About Brenda Alexander

Brenda Alexander is a graduate of Temple University. She’s primarily covered entertainment and lifestyle news since 2017 and has contributed to Curly Nikki, xoNecole, Mayvenn's Real Beautiful, Essence Magazine, Shadow and Act, and Showbiz Cheat Sheet.

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Chrystul Kizer thegrio.com
November 24, 2021
Chrystul Kizer’s defense team is arguing that she killed her abuser as a result of the trauma she experienced from him.
Sykea Patton thegrio.com
November 24, 2021
Sykea Patton’s ex-boyfriend, Donavan Crawford, is accused of fatally shooting in front of her twin sons in Philadelphia.
Triller thegrio.com
November 23, 2021
Triller has created a funding program to pay Black creators monthly and give them equity for posting weekly to their app.
November 22, 2021
Castleberry High School in Forth Worth, Texas has launched an investigation after a white student verbally and physically attacked a Black substitute teacher
November 22, 2021
Odell Beckham, Jr. and his girlfriend, influencer Lauren ‘Lolo’ Wood announced via Instagram that they’re expecting.
November 18, 2021
The federal government is investigating a Texas school district for repeated civil rights violations after a viral video.
black women thegrio.com
November 17, 2021
Billie Jean King says she was inspired to conduct the study after realizing the inequalities in the workplace for women of color.
KeKe Palmer thegrio.com
November 17, 2021
Keke Palmer was diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome, a condition that affects her hormones, but she refuses to be embarrassed about it.
Black Lives Matter Movement Inspires Demonstrations In UK
November 16, 2021
A poll says that support for Black Lives Matter is declining after the conviction of Derek Chauvin for George Floyd’s murder.
November 16, 2021
Kwanmaine Travion Boyd, who is still on the loose after the Oct. 6 death of Cavanna Smith, reportedly shot her in the face on the street.
November 15, 2021
Entrepreneur Chris-Tia Donaldson was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015 and used her platform to advocate for women.
November 11, 2021
Frugal Bookstore is the only Black-owned and operated bookstore in the city of Boston and its owner’s mission is literacy for all.
Prince Harry Meghan Markle thegrio.com
November 10, 2021
Prince Harry spoke of finding the term “Megxit” to be misogynistic during Wired magazine’s RE:WIRED virtual summit.
sad upset young adult thegrio.com
November 9, 2021
A UCLA study finds that young adults who face various forms of discrimination will likely experience mental and behavioral health issues.
President Biden Milwaukee Bucks thegrio.com
November 9, 2021
President Joe Biden praised The Milwaukee Bucks for protesting Jacob Blake’s shooting last year during their visit to the White House.
soldier thegrio.com
November 8, 2021
Black veterans of the Civil War have a new memorial in their honor in Virginia and it was made possible with the help of descendants.
November 8, 2021
Jay’s killing went unsolved for nearly 20 years. Prosecutors say Jay’s murder was a result of a drug deal gone wrong.
November 4, 2021
Delivery man Ricardo Land, who exposed a rat infestation at a Popeyes in Washington D.C., has been suspended without pay.
"Gemini Man" Global Press Conference  /// Will Smith collaborates with YouTube in support of "Gemini Man"
November 3, 2021
Will Smith reveals in his new memoir that he fell in love while filming ‘Six Degrees of Separation.’ Smith was married at the time.
Jason Serrano thegrio.com
November 2, 2021
Bodycam footage appeared to show an NYPD police officer planting drugs in the car Jason Serrano. was riding in.