March 4 2015 3:00 AM
Some are self-made millionaires or billionaires who leveraged their businesses into empires. Others took inheritances and flipped the money into even bigger ventures.
Feb. 26 2015 3:01 AM
A look at 17 photographers whose work provides insight into the African-American experience.
Feb. 25 2015 3:00 AM
The Stellar Gospel Awards are coming up in March, so take a listen to a selection of the best songs from some of the nominees.
Feb. 18 2015 3:00 AM
The lack of diversity in this year’s Academy Award nominations is shameful. So we’ve decided to honor our own.
Feb. 4 2015 3:00 AM
With the Grammys set to air on Sunday, what better time to pay tribute to one of our favorite performers?
Jan. 22 2015 3:00 AM
These 14 movies—plus one from the edgier Slamdance—are sure to get some notice at the pre-eminent showcase for independent films.
Jan. 12 2015 3:00 AM
Take a quiz created by professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., The Root’s editor-in-chief, to test your knowledge of African, European and Native American ancestry in the U.S.
Jan. 5 2015 3:00 AM
Selma’s David Oyelowo joins a long list of esteemed actors who have portrayed the civil rights icon.
Dec. 25 2014 3:00 AM
The film called on award-winning and up-and-coming actors to portray the people behind one of the most important moments of the civil rights movement.
Dec. 18 2014 3:00 AM
This holiday season, you can keep your dollars in the community and find the perfect gifts for everyone.
Dec. 16 2014 3:00 AM
With the remake of Annie hitting the big screen this week, we look back at the roles African-American stars have made all their own.