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WATCH: Ryan Coogler, John David Washington, Tichina Arnold and more at the AAFCA Awards

The 10th annual AAFCA Awards went down Wednesday night in Los Angeles and TheGrio was on deck for the star-studded affair that featured appearances...
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New Way To Play: Johnny Wright and friends embark on a glamping getaway

Johnny Wright is always looking for a good time, great food and new way to play.
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Black Glam: Celebrity makeup artist Valente Frazier on being bold and beautifying Tyra Banks

Sometimes, great artists inspire a new legion of creatives and that's exactly what happened for the subject of the latest installment of Black Glam....

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Details about the investigation into the racist and homophobic attack against Jussie Smollett are getting complicated.According to reports, the two men who were captured on surveillance footage the night of the Streeterville attack were met by police at O'Hare...
 Kanye West, the king of doing the most, enlisted saxophonist Kenny G to surprise his wife Kim Kardashian with a musical serenade and a sea of roses on Valentine’s Day.--Police deny reports that Jussie Smollett attack was staged over...


White man sentenced to 10 years in prison for shooting Black men after Hurricane Katrina

A white man was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday, for shooting three...
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DeVon Franklin on ‘The Truth About Men’ and how he’s spending Valentine’s Day with wife, Meagan Good

DeVon Franklin is known for his work as a producer, a minister, motivational speaker, and...
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#WeAreBlackLove, Part 1: Meet Christina and Deja

February is all about L-O-V-E! And theGrio's We Are Black Love series is designed to celebrate...
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The University of the Virgin Islands becomes the first HBCU to offer students free tuition

The University of the Virgin Islands is the first four-year university to offer students in the island or territory free tuition, thus making the institution the first four-year historically Black college or university to do so.
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Long Island teachers place on leave for placing noose images in classroom

Three Long Island middle school teachers from Roosevelt Middle School are currently on paid administrative leave for displaying images of nooses in their classroom.


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Steph Curry’s mom half court shot is the highlight of family shoot out

It looks like the Curry family is full of ballers. Steph Curry and family returned...
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BREAKING NEWS: Colin Kaepernick settles collusion case with NFL

It looks like Colin Kaepernick has something to celebrate.According to reports, he and Eric Reid have...
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AAF league wanted to enlist Colin Kaepernick, but couldn’t afford his $20M asking price

 You’ve got to pay, if you want Colin Kaepernick to play—or at least that’s the...
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LeBron James doesn’t rival Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen says

NBA veteran Scottie Pippen was not afraid to voice his take on fellow NBA star LeBron James...
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Colorado Springs store that banned Nike products in anti-Kaepernick move is folding

 A Colorado Springs, Col., athletic wear store that took a stand against Colin Kaepernick and...


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#BlackBoyJoy: Three suburban D.C. brothers get their candles into Macy’s stores nationwide

Some people spend all their lives trying to become successful entrepreneurs, but three young Washington-area...
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GM poised to lay off more than 4,000 workers on Monday

As federal workers across the country struggle to regain traction after the government shutdown, General Motors workers are bracing for massive layoffs set to start at the top of the week.
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Black bartender alleges she was fired from Kid Rock’s restaurant for sporting an afro

Carinne Silverman-Maddox, a Black bartender, says she was suspended and fired from a Detroit restaurant owned by singer Kid Rock for wearing her hair in an afro.
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‘Zandra Treat Yo Self’: Teen entrepreneur lands deal with Target to sell her natural skincare products

Target is bringing more black girl magic to the masses after an 18-year-old entrepreneur landed...
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Corporation Oracle owes $400 million to women and minority workers

The Labor Department has revealed that computer technology corporation, Oracle has withheld $400 million in wages from unrepresented employees, including women, Black and Asian workers.