February 21, 2013
Black Academy Awards Series: NAACP ignores blacks behind the scenes, says sound mixer Russell Williams II.
February 20, 2013
Black Academy Awards Series: Two-time nominee Siedah Garrett on songwriting and her kinship with Jackson.
February 19, 2013
Black Academy Awards Series: The actor told us he won the coveted prize -- but not the quality roles.
February 23, 2012
Take a look back at previous black nominees who’ve won.
March 8, 2010
Mo'Nique wins best supporting actress for "Precious," and Elinor Burkett pulls "a Kanye"
February 2, 2010
The Root handicaps the nominees. The odds are against most black contenders, except, maybe, Mo’Nique.
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The Root DC
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- Precious Allen: Cincinnati Mother Accused Of Assaulting Daughter’s Classmate Sues School, Police
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- Huge Tornado Hits Oklahoma City Suburb, Kills 51
- Cali Doc Sentenced To 14 Years Prison Time Over Cancer Cure Scam
- Politicians Fume Over Bronx ‘Ghetto’ Bus Tours