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by Gary Dauphin onOctober 30, 2012
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by Nsenga Burton onFebruary 23, 2012
A new DVD celebrates the anniversary of the Spike Lee film.
by Helena Andrews onFebruary 1, 2012
Single-Minded: With all the niche media on the Web, we can honor stars of color in our own way.
December 7, 2011
CONTEST: Tell us what you would ask the civil rights hero and enter to win a pair of tickets to The Mountaintop.
by Kellee Terrell onNovember 11, 2011
Katori Hall explains how she reimagines history in her new Broadway play, The Mountaintop.
August 17, 2011
From Blogging the Beltway: You may be surprised by who did -- and who did not.
July 8, 2011
Twenty years ago, John Singleton's movie about life in South Central Los Angeles revolutionized black film and launched the careers of many of its stars. The Root takes a look at how time has treated their careers.
May 5, 2011
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.
by Nsenga Burton onMay 3, 2011
In an exclusive with The Root on location in New York City, Paula Patton, Laz Alonso and director Salim Akil share how they bonded with other cast and crew members of the new rom-com.
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