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January 12, 2020
Black athletes taking a knee, or even holding up a fist in solidarity of their rights and injustices, won’t be
Kobe Bryant thegrio.com
January 12, 2020
NBA Legend Kobe Bryant bought out a Philadelphia movie theater this weekend so people in his hometown were able to
Kevin Hart
Kevin Hart is bringing Night School back to a screen near you, but this time directly into your home. The
Gabrielle Union was fired from the hit talent show America’s Got Talent in November after allegations of racial insensitivity and
January 12, 2020
A city official in a Pittsburgh, Penn. suburb of Uniontown has filed a lawsuit against the same City Council that
After “T.I.” received backlash after an interview revealed that he often requests that his daughter’s gynecologist “check her hymen” to secure her virginity; New York lawmakers introduced two new bills preventing this type of testing in the future.
Soul singer, Chico DeBarge, a member of the hot R&B family DeBarge, was arrested in California on drug possession charges.
December 1, 2019
Aldermen Robin Rue Simmons of the 5th Ward in Evanston, Illinois proposed a plan to direct all sales tax revenue collected from recreational marijuana purchases into an account that will allow for local reparations locally which was recently approved.
Kamala Harris theGrio.com
A resignation letter from one of Sen. Kamala Harris’ former campaign staffers describes her campaign as slightly chaotic for workers, lacking direction, and “no real plan to win.”
Star Wars
Billy Dee Williams recently during an interview, that he uses both he/him and she/her pronouns when referring to himself.
Halloween shooting thegrio.com
November 3, 2019
An “Airbnb Mansion” party that took place on Halloween in Orinda, Calif., left four people dead and several others injured.
Trevor Noah thegrio.com
Trevor Noah is set to produce a movie about an 8 year-old Nigerian chess prodigy who won the NY State Chess Championship while living in a homeless shelter with his family
Meghan Markle thegrio.com
Earlier this week, the Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle, payed an unexpected visit to a women’s organization dedicated to helping women overcome poverty, homelessness, violence and/or criminal activity to show her support.
Kim Kardashian-West thegrio.com
Kim Kardashian-West and her family executed three themes for this year’s Halloween festivities.
50 Cent thegrio.com
50 Cent was on Capitol Hill Wednesday to meet with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other lawmakers to advocate for diversity and representation in the entertainment business.
Emmett TIll thegrio.com
October 20, 2019
After years of repeated vandalism the newest marker in Mississippi dedicated to civil rights icon Emmett Till, is now bulletproof.
DaBaby thegrio.com
A homeless mother received cash and an unexpected increase in her business sales this weekend after meeting rapper DaBaby, born Jonathan Kirk.
Marion Anderson thegrio.com
October 20, 2019
A security guard in Wisconsin was terminated from his job at a high school after verbally defending himself in an exchange with a student who repetitively used the n-word.
Armed Shooter thegrio.com
October 20, 2019
The surveillance footage from Parkrose High School in Portland,OR shows a quick-thinking gym coach disarm a student carrying a large gun and then diffuse the confrontation with an embrace.
Atatiana Jefferson
October 20, 2019
The funeral for Atatiana Jefferson was scheduled to happen on Saturday, October 19th but was cancelled due to a family dispute.