Official trailer for ‘Roots’ remake is intense

The remake of Roots is set to premiere on Memorial Day. The History Channel production featuring Forest Whitaker, T.I. and Laurence Fishburne promises to be memorable.  Co-executive producer Levar Burton states, “Nearly 40 years ago I had the privilege to be a part of an epic television event that started an important conversation in America.”

Mo Barnes
Mo Barnes

Maurice "Mo" Barnes is a graduate of Morehouse College and Political Scientist based in Atlanta. Mo is also a Blues musician. He has been writing for Rolling Out since 2014. Whether it means walking through a bloody police shooting to help a family find justice or showing the multifaceted talent of the Black Diaspora I write the news.

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