For years, Root Magazine founder Hasan James and his team have been asking gospel artists and other Christian leaders alike about their thoughts on gospel music for an upcoming documentary celebrating the history of gospel music in America.

The documentary, Whitney, is an in-depth look into the life and career of music legend Whitney Houston. Filmmaker Kevin Macdonald examines the life and career of singer Whitney Houston and it features never-before-seen archival footage, exclusive recordings, rare performances and interviews with the people who knew her best. Here is the official trailer from Miramax […]

Fresh off the success of the Kalief Browder documentary, Jay Z and the Weinstein company are reportedly partnering up again to do an ambitious series of film and television projects about Trayvon Martin. According to Variety, the rap icon won the rights to two books about Martin, the unarmed black Florida teenager who was fatally […]

"Stranger Fruit's" director says this new footage proves that on the day that Brown died, he didn't try to rob a local convenience store.

A billboard in Atlanta is causing some heads to turns on a morning commute to work. A number of signs down I-285, including one off of Redwine Road and another near Conley Road, display big white words reading “BLACK PEOPLE ARE BEING PUSHED OUT OF ATLANTA”. The signs are linked to a documentary called Gentrified produced by […]