OPINION - At 11:22pm on March 2nd, 2014 a deputy from the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a fight at a convenience store. Minutes later, Victor White III and his acquaintance Isaiah Lewis (who were not involved in the fight, but were present at the store when it happened) were stopped a few blocks away.
The deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. sparked nationwide fury and backlash when the white officers in both cases were not criminally charged. But despite the backlash President Obama says the United States is less racially divided than many would think.
Last Wednesday,December 17th, Bobby Shmurda, whose real name is Ackquille Pollard, was arrested outside of Quad Recording Studios near Times Square, the same place where Tupac Shakur was infamously shot five times in 1994. The arrests made during the sting that night (15...
This year olice in the St. Louis area participated in a Secret Santa program where officers pull over drivers in order to give them $100. Some officers went to specific families they knew from their beats while thers stopped drivers and gave out $100 bills instead of tickets.
This morning ‘Furious 7’ star Dwayne (The Rock) Johnson got into the holiday spirit and performed ‘Here Comes Santa Claus’ on the Christmas Eve episode of ‘Live with Kelly and Michael.
This week, a Baltimore Fox affiliate station apologized to a Black Lives Matter protester after the station deceptively edited a chant by protesters to say “Kill a cop.” WBFF was caught slicing up footage of a protest chant to sound like incitement to...
In the latest issue of UPTOWN magazine newly wed Gabrielle Union open about marriage, being a step mom and her desires to have her own children.
Despite the tumultuous social climate in this country, a new poll from CNN has revealed that President Obama's approval rating is the highest it's been in almost two years.
Many people who consider themselves "white" would be surprised to discover they have African ancestry - especially those in the south.
This weekend, Iggy Azalea insinuated on Twitter that Azalea Banks was unnecessarily trying to make her discussions about hip hop racial and political. Noting her lack of context for Banks' stance, Q.Tip attempted to educate the Australian pop star on...
theGRIO REPORT - The Detroit News is reporting that a man dressed as Santa shot two men after an early-morning confrontation at a local gas station.
Sony's new movie, The Interview, continues to be the source of international controversy. In an angry post published by the state news agency KCNA, Korean authorities have threatened more attacks against the U.S. government and other American institutions in the wake of the...
YouVersion is an app that markets itself as "a simple, ad-free Bible that brings God's Word into your daily life". And now they've used their consumer data to create a year end analysis of which scriptures 164 million users shared...
In the wake of Azealia Banks' candid interview with Hot 97 - she and Iggy Azalea are once again entrenched in a war of words on Twitter.
Tempers are flaring after 28-year-old Ismaaiyl Brinsley, shot and killed Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu execution style outside of the Tompkins Houses in Bedford-Stuyvesant yesterday.
Leigh Ann Tuohy is the adopted mother of NFL tackle Michael Oher, the player whose story inspired the book and movie, The Blind Side. And it appears that watching Sandra Bulock play her on the big screen may have given her a bit of a messiah complex.
Friday evening over 100 NYPD supporters demonstrated outside City Hall.
Floyd Mayweather is remaining loyal to his friend Earl Hayes in spite of the gruesome facts surrounding his death.
When President Obama announced a resumption in relations between the America and Cuba for the first time in over 50 years - many of us found ourselves asking "Will Cuba extradite Assata Shakur to the US?"
When Ebony Magazine compiled it's "Google’s Top-Trending Black Actresses of 2014" they made it clear that they weren't too fond of Stacey Dash.