You don't need to travel the world to find yourself. There's a treasure trove of black history and culture right here in the U.S. The Root explores the places you've got to see in your lifetime.
Jumping the Broom plays it by the numbers in this "rich girl meets working-class guy" romance. But lots of sins can be forgiven in a movie that includes Angela Bassett and Mike Epps. Cue the laughs.
Yes, a decade-long winning streak for black folks at the Oscars came to an end this year. But this doesn't signal a trend or anything nefarious -- it just means that this was no banner year for black film.