Star-studded NYC premiere of the Jesse Owens biopic "Race" starring Stephan James and Jason Sudeikis. The Root caught up with the stars, the director, and Olympians Dan O'Brien and Sanya Richards-Ross.
On May 20th, Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal will discover the results from his genetic ancestry testing. Charmaine Royal explains genetic ancestry testing and talks about genetic testing's implications on race. Royal is the director of Genomics, Race, Identity, Difference (GRID) at Duke University.
College Senior Uses Songwriting to Help Overcome Genetic Disease
Twenty-two-year-old West Chester University senior Tarik Williams is more than a big man on campus. He’s “King of the Rams.” But his rise to the top had its own unique set of challenges.
When he was diagnosed with a genetic disease that robbed him of his central vision in 2009, he vowed he wouldn’t let it rob him of his future. So, he created a vision for his life.
Misty Copeland has gone from living in a motel to dancing on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House. With radical focus and an unshakable will, Misty Copeland has achieved her goals and bedazzled the world, at the same time. Watch along as Misty shares her Food for Thought.
Food for Thought presented by McDonald's is a four-part video series, celebrating the ingenuity and accomplishments of celebrities and influencers of the African Diaspora.
Federally it is illegal to sell and use marijuana, but the medical use of marijuana
is misunderstood. We spoke with Dr. Chanda Macias of the National Holistic Healing Center dispensary to explain marijuana's health benefits.
Jimmy Kimmel Live wrote: From time to time we highlight some of the nasty things people post about famous people by asking those famous people to read them aloud. This is #MeanTweets Music Edition #3 featuring Meghan Trainor, Ricky Martin, James Taylor, Little Big Town, Common, Ed Sheeran, Kelly Clarkson, Charlie Wilson, Blake Shelton, Wiz Khalifa, Josh Groban, Demi Lovato, The Killers, Drake, One Direction, Lionel Richie, Rita Ora and Mumford & Sons.
I Am Not Your Negro Official Teaser Trailer (2016) - James Baldwin Documentary
Movieclips Film Festivals & Indie Films wrote: Directed By: Raoul Peck I Am Not Your Negro Official Teaser Trailer (2016) - James Baldwin Documentary Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House.
Mother-Daughter Duo Talk About Their Book 'Soul Food Love'
When you think of Soul Food, what comes to your mind? Through history, food has been a very important element in African American culture. On this edition of Urban Outlook we'll talk about the unique relationship African American women have with food. Well-known author Alice Randall and her daughter, Caroline Randall Williams came together to offer a new look into that relationship and how to make it healthier and affordable while still indulgent.