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A Georgia physician known as the “dancing doctor” is defending her practice of making music videos of her patients’ butt-lifting and liposuction procedures now that the state medical board has suspended her medical license. “The videos were pre-consented, staged and...
  TheGrio has launched a special series called #BlackonBlue to examine the relationship between law enforcement and African-Americans. Our reporters and videographers will investigate police brutality and corruption while also exploring local and national efforts to improve policing in our communities. Join the conversation, or share your own story, using the hashtag #BlackonBlue.Protesters demanding answers...
  Joe Jackson, infamous head of the Jackson clan once said to push his children to succeed beyond their limits, is now in a battle for his life, according to news reports. Jackson, 89, is dying of an undisclosed illness, Page...
Rachel Dolezal, the woman formerly accused of NAACP-ing while white, pleaded not guilty to welfare fraud in Washington State this week, according to news organizations. Dolezal, now known as Nkechi Diallo, made a brief appearance in Spokane County Superior Court...
Demonstrating an example of Black Boy Joy, twins from New Jersey have been named valedictorians of their high school graduating class and will attend the Massachusetts Institute of Technology together on scholarship. Malik and Miles George have both been named...
  Adding another twist to the tragic death of 20-year-old XXXTentacion, the rapper’s mother revealed that his girlfriend is expecting a baby. XXXTentacion’s mother, Cleopatra Bernard, made the announcement Thursday on her Instagram account, @cleo_ohsojazzy. “He left us a final gift,” Bernard...
Rapper Nicki Minaj had harsh words Friday for the separations of children and parents at the U.S.-Mexico border  recalling her own experience as an immigrant from Saint James, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. “I came to this county as an...
The father of the toddler from Honduras who became the face of the immigrant detainee crisis told the Daily Mail that he has not been in touch with his wife or daughter but was happy to learn they are safe. Denis...
  The conversation around domestic violence should not just focus on the abuse and involvement of women but men too, tennis star Serena Williams said during a visit to New York City this week. “I think expanding the conversation to men...
  A police officer in Lorain, Ohio, outside Cleveland, was fired after being caught on dashcam video detaining his daughter’s Black boyfriend without cause, the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram is reporting. John Kovach, Jr. was fired after an internal investigation concluded he abused...
  TheGrio has launched a special series called #BlackonBlue to examine the relationship between law enforcement and African-Americans. Our reporters and videographers will investigate police brutality and corruption while also exploring local and national efforts to improve policing in our communities. Join the conversation, or share your own story, using the hashtag #BlackonBlue. Officials in Allegheny...
  ABC may have quickly squashed the Roseanne show reboot last month after controversial star Roseanne Barr posted racist views via Twitter, but the network has come up with a way to keep the rest of the cast out of...
In the newest case of existing while Black, members of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority say a Cleveland-area restaurant manager called police on them Tuesday after a member of their party complained she was going to leave because she...
  Sure, Kobe Bryant’s animated short Dear Basketball was nice and everything—enough to win him an Oscar—but it apparently wasn’t good enough to win him a coveted spot with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The 8,000-member organization, that...
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms is taking a stand in the ongoing national crisis involving child immigrant detainees. Bottoms on Wednesday signed an executive order that blocks the Atlanta city jail from housing more federal detainees facing possible deportation, saying...
Actress Jada Pinkett Smith’s candid Facebook show Red Table Talk seems to be making news on a regular basis. This week, the actress is opening up about her and husband Will Smith’s children and the challenges of raising kids in...
The organizer of last year’s fatal white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., now wants to take his show to the White House. Jason Kessler has applied for a permit to hold a “white civil rights rally” in front of 1600...
A white college student in Michigan was sentenced to 45 days behind bars after admitting that she lied about being raped by a Black man last year in a campus parking lot. Mary Zolkowski pleaded guilty to falsely reporting the...
TheGrio has launched a special series called #BlackonBlue to examine the relationship between law enforcement and African-Americans. Our reporters and videographers will investigate police brutality and corruption while also exploring local and national efforts to improve policing in our communities. Join the conversation, or share your own story, using the hashtag #BlackonBlue. In the latest...
  Rapper Meek Mill may have been freed from prison in April after his sentence was tossed, but the judge that some allege has a personal grudge against him is saying his case is not over yet. Philadelphia Judge Genece Brinkley...