October 29, 2010
For Colored Girls, Tyler Perry's adaptation of Ntozake Shange's famous play, has been met with resistance from fans of the choreopoem. But it's not the first celebrated written work-turned-movie that critics feel should have been left alone.
by Lauren Williams onOctober 15, 2010
Randy Jackson is angry that Oprah Winfrey filmed an interview in the Jackson home, taking to Twitter to complain that she's the "last person on earth" Michael Jackson would want around his children.
by Lauren Williams onOctober 7, 2010
Is nothing sacred to Kanye West? Rumor has it, he's willing to incur the wrath of the mighty Oprah.
by Nsenga Burton onSeptember 13, 2010
Lady O continues her reign with more surprises to come.
by Nsenga Burton onSeptember 8, 2010
They join Paul McCartney, Merle Haggard and Broadway legend Jerry Herman.
by E.R. Shipp onJune 11, 2010
From Fela! to Fences, several productions featuring black performers are nominated for a record number of Tony Awards. But notwithstanding the power of Denzel, most Broadway audiences are overwhelmingly white.
May 21, 2010
The Root's partner site, Slate, delves into Oprah's life story--sans Kitty Kelley.
by Helena Andrews onApril 30, 2010
Kitty Kelley forgot to read the memo about good reporting and good writing before she spawned her big, big book on the Queen of Daytime.
April 12, 2010
Back when she still had two names, an unauthorized biography is saying Oprah and John Tesh were an item.
January 26, 2010
I couldn’t help but wonder if that was at least partly where Oprah’s response was coming from, if it had more to do with her personal hairstory than the hockey mom in front of her.
Twitter goes in on Paula Deen after a report suggests that she's racist.
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