Chicken George and his loved ones have finally gotten the freedom that Kunta Kinte fought for in Part 4 of Roots. Attitudes towards Black people are not much different across the sea in England. George is still a slave and is still not seen as a person. His master It took more than 20 years, […]
The West Coast rapper – best known for his debut album Doggystyle and for smoking weed in public – urged viewers not to support projects in which Black people are mistreated, courtesy of a profanity-laced Instagram video.
Giving up has never been in Kunta Kinte’s blood, and it seems his daughter has taken on his fighting spirit in Part 2 of Roots. It’s been 10 years since we last saw Kunta, and in that time he was always looking for a way to run away from his plantation. He may have been […]
The remake of Roots is giving us a richer look at Alex Haley’s family tree, and tonight was just the first chapter. Off top, the story seems a little fuller–more rounded out. This isn’t to say that the original Roots was somehow lacking, but Will Packer revealed to The Black Girl Nerds podcast that producers […]
NBA star Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors claimed a major victory on Monday evening that secured their spot in the 2016 NBA Finals. Curry, who garnered the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award twice, led his team with 36 points, eight assists, and five rebounds to a 93-86 win. “Steph is gonna Steph,” Warriors center […]
Get into a good groove with a few great shows airing over the holiday weekend.
Nearly forty years after Roots debuted on national television, the History Channel has brought the iconic story back to the forefront of our nation’s consciousness. History’s re-imagining of one of the highest-rated TV shows of all time “will allow new audiences to experience this epic family saga with a new vision that is both inspiring […]
In 1977, an unforgettable moment in film and television was created when ABC aired the Roots miniseries. Now in 2015, the remake’s exceptional cast is…
Actor Laurence Fishburne will play Alex Haley in A&E Networks’ reboot of Haley’s classic African-American novel Roots, History Channel’s executive vice president and general manager Dirk Hoogstra…
The bidding war for where the Obama library, museum, and presidential center will be built has come to an end. The library will be built…