Nov. 25 2014 6:37 AM
From the racial politics of ballet to the discontent of Martin Luther King Jr. to the evolution of a “bad feminist,” these books will enlighten, amuse or engage a grateful gift recipient.
Nov. 7 2014 11:24 AM
Check out scenes from  The Root’s annual gala that honors the most impactful African Americans between the ages of 25 and 45.
Sept. 29 2014 3:00 AM
Even when diversity was lacking on-screen, these writers were working behind the scenes at some of TV’s most popular shows and making moves to get shows of their own.
Sept. 24 2014 12:13 PM
As we get ready to watch Viola Davis kill in her new role as a professor and lawyer in How to Get Away With Murder, we look at some of our favorite women who were queens of the court.
Sept. 19 2014 3:00 AM
Thirty years after the iconic family series first aired, we catch up with the cast.
Aug. 12 2014 9:53 PM
A collaboration between professional dance troupe Step Afrika! and Washington Performing Arts, this weeklong camp teaches children how to express themselves through step dance.
Aug. 5 2014 2:00 AM
These women have been scrutinized and even criminalized for parenting choices made during tough times, but the truth may not be so black and white.
June 27 2014 3:00 AM
Can you believe it’s been 25 years? Catch up with the actors who made this Spike Lee joint a classic.
June 19 2014 11:53 AM
The director’s Da Sweet Blood of Jesus will close the festival, but there will also be family drama, love stories, rampant sex and rappers to keep filmgoers entertained.
May 8 2014 3:00 AM
As Jet transitions from print to digital, we take a look back at some of the legends, beauties, icons and trailblazers who graced the magazine’s cover.