Posts Tagged The Root

Can’t Stop Watching: Santa Claus’ African Origins, Tessanne Chin Wins ‘The Voice’ & More

The more years I spend on this planet the lower my tolerance for mess. It’s kind of like the older relative or older neighbor who just says what’s on their mind with little regard for your or anyone else’s feelings. I may not have put in as much time as they have but the sentiment is the same. That’s how I feel when the brouhaha erupted over Fox News’ Megyn Kelly’s comments about Santa Claus’ (and Jesus) racial identity: “Santa just is white.”