ABOUT Jada F. Smith
May 08, 2011
For years, when it came to taking advantage of international travel, young black college grads lagged behind their peers. No more. International living is booming among millennials.
Forget the pilgrims. What's my Southern family going to say when I skip the Turkey this Thanksgiving?
When it comes to colorism, “Precious” is still the same old, same old.
On Sesame Street's 40th anniversary, The Root takes a look back at some of the show's guest appearances by some of our favorite black celebrities. PLUS: Why Big Bird is still cooler than Dora the Explorer.
May 19, 2010
This year, the execs at BET made sure they'd be in on that Twitter "Trending Topic" action, by nominating insta-trend himself, 16-year-old Justin Bieber.
If there was any hope of a return to quality scripted television, it won’t come with “Love That Girl.”
Clips of the Christmas episodes from our favorite sitcoms, turned holiday traditions, turned classics.
Though "Empire State of Mind" may be blasting from almost every corner on the streets of NYC, there are a few other city songs that we think deserve some love too.
Yes, Chris, we know. And now, thanks to your Twitter page, we really know how much you miss Rihanna.
I was shocked when the mostly white audience began dying laughing at the trailer for Chris Rock’s documentary Good Hair.
Adding new episodes of TV series "The Game" may be just be what it takes to save BET from complete cultural humiliation.
RNC Chairman Michael Steele showed up at Howard University. The black kids in attendance were ready to listen--but to what?
"M.J.B. the M.V.P." seems to specialize in reinvention after more than a decade in the industry.