Essence magazine Editor-in-Chief Vanessa De Luca discusses the social issues that will be focused on at the Essence Festival, how Prince will be honored at the event and the musical artists slated to perform. watch
Promising high school football player Alton Mills, who became a low-level drug courier, ended up in federal prison with a life sentence. PoliticsNation follows Mills as he fights for a second chance. watch
Levar Burton, the face of "Reading Rainbow and co-executive producer of the "Roots" reboot, speaks to Rev. Al Sharpton about how he advised his son on dealing with police and the state of education in America. watch
Nearly 40 years ago, 85% of American households were glued to their televisions for an epic event, a historical portrait of slavery in the mini-series "Roots". Now, the History Channel is updating it with a 21st century remake. Co-executive producer Levar Burton, who was in the original, explains why the new generation needs to be... watch
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