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theGrio REPORT - This weekend, Lauryn Hill sent a special message to Nigerians due to her inability to make it for the May Day Live Concert billed to take place on May 1, 2015 in Lagos, Nigeria.
theGrio REPORT - On Sunday, Fox News host Anna Kooiman on Sunday chastised the black community for not rioting when police officers were killed in the line of duty - the say way they have over the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore.
theGrio REPORT - A 60-year-old Coney Island man trusted with taking care of his 3-year-old grandson, found himself facing child endangerment charges Saturday, after he took the child to a crackhouse.
theGrio REPORT - A Hudson Valley police officer has been placed on limited duty after fellow officers reported him to supervisors for a racist post on his Faceboook page.
theGrio REPORT - CNN's Rachel Nichols and ESPN's Michelle Beadle claim they were blocked from obtaining press credentials for last night's big fight by Mayweather.
OPINION - As the well-deserved praise heaped upon Baltimore City State Attorney Marilyn Mosby still makes its way along social media channels, it is important that we put this first step of the judicial process in context.
theGrio REPORT - Iconic singer/songwriter Prince has used celebrity to address social issues in the past. Now, with the uprising in Baltimore over the death of Freddie Gray, his purple highness has plans to release a tribute track to Gray and the city.
theGrio REPORT - Friday, the Baltimore Police Union, the same organization which compared peaceful protesters to a “lynch mob," tried to start a GoFundMe for the six officers allegedly responsible for Freddie Gray’s death.
theGRIO REPORT - On Tuesday’s broadcast of The Nightly Show, host Larry Wilmore minced no words when discussing how Fox News has covered police brutality protests in Baltimore.
theGrio REPORT - On Wednesday's broadcast of the The Meredith Vieira Show, Stacey Dash had plenty to say about the lack of equal pay between men and women. Most notably, the Clueless actress stated that she doesn't agree with stars like Rita Wilson who champion for equal pay, because women who complain about the wage gap are justing making excuses.
theGRIO REPORT - Amongst all the social commentary and outrage, one video has caused much debate. An unidentified Baltimore mother saw her son throwing rocks at police and apparently that didn't sit well with her...
theGrio REPORT - Cultural appropriation may go unpunished stateside - but in Russia it's landed three young women behind bars.
theGrio REPORT - Friday on the Dr. Phil show, seven female students from Brigham Young University in Utah, opened up about being catfished by the same 24-year-old woman (who was pretending to be a man).
theGrio REPORT - The Kylie Jenner challenge, which involves young people sucking their lips into jars and shot glasses in order to get a temporary pout, isn't just ill advised - it's also dangerous.
theGrio REPORT - By now most of us have heard of Black Twitter; that invisible yet undeniable force that processes all that is cool (and uncool) through a filter of merciless wit.
theGrio REPORT - Confederate flags and nooses hanging in a Livonia, Michigan neighborhood has members of the community up in arms. However, the man behind the controversy couldn't care less.
theGrio REPORT - Tuesday evening, the east wing of the White House was transformed into concert venue, as President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama held the annual “In Performance at the White House” celebration.
theGrio REPORT - This weekend, officers in Jennings, Missouri shot and killed a man who allegedly charged at them carrying a knife.
theGrio REPORT - Shonda Rhimes made news this week when she declared she was done discussing the idea of racial diversity on TV. Now her fellow Essence magazine cover star Issa Rae is chiming in and says she completely understands how Rhimes feels
theGrio REPORT - This year, Mason High School’s Muslim Student Association, to organize an event called the “Covered Girl Challenge". On April 23rd students of all backgrounds would be invited to wear a headscarf for the day in order to “combat stereotypes students may face when wearing head coverings.”