Dear White People Cast Members Play a Frustrating Game of Jesse Williams’ ‘Blebrity’

Have you watched season 2 of Dear White People yet? If you haven’t, what are you waiting for? This season digs deeper into the issues that black students in a white college face, like subtle and blatant racism, and, honestly, those that a kid in any college might face, like dealing with pregnancy, depression, coming…

The Pop Up: Once You Hear the Voice of Roc Nation’s Darling, Victory Boyd, You’ll Realize Why Jay-Z Loves Her

Victory Boyd is Roc Nation’s newest darling. She’s a young black queen from New Jersey by way of Detroit. In fact, Victory’s dad, John Boyd (who came with her to The Root’s office) founded the Boys and Girls Choirs of Detroit. Why am I telling you about Victory’s dad before I tell you more about her? It’s because the…

Oprah Admits to Crying Over Lost Love, Shares What TV Is Missing About Black Love and More at the Premiere of Love Is ___

OWN set up a pink carpet, as opposed to red, for the premiere of the network’s newest show, Love Is ___, on Monday. It’s a romantic dramedy that stars Will Catlett (Black Lightning) and Michele Weaver as Yasir and Nuri respectively, characters based on power couple Salim Akil and Mara Brock Akil.

Cast of Queen Sugar Gets Real About Interracial Dating. Guess Who Was Told, ‘Don’t Bring the Oppressor Home’

It’s the hot-button topic right now: interracial dating and love. Donald Glover faced criticism around the topic after the release of his viral hit, “This Is America.” The video screamed blackness and reminded everyone that all of the art Glover’s been providing lately is also saturated with black culture. So when…

Dear White People Vol. 2 Digs Deeper Into Modern-Day Segregation, Microaggressions, Twitter Trolls and More

There’s something so refreshing about entertainment that tackles larger issues within the black community. Getting to see black people live out their full lives, all while staring down racism, microaggressions, police brutality, modern-day segregation, biracial identity, sexual identity, abortion and more, is…

Janet Hubert Spills the Tea About That Infamous Pink-Leotard Dance Episode of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Janet Hubert is known as the “blacktress” in these internet streets, but she’s more widely known and adored as Aunt Viv from the classic ’90s sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. In fact, according to the unwritten and unofficial black culture handbook, Hubert is the only Aunt Viv we recognize. Imma let you finish,…