Back in the day, Love Jones was the ultimate in black romantic-comedy fare. But that was then; this is now. At the multiplex, no rom-com -- whether it stars a Reese or a Gabrielle -- can hold a candle to those old-school love stories.
The dramedy died and was brought back to life on BET, thanks to fans. But after a disappointing season finale, this die-hard fan has advice for the show's creators.
The stats are grim: More women are delaying marriage and babies, maybe never to marry or breed. But this down-to-earth reality-TV star shows that having it all is possible. Even if having it all makes you cry.
Erykah Badu was onto something when she warned baggage-laden women everywhere to "let it go." But sometimes, pretty -- and functional -- luggage makes you more willing to deal with the stuff that's lurking inside.
Maybe the Cos was right: Women (sometimes) want to be rescued. But you can be an independent woman and still harbor fantasies of being saved by Liam Neeson. After all, we're talking Liam Neeson.
Mackie, who stars alongside Matt Damon in The Adjustment Bureau, talks to The Root about his complicated character and whether a man and a woman can be meant for each other.
No, the world does not need another relationship book. (I'm looking at you, Steve Harvey.) But the world does need the commonsense musings of Damon Young and Panama Jackson.