August 12, 2010
Julia Roberts loses herself, finds herself and ends up happy, with the help of Viola Davis and the other magical colored people.
April 7, 2013
A look back at how the late film critic often saw the nuances in films about people of color.
March 3, 2013
An advisory group thinks the high school docudrama depicts students in a bad light.
by Aisha I. Jefferson onFebruary 22, 2013
Black Academy Awards Series: Precious filmmaker gets real on Django, Oscar nods and his fellow director.
February 15, 2013
The pop star previews her upcoming interview with Oprah on Saturday.
February 3, 2013
An ex-employee says she was fired because she was pregnant.
by Akoto Ofori-Atta onJanuary 16, 2013
Lance Armstrong's doping confession is the latest example, but she's always gotten stars to dish.
December 21, 2012
From Magic Johnson to Soledad O'Brien, these notables live by the tenets of the African-American holiday.
December 15, 2012
We all know Oprah, but others revealed in a clip from the latest episode of The Root Live may surprise you.
by Randall Sullivan onNovember 30, 2012
An excerpt from Untouchable traces the King of Pop's focus on music and his skin-color issues.
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