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Black Glam: Entrepreneur and hair stylist to the stars Kim Kimble reveals what...

Stylist to the stars, Kim Kimble, sat down with theGrio’s style correspondent Johnny Wright for a good catch-up session.
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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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 Kevin Hunter, the executive producer of The Wendy Williams Show and the popular talk show host's husband, reportedly won’t have a job (and a marriage) much longer because she wants him fired.--Christie Brinkley offers to give Wendy Williams the...
 Jemele Hill has moved on, but not from speaking her mind.The former ESPN host, best known to the non-sports world for tweets about President Donald Trump that provoked the White House to unsuccessfully seek her firing, launches a weekly...

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Eighth judge recuses himself from trial in Alabama police shooting of Black man

For the eighth-time, a judge has recused themselves from the shooting of an unarmed Black man by a white police officer.
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Black student humiliated by classmates during lesson on desegregation

A history lesson about the Little Rock Nine took a left turn at Basis Phoenix Central School in Phoenix, Arizona, and a student’s mother isn’t too happy about it.
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For your listening pleasure: 15 podcasts produced for and by young, bold, and multitalented Black women

For your listening pleasure, here are 15 of theGrio’s top binge-worthy podcasts run by and created with Black women in mind.
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South Carolina man sentenced to 10 years for orchestrated KKK hit on Black Neighbor

A South Carolina man will have ten years behind prison walls to stew on his racially-motivated murder attempt gone wrong.Brandon Cory Lecroy, 26, was sentenced to a decade in jail on Thursday following his arrest last year for contacting a local branch of the Ku Klux Klan and inquiring about hiring a hitman to lynch his Black neighbor, according to The State.
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Maryland man Arrested for Transferring HIV to women he met on Backpage and Bumble

34-year-old Randolph Smith has been arrested for knowingly spreading the HIV virus to numerous women he met on various dating websites, WUSA 9 reports. During the 22-month investigation, detectives contacted several of the victims and eventually obtained enough evidence through search and seizure warrants to support a case against Smith.

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Magic Johnson joins Ice Cube in push to acquire sports networks from Disney

Magic Johnson has joined Ice Cube's bid to purchase 21 California regional sports networks from Walt Disney Co.
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Ex-NFL player, Cierre Wood charged with murder for killing 5-year-old girl

Ex-NFL player, Cierre Wood, and his girlfriend are facing murder and child abuse charges for the death of the woman’s 5-year-old daughter.
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Boss moves: Russell Wilson pens deal with Seahawks becoming NFL’s highest paid

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has agreed to a $140 million, four-year contract extension with...
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Donald Trump to bestow Tiger Woods with Medal of Freedom

Trump, an avid golfer, took to Twitter to note that he congratulated Woods “on the great victory” and announced plans to present him with the Medal of Freedom, which is the nation's highest civilian honor.
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Boxing champ Claressa Shields makes history with stunning defeat

She defeated Christina Hammer Saturday at the Adrian Phillips Theater at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J.

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For your listening pleasure: 15 podcasts produced for and by young, bold, and multitalented Black women

For your listening pleasure, here are 15 of theGrio’s top binge-worthy podcasts run by and created with Black women in mind.

LL Cool J wins “Rock the Bells” lawsuit

Rapper, actor and TV host LL Cool J is celebrating a major victory, after winning his Rock the Bells lawsuit against Guerilla Union, Inc.
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‘Empowering Excellence’: Media mogul Byron Allen to be honored by Los Angeles Urban League

Byron Allen, founder/chairman/CEO of Entertainment Studios, will receive the 2019 Whitney M. Young, Jr., Award issued by the Los Angeles Urban League.
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Serena Williams looking for Grand Slam with social networking platform Bumble

Pro tennis superstar Serena Williams has joined Bumble, a social networking platform targeted at women,...
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Ray J’s tech company ‘Raycon’ hits $10M in sales in less than a year

Ray J can officially add booming businessman to his resume after it was announced that his electronics company, Raycon, just hit $10 million in sales.