Nearly forty years after Roots debuted on national television, the History Channel has brought the iconic story back to the forefront of our nation’s consciousness. History’s re-imagining of one of the highest-rated TV shows of all time “will allow new audiences to experience this epic family saga with a new vision that is both inspiring […]

  British actor Malachi Kirby will step into LeVar Burton’s shoes and play Kunta Kinte in A&E’s reboot of the iconic miniseries ‘Roots.’ The 25-year-old is largely unknown in the U.S., but has snagged roles in ‘Gone Too Far’ and ‘Kilo Two Bravo.’ Kirby is very well known in the U.K., starring in the longrunning […]

New Orleans will host screenings of a new documentary film, “Kunta Kinteh Island: Coming Home Without Shackles” on February 25th and 26th. The film honors…