on Friday, Tyler reminded us that he’s a multitalented artist, announcing the visual lookbook for his Autumn/Winter 2018 collection of his Golf le Fleur line, via...

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Corey Townsend Corey Townsend Nov 13, 2018. 16 comments

Are Jaden Smith and Tyler, The Creator Dating? Who Knows

Are Jaden Smith and Tyler, The Creator Dating? Who Knows

It is said that an angel receives a glass of mimosa every time a gay man finds a lover. Even angels know brunch is the most import meal of the gay.

During a recent concert, Jaden Smith showed that he doesn’t give a fuck about what you, your barber, uncle or cousin think and revealed that he and Tyler, the Creator are a thing.

Jaden got on that stage and professed his love for the Oakland...

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Anne Branigin Anne Branigin Jun 06, 2018. 20 comments

Jada Pinkett Smith Was ‘Devastated’ When Son Jaden Asked to Be Emancipated at 15

Jada Pinkett Smith Was ‘Devastated’ When Son Jaden Asked to Be Emancipated at 15

Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith have talked frequently about their parenting and marriage philosophy, which emphasizes freedom and creativity. But Pinkett Smith reveals in a new, candid conversation that trusting your kids’ autonomy doesn’t come without heartbreak.

On her show, Red Table Talk (h/t People), which features candid discussions between Pinkett Smith and members of her family, the...

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Monique Judge Monique Judge Mar 09, 2018. 20 comments

#Flint: Will and Jaden Smith Will Donate Water Monthly Until Lead Levels in Schools Are Down

#Flint: Will and Jaden Smith Will Donate Water Monthly Until Lead Levels in Schools Are Down

Monday marks day 1,411 since the people of Flint, Mich., had (relatively) clean, safe water running through the pipes in their homes. We are nearly at the four-year mark, and although there has been some change, it has been slow, and the end is still not here. The city doesn’t get as many headlines in the news, at least not nationally, but despite that—Will and Jaden Smith’s water company...

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Breanna Edwards Breanna Edwards Feb 11, 2018. 12 comments

In His Latest Gift to Instagram, Will Smith Spoofs Jaden Smith’s ‘Icon’ Music Video to Celebrate 100 Million Streams

In His Latest Gift to Instagram, Will Smith Spoofs Jaden Smith’s ‘Icon’ Music Video to Celebrate 100 Million Streams

In true dad fashion, Will Smith has found a way to celebrate his son Jaden Smith’s achievements while simultaneously trolling him, and it is beautiful and hilarious to behold.

Back in November, Jaden, an actor and rapper just like his dad, released the video for “Icon.” The song is the first single from Jaden’s first studio album, SYRE. Late Tuesday night, Will posted a short spoof of the...

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Monique Judge Monique Judge Nov 23, 2017.

#NoDAPL: Supporters Show Solidarity in Various Actions Across the Country

#NoDAPL: Supporters Show Solidarity in Various Actions Across the Country

Native American opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline have received a wave of support over the last few days. From Facebook check-ins to open protests to completely disrupting the New York City morning commute at Grand Central Station, people across the country are standing with Standing Rock.  

As previously reported on The Root, users across the country did Facebook check-ins at Standing...

Danielle Young Danielle Young Aug 31, 2016.

Thanks to Chance the Rapper, #BlackBoyJoy Is a Thing

Thanks to Chance the Rapper, #BlackBoyJoy Is a Thing

Chance the Rapper is awesome. Not only does he have the kind of music that makes hip-hop exciting again, with his horns, his elastic lyricism and his constant praise of the most high, but he's also got the kind of personality that can't be ignored. He's lovable, humble and hilarious.

All of the goodness of Chance the Rapper was on display at MTV's Video Music Awards on Sunday, and I know I'm...

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