February 23, 2012
Take a look back at previous black nominees who’ve won.
January 20, 2012
The Root Recommends: A new film by George Lucas based on the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen.
by Lynette Holloway onNovember 9, 2011
Roscoe Brown, featured in a George Lucas documentary, shares his story with The Root.
October 31, 2011
The Root Recommends: Catch a screening of Double Victory in your city this week, and learn more about Red Tails.
September 28, 2011
Cuba Gooding Jr. and Terrence Howard urge support for their film about the Tuskegee Airmen.
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.
June 15, 2010
This Father's Day and beyond, we're celebrating the strong black men who will risk it all to make sure their children -- especially their sons -- grow up to be responsible and successful black men. Thanks to our Facebook fam, we've compiled a list of the 15 most memorable father-son relationships on the big screen.
February 5, 2009
Stories about black intellect are now cool—and that’s cool. But true success stories are never sepia-toned. The real Ben Carson story must surely be more fascinating than his biopic portrays.
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