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The New Roots Revisits America's Worst Institution, and Reminds Us That Bullies Aren't So Great, Either

David Hinckley | Posted 05.30.2016 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

Watching the new Roots, which would be one of the best TV things you could do this week, you're reminded that in at least one important sense, it's about a bigger matter than even slavery.

LeVar Burton Calls 'Bullshit' On Tarantino

Posted 11.21.2013 | Black Voices

As critics continue to praise Steve McQueen’s masterful film, “12 Years A Slave,” LeVar Burton recently shared his thoughts with New York Magazi...

'Roots' Is Getting A Remake

Posted 11.05.2013 | Entertainment

"Roots" is getting a remake on History Channel, according to Deadline. History acquired the rights to the 1977 miniseries from Mark Wolper, the son...