Here’s Your First Look at the History Channel’s ‘Roots’ Remake
by Clutch 3 months ago
When the History Channel announced it was remaking Roots, the miniseries based on Alex Haley’s 1976 novel, folks were rightly skeptical. While the original series broke viewing records when it wrapped in 1977 and is considered a classic, a Roots reboot seemed rather odd…and a little lazy. Sure, Black folks...
Forest Whitaker, Anika Noni Rose, Derek Luke Added To “Roots” Remake Cast
by Clutch 8 months ago
Are you anxious to see this?
Revoke My Black Card: I’ve Never Seen “Roots” (Until This Weekend)
by Demetria L. Lucas 3 years ago
“I’m sorry… what?” I’m in an editorial meeting at ESSENCE. In my recollection, the room falls silent, and all the editors train their eyes on me. We’d been discussing how we should cover the 30th anniversary of Roots: The Saga of an American Family, a momentous...