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The Roots Partner with Amazon for Two Children's Shows

One of the series, the animated “South Street Sounds,” follows three friends who form a band in a neighborhood saturated by music—similar to The Roots’ own origin on Philadelphia’s South Street.

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Barry Jenkins to Adapt Colson Whitehead's 'The Underground Railroad' for Amazon

Whitehead’s 2016 novel envisions the Underground Railroad as an actual subterranean rail network.

Mississippi Considers Flag Change, New Mexico Cops to Face Charges, Clinton Ahead

Some of Tuesday’s big stories

Solar Eclipse, Amazon Drones, 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' Crank Call to C-SPAN

Some of Friday’s big stories

Kanye West Sues Amazon Over 'Coinye West' Currency

It’s all about the electronic benjamins, baby.

Harlem's Hue-Man Hopes the Past Is Prologue for Black Booksellers

One of the nation’s most well-known black bookstores is closing its doors. But it’s also trying to write a story that features more than the usual Amazon-killed-us narrative.

Fans of Oldest Black Bookstore Fight Amazon With Google Tool

Worried about last minute holiday shopping? Supporters of Marcus Books have developed a new tool to help folks get off their computers and shop in person.

Nation's Oldest Black-Owned Bookstore Takes on Amazon's Price Check App

The grandaughter of the partners that opened the nation’s oldest independent African-American owned bookstore says a recent Amazon.com promotion took competition a little too far.