Uncle Denzel has been married to his wife Pauletta for 35 years. Hot damn, they barely do it like that anymore, so how do he and Pauletta do it?
It’s not every day that one of the most savage lyricists in hip-hop gets sweet and sentimental, but that’s what happened on Saturday evening when Terrence Thornton—better known as Pusha T—married longtime girlfriend Virginia Joy Williams at the historic Cavalier Hotel in their hometown of Virginia Beach, Va.
Pusha T married the love of his life Virginia Williams on Saturday in Virginia Beach, Va.
We love Michael B. Jordan. He’s a dreamy man with a face you wanna squeeze, but also lick. But his dating habits have left a lot to be desired by black women. Michael B. usually canoodles with the likes of Becky and Karen. And many black women are upset, mostly because they think they deserve Michael B. Jordan. We do.
“I feel like people don’t hate our love. They hate who we are. I think the world hates black people,” Ericka Hart said.
Many of us want love to be wrapped up in an attractive package with all the bells, whistles, hugs and kisses. I know I do. Father God, please let my mate be smart, kind, generous, a dreamer but a doer, mentally stable, financially free, an advocate and a consumer of therapy, and also, can he look like Idris Elba,…
Was it fact or fiction? Did Jay-Z and Beyoncé renew their vows, as filmed footage from their On the Run II Tour suggests? In a blink-and-you-might-miss-it clip, we see the Carters clearly in wedding mode, as their twins (or stand-ins for their twins) are nearby.
Alicia Keys-Dean and her producer hubby Kasseem “Swizz Beatz” Dean look like a true power couple on the cover of Cultured Magazine. Black Power, that is.
(Sidenote: I will neither confirm nor deny that these pie-related questions were asked in my house in a 24-hour span.)
It’s the hot-button topic right now: interracial dating and love. Donald Glover faced criticism around the topic after the release of his viral hit, “This Is America.” The video screamed blackness and reminded everyone that all of the art Glover’s been providing lately is also saturated with black culture. So when…
Doctor. Wife. Mother—of five. Entrepreneur. Food enthusiast. Event curator. Philanthropist. Lezli Levene Harvell wears so many hats, it’s exhausting just to consider what a typical day in her life must be like. Inevitably, the clichéd phrase “I don’t know how she does it” comes to mind.
It is 1857 and Kanye, a carpenter, has finally saved up enough money to buy his freedom from Massa West. Trouble is, he has to leave his wife, Kimba, and five children on the plantation until he can buy them out of slavery as well.
Last Saturday, while most of us were picking out our Oscar-watching pajama sets (and Michael Harriot was frantically looking for his lost invite to Bey and Jay’s Oscar after-party), model Chanel Iman and New York Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard were celebrating some California love at their nuptials at the…
We’re constantly celebrating black love on The Root. And we just so happened to be lucky enough to sit down separately with #BlackLoveGoals couple Denzel and Pauletta Washington as each of them promoted their latest work.
Thaisa Moreira Xavier met her husband in a Facebook group.
After the dysfunction of Scandal’s Olivia and Fitz, Issa and Lawrence of Insecure, and just about every reality-TV couple, Beth (Susan Kelechi Watson) and Randall (Sterling K. Brown) on NBC’s This Is Us are just the representation of #BlackLove that viewers need.
It’s time for us all to admit that our beloved Cardi B is a national treasure and will save a nation. But it’s also time to reckon with the fact that our rightful adoration for Cardi B reveals a troubling truth: We dismiss, denigrate and force white-appeasing standards on black and Latinx women like her every day,…
Black love is about to get more than hashtaggable attention. Oprah Winfrey’s OWN has decided to make black love into a docuseries of the same name. Winfrey tapped filmmakers Codie Elaine Oliver and Tommy Oliver (The Perfect Guy) and Confluential Films for the new show Black Love.
One Alabama couple is showing us that real love has no limit—especially no age limit. Murphy Wilson, 70, and Lucinda Myers, 67, plan to wed on July 29 in Huntsville, Ala.
Kofi Siriboe is easily the bae of anyone who is attracted to the male species. Kofi knows he’s bae. Kofi also loves black women, fully, unapologetically and relentlessly.