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WE NEED LITERACY WARRIORS

By Julianne Malveaux Dictionary defines warriors as “a person who fights in battle and is known for having courage and skill.” In Roots, reimagined Kizzy...

‘ROOTS,’ MUHAMMAD ALI, AND SNOOP LION

Recently, there were two events that have profound implications for the Black Community. On the one hand a new version of the classic miniseries...

Finding Kunta: Black entrepreneurs connect the dots after Roots

By Ronda Racha Penrice, Urban News Service Nearly 40 years after it premiered, Roots – Alex Haley’s iconic quest, tracing his ancestry from slavery back to Juffure,...

Stirring remake of ‘Roots’ needed for modern times

When it debuted on ABC in 1977, Alex Haley’s “Roots” stirred the nation with its gripping story of tortured Blacks who were sold and...

History Channel unveils riveting trailer of “Roots” remake

By James Hibberd, Entertainment Weekly The all-star remake of the iconic miniseries Roots has an intense first trailer. Above is your first look at History Channel’s...