by Hayat Mohamed onApril 19, 2011
Today on Like This: A casting call for the film adaptation of Steve Harvey's best-seller, a Twitter flash mob goes horribly wrong and Tracy Morgan takes it too far.
by Helena Andrews onFebruary 18, 2011
No, the world does not need another relationship book. (I'm looking at you, Steve Harvey.) But the world does need the commonsense musings of Damon Young and Panama Jackson.
by Nsenga Burton onDecember 7, 2010
The comedian-turned-relationship guru attempts to trump his meteoric success with a new book, Straight No Chaser: How to Find, Keep and Understand a Man.
October 19, 2010
The Democratic National Committee today debuted its latest attempt to court black voters for the midterm elections, this one a radio spot featuring President Obama.
by Salamishah Tillet onJune 11, 2010
Viola Davis, currently appearing in Fences opposite Denzel Washington, knows a thing or two about scene stealing. Just ask Meryl Streep. Here's hoping that the Oscar-nominated actress brings home another Tony this weekend.
by Lakeia Brown onApril 21, 2010
Discussions about the difficulty of finding a mate never cease to draw a crowd. Tonight's version is on ABC.
by Helena Andrews onApril 8, 2010
Enough with the self-help books telling single ladies that they need to fix themselves to get a man. We don't need fixing. And news flash: Some of us actually love being single.
February 25, 2010
At the 41st Annual NAACP Image Awards, those who uplift the race in film, TV, music and books, get their due. Natalie Hopkinson, The Root’s media and culture critic, tells you which 2010 nominees have no business even being in the running.
August 13, 2009
Is reading a lost art? Interested in reading a book by Laura Ling that'll discuss her captivity? Books on the Root asks these and other literary-related questions.
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