March 2, 2010
To celebrate Women's History Month, The Root staff compiled our favorite empowerment anthems. Some tracks make us tap our feet, some make us pump our fists and others make us cry. But every song is worth hearing. Take a look ... and listen.
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September 23, 2009
Books by black women about black women are being turned into films and are headed to a screen near you. And they star black women too.
March 27, 2009
A lush and brightly complex new cable series set in Botswana and starring Jill Scott as a savvy lady detective is a winner.
March 27, 2009
A conversation with author Alexander McCall Smith on his new HBO series, Jill Scott's performance and navigativing African culture as a white man.
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