Christmas just got a little sweeter. Universal Pictures’ Almost Christmas teaser trailer just dropped. Omar Epps, Danny Glover, Mo’Nique, Gabrielle Union and more are all starring in the star-studded ensemble cast!
The holidays are a busy time for just about everyone! Family, friends and a whole lot of food, and for First Lady Michelle Obama, the most wonderful time of the year isn't much different. Flotus shared her favorite holiday moments in the December/January issue of Ladies Home Journal, and things get goin' early in the White House. She says, "We have a reception almost twice a day, every day, until December 21. That means hors d'oeuvres and eggnog and cookies for every guest who comes through."...
In the clip, Mary Jane (played by Union) is taken to lunch by a producer from the show and made to believe she is being vetted to take over senior anchor Ronda Sales’ (Valarie Pettiford) job on “Great Day USA.” However, Ronda learns of the meeting, pulls Mary into her office and lays down what is actually happening… the show is pitting against each other because there can’t be two female powerhouses on “Great Day USA.” The clip sets up what is to be a season full of drama and power struggles...
Mark Anthony Neal is joined by TheRoot.com's own David Swerdlick to talk about modern journalism and Obama's influence on his career. Later, Mark is joined my Esther Armah to discuss her Emotional Justice Project and its holiday campaign for forgiveness, The F-Word.
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.
The Root’s Young, Fabulous and Female Event in Atlanta!
The Root hosted two of our favorite events the same night in Atlanta, Young, Fabulous & Female & manCODE. Both events discussed the theme of 'Shifting your focus'.
Here's a video recap of The YFF panel which included Saptosa Foster, managing partner of the 135th Street Agency; filmmaker-screenwriter-producer Rasheena Nash; Denise Hendricks, producer at HLN; Roxanne Smithers
Lawyer and co founder of Smithers Thornton & Ume-Nwagbo, LLC & Lydia Francis-Jenkins
Sr. Manager of Procurement at The H...
Michael Jordan Isn't Down With LeBron for 'Space Jam 2'
If there ever actually is a Space Jam 2, it will likely star LeBron James. At least if production on the feature starts at some point before he turns 50. But, if the star of the original had his way, the player kidnapped and threatened with becoming an amusement park attraction would not be the current No.(Complex News)
Very Smart Brothas' Damon Young Explains Darth Becky, Being the Blackest Thing on the Internet & More
Damon Young is the Editor-in-Chief of Very Smart Brothas, a very popular commentary site that provides comedy,thought and raw truths. We had Damon come in and explain Darth Becky, his hatred of the Kappas and why the VSB site is the blackest thing that ever happened to the internet.