To all the ladies in the place with style and grace—and everyone else without it: Netflix has announced a new upcoming documentary covering the life of legendary rapper and influential hip-hop icon Biggie Smalls, titled I Got a Story to Tell.
Rihanna Under Fire (Again) for Cultural Appropriation—and 'Interference' in Indian Politics [Updated]
Rihanna is a global superstar—but that doesn’t mean even her best intentions are globally well-received. The star of stage, screen, Sephora and Savage once again turned heads on Tuesday when she posted a picture of herself provocatively posed in a pair of satin trunks by her lingerie brand, Savage X Fenty—and little…
IMDb TV Announces LeBron James-Produced Top Class: The Life and Times of the Sierra Canyon Trailblazers
“You’ve got the Lakers, you’ve got the Clippers and then you’ve got Sierra Canyon High School.”– Anonymous
On Wednesday, Time announced their 2021 Time100 Next List, highlighting 100 of the most influential people who are up next and dedicated to shaping the future and defining leadership in their own unique way.
Ray Fisher Says Joss Whedon and WB/DC Execs Aren't Suing Him Because They Know He's Telling the Truth
Quite a bit has transpired since Ray Fisher first called out Justice League director Joss Whedon—and it looks like things will be heating up leading to the premiere of the original director’s cut titled Zack Snyder’s Justice League.
The life of legendary jazz entertainer Josephine Baker will be coming to a small screen near us soon, thanks to ABC Signature and LeBron James and Maverick Carter’s The Springhill Company.
Simone Biles Gives Us a Glimpse Into Her Journey to the Tokyo Olympics With Docuseries Simone vs. Herself
Much like yourself, I know absolutely nothing about the amount of discipline and sacrifice it takes to become a gold medal Olympian. But in the latest installment of Facebook Watch’s Emmy award-winning series Versus, we’ll get a sneak peek into the day-to-day life of superstar gymnast Simone Biles.
Oprah Winfrey Will Have an 'Intimate Conversation' With Meghan Markle and Prince Harry on CBS in March
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have been quite busy since leaving their royal posts in the United Kingdom back in January 2020. Whether it’s their multiyear Netflix deal, Harry’s upcoming mental health series on Apple TV+ or the news of a second baby on the way—needless to say, they have a lot to discuss.
Ahead of its 12th annual celebration, the African-American Film Critics Association has announced the 2021 honorees for its Special Achievement Awards.
'How Does It Feel' to Know D'Angelo Is Doing a Verzuz at the Apollo and Has a Possible New Album Coming Soon?
It looks like D’Angelo is about to serve as a true “Black Messiah” of the Verzuz series and will be spicing things up for the popular online battle! The neo soul artist confirmed he’ll be hosting a “D’Angelo Verzuz Friends” on his official Instagram page over the weekend. This ain’t no normal Verzuz, either—D’Angelo…
The Black Church Exclusive Clip: The Significance of White Supremacy Targeting Our Sacred Sanctuaries
There are a variety of institutions to celebrate and honor during Black History Month, and one of them is a staple of our community—the Black church. Enter the aptly titled The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song, in which The Root’s co-founder Henry Louis “Skip” Gates Jr. does what he does best—get to…
Now that we have officially entered the second half of Black History Month and made it past Valentine’s Day, it looks like some of our favorite Black musicians decided it was time to let the world know what type of love they’re feeling—and on these new tracks, they seem to be in their bag!
Facebook Watch to Premiere New Black History Month Special Featuring Erykah Badu, Chance the Rapper, John Legend, and More
In honor of Black History Month, on Tuesday, Facebook Watch will premiere Forward: The Future of Black Music, a new musical special that looks at the legacy, impact and future of Black music.
Ma Rainey Director George C. Wolfe Teams Up With the Obamas' Higher Ground for Upcoming Bayard Rustin Biopic
Fresh off the critically acclaimed film Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, which is currently racking up hella award nominations, Netflix has announced a brand new project from its accomplished director George C. Wolfe.
2021 SXSW Online Taps Stacey Abrams As Keynote Speaker, Announces Full Speaker Sessions and Film Festival Slate
The annual SXSW festival and conference series has announced the full keynote and featured speaker lineup and film festival slate for 2021.