by Celeste Little onDecember 14, 2012
The Kerry Washington-led series ended on a dramatic note. Plus: Funnymen Jamie Foxx and Wyatt Cenac had jokes.
by Joshua R. Weaver onOctober 15, 2012
The Root Recommends: A preview clip for Quentin Tarantino's upcoming film about a freed slave.
by Genetta M. Adams onOctober 11, 2012
Mary J. Blige in Diana Ross' role? Here's our 40th-anniversary homage to the classic film.
February 23, 2012
Take a look back at previous black nominees who’ve won.
by Helena Andrews onDecember 13, 2011
Quentin Tarantino's upcoming film tackles slavery, but Octavia Butler's Kindred still cuts to its heart.
by Joshua R. Weaver onSeptember 23, 2011
The Root Recommends: An upcoming movie by Jamie Foxx that highlights the history of a Southern high school's jazz-funk band.
by Nsenga Burton onJuly 5, 2011
The Oscar-winning actor will lead the cast in Quentin Tarantino's much anticipated reimagined Western Django Unchained.
February 24, 2011
The White House celebrated Black History Month with a Motown tribute concert, and The Root was there (well, for about 20 minutes).
by Nsenga Burton onFebruary 24, 2011
A decade-long winning streak for black folks came to an end this year.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onJanuary 16, 2011
The BET Honors showed off the grown-up side of BET and offered a taste of the network's potential.
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