Roots

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 […]

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 […]

Philadelphia’s legendary Roots band and R&B crooner, John Legend have teamed up to drop a new album titled “Wake Up”. This is the second video off of the project, following “Wake Up Everybody” which features Common and Melanie Fiona. At first I thought this would be a complete remake of Dr Dre’s “Lil Ghetto Boy”, […]

VIA:  Biography.com (born August 11, 1921, Ithaca, New York, U.S.—died February 10, 1992, Seattle, Washington) American writer whose works of historical fiction and reportage depicted the struggles of African Americans. Although his parents were teachers, Haley was an indifferent student. He began writing to avoid boredom during voyages while serving in the U.S. Coast Guard […]