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NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Woodson was fired as coach the New York Knicks on Monday after his team fell from division champions to out of the playoffs in one season....
WASHINGTON (AP) - It will come after a judge gives her ruling in the trial of Brown's bodyguard, Christopher Hollosy. Both men are charged with misdemeanor assault. A Maryland man says they punched him outside a Washington hotel in October...
CINCINNATI (AP) — A U.S. teacher has been fired following allegations that he told a black student who said he wanted to become president that the nation didn't need another black president...
TORONTO (AP) — Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, has died at 76...
theGRIO REPORT - As a member of the influential 'Gang of Four,' Paterson – along with former Mayor David Dinkins, late civil rights activist Percy Sutton, and Congressman Charles Rangel – helped to develop the economic and political capital of the city’s black community...
WASHINGTON (AP) — As Bernard Hopkins snatched two championship belts displayed in front of Beibut Shumenov and moved them to his own spot on the dais, the light heavyweight from Kazakhstan sat expressionless, seemingly unmoved by the brashness of the ageless American...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A national fraternity group has closed its University of Mississippi chapter after three members were accused of tying a noose around the neck of a statue of the first black student to enroll in the Southern college that was all-white at the time...
theGRIO REPORT - Rapper Andre Johnson, known by his stage name Christ Bearer, allegedly cut off his own penis and jumped from a second story balcony on Wednesday in a possible suicide attempt....
TODAY - The mother, Shanesha Taylor, 35, was charged with two counts of child abuse. She has pleaded not guilty and was released on bail posted by a stranger, her lawyer told TODAY.com Wednesday. Her two boys are now in state care...
NEW YORK (AP) — The brash animated series 'The Boondocks' returns Monday to Adult Swim for its fourth and final season without Aaron McGruder, the man who spawned it, but with its brashness intact...
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb was released Thursday from an Arizona jail after serving a one-day sentence for a DUI arrest late last year...
NEW YORK (AP) — Basil Paterson, a longtime New York political powerhouse and the father of former Gov. David Paterson, has died, his family said Thursday. He was 87...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges, President Barack Obama said Thursday, besting expectations and offering new hope to Democrats who are defending the law ahead of the midterm elections...
OPINION - I am incredibly disappointed because, if these allegations are proven true, this pretty much means he’s a terrible person and I can no longer root for him...
OPINION - I believe we need to understand that there is a more compassionate way to address the topic of one’s decision to take their own life...
OPINION - Most Americans of all political stripes are environmentally sensitive, yet realize the economic folly of failing to use to our advantage our natural energy resources...
DETROIT (AP) — On the heels of major deals with pension funds, an attorney for the city of Detroit on Thursday predicted more agreements in the days ahead to help it emerge from bankruptcy...
E! ONLINE - Everyone kind of knows that some drama will go down during reunion shows, but this surpassed everyone's expectations...
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks have signed former NBA champion Lamar Odom, who was out of the league this season...
theGRIO REPORT - Some people have applauded the university for finally solidifying a relationship with a longtime unofficial alumnus, while others questioned Diddy’s caliber as a role model for this years graduates...