April 23, 2012
The movie took the top spot at this weekend's box office. Tell us what you think of the film.
by Hillary Crosley onApril 21, 2012
Steve Harvey's Think Like a Man expected to top the box office, beating out The Hunger Games.
by Joshua R. Weaver onApril 17, 2012
The Root Recommends: A new romantic comedy based on a book by comedian Steve Harvey.
February 21, 2012
Blogging the Beltway: The Obamas host an all-star concert featuring B.B. King, Mick Jagger, Keb' Mo' and Shemekia Copeland.
October 16, 2011
In this exclusive red-carpet video, famous black girls tell us why they rock.
by Washington Post onOctober 9, 2011
The actress discusses her TV show and tumultuous upbringing in Southeast D.C.
by Lynette Holloway onSeptember 24, 2011
Taraji was never intended to be the focus of the cover, says the editor.
by Nsenga Burton onSeptember 23, 2011
Apparently the much lauded performer is a person of "noninterest."
by Michele R. Brown onFebruary 18, 2009
From the sassy and take-no-nonsense girlfriend in 'Baby Boy' to Brad Pitt’s mother in 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,' this Oscar-nominated actress is memorable and remarkable.
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