You probably know actor Mekhi Phifer from his past roles in Soul Food, the medical drama ER, 8 Mile, Spike Lee‘s Clockers, or one of the other tons of shows and movies he’s been in. He talks to Headkrack about his new CWTV show, Frequency, based off of the 2000 film of the same name. […]
Chicken George and his loved ones have finally gotten the freedom that Kunta Kinte fought for in Part 4 of Roots. Attitudes towards Black people are not much different across the sea in England. George is still a slave and is still not seen as a person. His master It took more than 20 years, […]
T.I. chats with The Rickey Smiley Morning Show about all of the aspects of his multi-fasceted career as a performer. Headkrack mentions the1933 movie “Six Degrees of Separation,” to T.I., and he asks him if he would ever accept a role playing a gay man in a film or television series (just as Will Smith played a man in […]
The West Coast rapper – best known for his debut album Doggystyle and for smoking weed in public – urged viewers not to support projects in which Black people are mistreated, courtesy of a profanity-laced Instagram video.
With the premiere of the new reboot of “Roots” happening this week, Snoop Dogg took to the interwebs to air his grievances about the whole affair. He said that he is tired of the constant portrayal of black people as slaves in film and television, and called for new stories to be told about advancements and […]
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Another generation has seen freedom slip through not only Kizzy’s grasp as well as her son’s in Part 3 of Roots. Not much has changed when we catch up with Kizzy 10 years later. She’s still being raped on fairly regular basis by her master Tom Lea while raising their son, George, as a single […]
Giving up has never been in Kunta Kinte’s blood, and it seems his daughter has taken on his fighting spirit in Part 2 of Roots. It’s been 10 years since we last saw Kunta, and in that time he was always looking for a way to run away from his plantation. He may have been […]
The remake of Roots is giving us a richer look at Alex Haley’s family tree, and tonight was just the first chapter. Off top, the story seems a little fuller–more rounded out. This isn’t to say that the original Roots was somehow lacking, but Will Packer revealed to The Black Girl Nerds podcast that producers […]
T.I. chats with The Rickey Smiley Morning Show about why he thinks the remake of the 1977 miniseries, “Roots,” is a necessary thing for today’s generation to see. He explains how sometimes we can become spoiled by our privileges, or “lost in luxuries” and completely forget the struggle and survival stories from which we come. Sign […]
Jeff Johnson explains why criticism of a new version of the history-making series “Roots” is unfounded. He says it’s a good thing that “Roots” is reemerging in today’s…
Tip is the latest addition to the new cast of Roots. The reboot is currently filming in Louisiana and will premiere in 2016.