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theGRIO REPORT - To help you sort through the deals, Walmart Consumer Expert Claudia Lombana spoke with theGrio.com to offer her top tips for getting the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals while keeping your sanity and enjoying the holiday weekend...
theGRIO REPORT - Now that Rihanna has rocked a "doobie" at the American Music Awards, everyone is wondering: Will this become a trend?...
theGRIO REPORT - Beyoncé Knowles, wife of the collection's creator, got in on the family fashion front by promoting some of the items on her Instagram account...

theGRIO REPORT - ELLE France Beauty editor Jeanne Deroo has come under first for wearing blackface in a photo of herself posted to Instagram over the weekend...
theGRIO REPORT - First lady Michelle Obama has shared her family's favorite holiday traditions with Ladies' Home Journal for this month's cover story...
theGRIO REPORT - Some see McBride's death and the handling of her case as influenced by the fact that she was a black woman...

theGRIO REPORT - Top MSNBC anchors, guests and contributors were honored at The Root 100 Awards Gala on a recent Thursday at a lavish ball in New York City...
theGRIO REPORT - Sasha Obama set first family watchers agog when she wore the unicorn-emblazoned sweater to a family basketball game on Sunday...
theGRIO REPORT - #ArmaniCaptions was the latest meme to be launched by Black Twitter, that nebulous group of mostly African-American Twitter users that often spontaneously weighs in on issues to the delight of those following its hashtags...

theGRIO REPORT - A 911 tape has been released detailing the call made by Theodore Wafer, 54, after he shot and killed 19-year-old Renisha McBride on the porch of his home...
theGRIO REPORT - While the press observes this case, and the public debates it as it proceeds, it is worthy to note that the parents of Renisha McBride are not interested in using race to garner sympathy...
theGRIO REPORT - The National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) has released a new analysis detailing the significant gap in wages earned by African-American and Latina women compared to white, non-Hispanic women and men...
theGRIO REPORT - Many black women hope that, as New York City's first lady, Chirlane McCray will help defy the typical negative assumptions many make about African-American women...
These new developments are certainly a departure for the Polo Ralph Lauren model, who also appears in the ad campaign for Monster headphones -- which he art directed himself.
theGRIO REPORT - Hopefully this family's story will shift the public discourse in a positive direction in terms of the acceptance of natural black hairstyles as neutral fashion choices not charged with negative or socially challenging meanings...
theGRIO VIDEO - Rachel's glam team gave her the works -- new hair extensions, a manicure, and stellar make-up. The beauty artists worked diligently while keeping her underlying style her own...
theGRIO SLIDESHOW - Culled from both our Facebook audience picks, research and staff recommendations, we think this list of funny African-American women is a great place to start...
theGRIO REPORT - It's only natural that the holidays, a time for reflection and family, would bring these issues up for consideration for the 1,001st time...
theGRIO REPORT - #WhiteGirlsRock? That's the message some Twitter users felt the need to send during the airing of the Black Girls Rock! awards show on BET last weekend...
theGRIO REPORT - Patti LaBelle gave a divalicious interview with Oprah Winfrey for her OWN series, 'Oprah's Next Chapter'...