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  • History Channel to Remake ‘Roots’ Miniseries

    Nov 5, 13 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments


    *The network that brought you “The Bible” will now attempt to recreate one of the most celebrated television programs of all time. History Channel has announced it will remake the blockbuster 1977 miniseries “Roots,” reports Deadline.com. The cable network plans a new eight-hour version after acquiring rights to the 12-hour original from Mark Wolper, son […]

  • Vanessa Williams Discovers Her African Roots

    Sep 21, 13 by Brittney M. Walker 8 Comments


    *Vanessa Williams traced her history through one of those mail in order DNA test kits and found some interesting results. “I’ve got blue eyes, my brother also has light eyes, and everyone says, ‘Well, what are you? You’re mixed with something. What is it?’” Williams told The Huffington Post. “My parents are black … but […]

  • THE (09-11-13) EURweb Free-4-All Page/Board

    Sep 11, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Just like the headline says, this page/board is where you can discuss the stuff that we didn’t cover in today’s issue. (It’s sort of like feedback with a twist) Remember, NO name calling, racial taunting, graphic sex talk and vulgarity in general, PLEASE. ——– EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE “You will be wounded many times in your […]

  • Prince Tweets Pic of Dave Chappelle’s Imitation of Him…With Pancakes

    Aug 20, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Between his concert pics and Throwback Thursday photos, Prince has been occupying his Twitter time with photos of his meals. In his latest offering, he serves up both a food pic and the name of his new single, simultaneously. His first tweets on his account, @3rdeyegirl (“4 hard-rocking, soft-spoken, astral traveling explosions of awesome”), started […]

  • ‘Roots’ Cast Reacts to ‘Django Unchained’ on ‘Wendy’ (Watch)

    Feb 24, 13 by Brittney M. Walker 3 Comments


    *Quentin Tarantino surely stirred up some conversation with the production of his spaghetti Western slave flick, “Django Unchained,” and even threw out some criticism about Alex Haley’s classic TV mini series, “Roots,” saying that much of the story wasn’t true. So, some of the original “Roots” cast members showed up on the Wendy Williams show […]

  • Cast of ‘Roots’ Takes Questions on SiriusXM

    Feb 5, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *Original cast members from the groundbreaking television mini-series “Roots” participated in a live Q&A session today as part of its “Town Hall” series.  LeVar Burton, Leslie Uggams and Louis Gossett, Jr. sat down at 2 p.m. for a Q&A session with a select group of listeners and SiriusXM host Joe Madison at the company’s studios […]