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History Channel‘s newest documentary series, “Barbarians Rising,” explores the fall of Rome over the course of 700 years of invasions. However, the most recent episode that aired Monday depicts Hannibal of Carthage as a Black man, and many White history “aficionados” are accusing the station of promulgating “historical inaccuracies.” In the series, Hannibal is portrayed by Black…

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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.”

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Reports confirm that the History Channel will be remaking the 1977 cult hit TV show, “Roots.” The network has obtained the rights to the original series from Mark Wolper, son of late executive producer David L. Wolper, along with the rights to the 1976 novel, Roots: The Saga of an American Family. “Roots” will be…

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