Get On Up: Chadwick Boseman Interview on James Brown
The Root's Terron Moore interviews actor Chadwick Boseman about his upcoming role in the biopic Get On Up, the James Brown story. Boseman discusses his preparation for the challenging role as the legendary artist, from the signature dance moves to the 'genius' of Brown's artistry.
Elon James White of This Week in Blackness TV:"This was at 5:45 yesterday (8/13/14). The police had locked down Ferguson so we had to get in on foot..we cut across backyards to get inside the police line...there were children playing basketball and just folks on the street talking. But once we turned the corner of the block, thats when we hit the wall of police again but this time we were with the protestors. At a certain point as opposed to just containing the area they started marching to...
Vigil of protest over death of Mike Brown and others killed by police
Protest vigils were held in cities around the country 8/14/2014 to stand in solidarity with Ferguson Missouri where 18 year old Michael Brown was shot by a police officer. Washington DC's Malcolm X park saw 2,000 stand in silent protest while the names of the dead were read.
Left of Black With Cora Daniels and John L. Jackson Jr.
Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal is joined by Cora Daniels and John L. Jackson Jr. to talk about teaching our children about sex, black masculinity, and state violence against black men. Daniels and Jackson recently published a book together titled, “Impolite Conversations: On Race, Politics, Sex, Money and Religion”. Daniels is an award-winning journalist and author. Professor Jackson is a cultural anthropologist, filmmaker, and the Dean of the School of Social Policy and Practice at the...
Ferguson Shooting: Gunfire and Aftermath of Suspect on Ground
Police said they came under fire and then shot a man in Ferguson, Missouri, on Sunday night. This clip was posted by the user Search4Swag, who regularly live tweets from protests in Ferguson. The user also tweeted that he himself was under arrest, and later, that he had been released
Morris Chestnut stars in "When The Bough Breaks," a new thriller that will leave you on the edge of your seat! In this scene, Chesnut's character, John Taylor confronts the man who dated his surrogate.
Deposition Reveals Bobbi Kristina's Alleged Drug Use
Danyela Bradley’s deposition about an accident just days before Bobbi Kristina Brown was found unconscious in her bathtub, alleges that the daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown was smoking marijuana, using heroin and probably crack often.
Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal sits down with Professor Rickey Vincent of University of California, Berkeley. Professor Vincent recently released his book, Party Music: The Inside Story of the Black Panthers.