Beyonce Super Bowl Black Panthers

Bey, Black Panthers

Beyoncé slayed at Super Bowl 50. But her Black Panther-themed performance has led to some harsh reactions from many, including former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani...

North America's first black president

If Jeopardy’s Alex Trebek pronounced “He is the first black president in North America,” most of us would confidently answer “Who is Barack Obama?”

And we w…

A new era of the black female lead

That Olivia Pope really ignited something. Since her debut on ABC April 5, 2012, television hasn’t been the same. And, now, the Kerry Washington icon-turn…

Are we ready for Mammy’s story?

OPINION - A handful of books or films do not constitute a renaissance, but Ruth’s Journey is not just problematic; it’s emblematic...

'SUNDOWN TOWNS' STILL EXIST

theGRIO REPORT - Some of these areas warned black people by signage that, if caught there after dark, they could be killed. Most, however, were known to do so, especially among African-Americans in the area, by rumor and reputation...

UNSUNG HEROES IN BLACK HISTORY

theGRIO SLIDESHOW - So many people have contributed greatly to the ongoing struggle for justice and equality and yet have remained woefully under-appreciated. These are just a few...

1964: PIVOTAL YEAR FOR MLK TURNS 50

theGRIO REPORT - This year is the 28th national observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, which means there is now a generation to whom the King holiday has always existed...