by Julie Walker onJanuary 27, 2013
Fruitvale, a film about Oscar Grant's shooting, got a distribution deal. But what about the rest?
by Hillary Crosley onMarch 13, 2012
Fifteen years later, director Theodore Witcher discusses his first film and why he's never made another.
by Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D. onFebruary 22, 2012
But the first black woman to win best director at the film festival isn't resting on her laurels.
by Jozen Cummings onJanuary 23, 2012
George Lucas played the race card in an effective marketing campaign, but was it necessary?
by Frank McCoy onOctober 22, 2011
A black presence may be rare behind the camera, but as this gallery shows, the talent does exist.
by Frank McCoy onOctober 2, 2011
The results might help explain the lack of diversity this fall in scripted television.
August 4, 2011
On the 25th anniversary of She's Gotta Have It, check out the high points in his life and career, from his student films to Jungle Fever to 4 Little Girls.
by Erin E. Evans onJuly 2, 2011
He talks about LeBron James, acting and whether President Obama will be re-elected.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onMay 23, 2011
According to a new study, they're pretty much all in movies with African-American directors.
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.
Twitter goes in on Paula Deen after a report suggests that she's racist.
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