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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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Empire star Jussie Smollett surrendered to Chicago police Thursday morning after he was charged with one count of felony disorderly conduct for filing a false police report.Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said that Smollett is in custody after surrendering...
Actor Idris Elba is set to make his hosting debut on Saturday Night Live along with musical guest, Khalid on March 9.

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WE ARE #BLACKLOVE PT 2 : Meet Sloan and Mikah

 theGrio’s We Are Black Love series is designed to celebrate the inspiring stories of couples in our...
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Khloe Kardashian dumps Tristan Thompson after new cheating scandal

Khloe Kardashian and her baby daddy Tristan Thompson have called it quits after she was...
Dolls

Black woman creates series of dolls with afros to help Black girls love their hair

As a child Widline Pyrame grew up in Haiti hating her kinky hair so much...
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Burberry debuts noose on brown hoodie during London Fashion Week Show

Burberry is the latest fashion brand embroiled in controversy after sending a model down the...
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Iconic Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at 85

 Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high...

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New Colin Kaepernick ‘Icon’ jersey goes on sale, instantly sells out

Black History Month has been good to Colin Kaepernick so far, and his winning streak...

Nike vows to get to the bottom of Zion Williamson’s shoe malfunction

Nike says it will look into what caused a basketball shoe being worn by Duke freshman...
OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 19: Former U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during the MBK Rising! My Brother’s Keeper Alliance Summit on February 19, 2019 in Oakland, California. MBK Rising! is bringing together hundreds of young men of color, local leaders and organizations that are working to reduce youth violence, create impactful mentorship programs, and improving life for young men of color. The My Brother’s Keeper initiative was started by President Barack Obama following the death of Trayvon Martin. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) thegrio.comvideo

Barack Obama attends Duke basketball game and tweets support for injured Zion Williamson

 No doubt former President Barack Obama is living his best life and was out and about in...
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Black New Jersey high school basketball player taunted with racist attacks

A New Jersey mother said that her son was harassed with racial slurs during a high school basketball game at Wallkill Valley High on Feb. 13.
OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 19: Former U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during the MBK Rising! My Brother’s Keeper Alliance Summit on February 19, 2019 in Oakland, California. MBK Rising! is bringing together hundreds of young men of color, local leaders and organizations that are working to reduce youth violence, create impactful mentorship programs, and improving life for young men of color. The My Brother’s Keeper initiative was started by President Barack Obama following the death of Trayvon Martin. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) thegrio.comvideo

PARTY OF FIVE: Barack Obama dines at Ayesha Curry’s restaurant with Steph, Chrissy and John Legend

  Former POTUS Barak Obama recently dined in style for President's Day when he joined NBA...

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Historic Black LGBTQ club in danger of closing as area gentrifies

A team of business owners in Brooklyn’s gentrifying Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood is fighting to save what...
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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...