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Olympic logo (Credit Facebook)
January 12, 2020
The International Olympic Committee is banning all political protests by athletes at 2020 games that will take place in Tokyo…
Antoinette Hodge (Credit Facebook)
January 12, 2020
Antoinette Hodge, the first Black treasurer elect of Uniontown, Pennsylvania, is suing a council member for allegedly trying to block…
T.I. causes NY Lawmakers to draft new bills/Photo Courtesy of Getty Images
December 1, 2019
After "T.I." received backlash after an interview revealed that he often requests that his daughter's gynecologist "check her hymen" to…
Chico Debarge was arrested in California. Photo courtesy of Spotify.
December 1, 2019
Soul singer, Chico DeBarge, a member of the hot R&B family DeBarge, was arrested in California on drug possession charges.
Evanston is starting a reparations fund.
December 1, 2019
Aldermen Robin Rue Simmons of the 5th Ward in Evanston, Illinois proposed a plan to direct all sales tax revenue…
Kamala Harris theGrio.com
Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris' campaign is said to be in trouble (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images)
December 1, 2019
A resignation letter from one of Sen. Kamala Harris’ former campaign staffers describes her campaign as slightly chaotic for workers,…
Star Wars
Billy Dee Williams as Lando Calrissian in a scene from "Star Wars: Episode IX." (Lucasfilm Ltd. via AP)
December 1, 2019
Billy Dee Williams recently during an interview, that he uses both he/him and she/her pronouns when referring to himself.
DaBaby thegrio.com
Rapper DaBaby (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)
October 20, 2019
A homeless mother received cash and an unexpected increase in her business sales this weekend after meeting rapper DaBaby, born…
Armed Shooter thegrio.com
An armed OR high school student's attempted shooting was thwarted by a courageous gym coach. (Photo by: Adobe Stock)
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…