January 15, 2013
The comic tells us about BET's Real Husbands of Hollywood, his spoof of black women on reality TV.
by Joshua R. Weaver onMarch 26, 2012
The soul singer shares his thoughts on marriage, his family's new addition and black women in lingerie.
by Helena Andrews onFebruary 1, 2012
Single-Minded: With all the niche media on the Web, we can honor stars of color in our own way.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onFebruary 1, 2012
When it comes to race and the magazine's cover, it's impossible to deny the pattern.
by Reginald Ponder onJuly 9, 2011
Paula Patton talks Spike Lee and Tom Cruise at the 15th annual American Black Film Festival.
May 5, 2011
Jumping the Broom plays it by the numbers in this "rich girl meets working-class guy" romance. But lots of sins can be forgiven in a movie that includes Angela Bassett and Mike Epps. Cue the laughs.
by Nsenga Burton onMay 3, 2011
In an exclusive with The Root on location in New York City, Paula Patton, Laz Alonso and director Salim Akil share how they bonded with other cast and crew members of the new rom-com.
by Nsenga Burton onNovember 5, 2010
Class issues play out in this film examining the universal complexities of love.
July 11, 2010
Laz Alonso and Paula Patton join forces to bring black love to the screen.
November 6, 2009
Lisa Cortés, an executive producer of Precious, talks about the representation of black women in film, healing, and the work of Octavia Butler.
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