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Nina Simone to Be Inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Nina Simone’s music is urgent, timeless and revolutionary.  She seamlessly blended folk, gospel, classical, ...

Golden Globe 2018 Nominations Embrace Diversity

The 75th annual Golden Globe Awards nominations were announced today, and several of the ...

Detroit Representative John Conyers Resigns Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

In developing news, Rep. John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich) has announced that he will leave ...

Baltimore May Sell Houses for $1 to Revitalize Charm City

As described by Nina Simone in the song “Baltimore,” in some ways Baltimore is ...

To Be Young, Gifted and Black: The Root 100 Gala Honors Black Excellence

For an unapologetic celebration of black excellence, tune into The Root 100 gala, airing ...