About Chauncey Alcorn

Chauncey Alcorn is a freelance writer for theGrio who lives in the Atlanta metro area. He previously wrote for CNN, the Daily Mail, Mic, Fortune, and the New York Daily News among other major publications.

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Beverly Logan thegrio.com
March 2, 2022
Authorities in Belleville, Illinois, say they’re struggling to gather new information on Beverly Logan, who has been missing since January.
Estee Lauder 2018 Breast Cancer Campaign
February 28, 2022
The cosmetics maker said its former executive John Demsey’s IG posts ‘do not reflect the values of The Estée Lauder Companies.’
February 26, 2022
Psychiatrist Jeffrey Lieberman referred to fashion model Nyakim Gatwech as a “freak of nature” due to her dark skin in a since-deleted tweet.
Byron Allen thegrio.com
Media mogul Byron Allen sat with CBS “Sunday Morning” to discuss being a role model for Black entrepreneurs in an interview airing Sunday.
Black California couple discrimination home appraisal
February 20, 2022
The Department of Justice filed a statement of interest refuting legal arguments made by the appraisal company named in the lawsuit.
Kodak Black thegrio.com
February 15, 2022
Black was spotted using a walker to leave a California hospital on Monday less than three days after reportedly getting shot in the leg.
Ron DeSantis thegrio.com
February 15, 2022
DeSantis’s redistricting map would likely give the GOP two additional seats in the statehouse and reduce the number of Democratic seats.
February 14, 2022
A chance encounter between a pair of former HBCU college roommates set the stage for a lifesaving organ donation.
Theodore Gilmore Bilbo thegrio.com
February 14, 2022
Mississippi State House Clerk Andrew Ketchings told reporters the Bilbo statue’s presence had been bothered him for years.
February 13, 2022
Kid Cudi fired back at Ye after the rapper formerly known as Kanye West revealed why he won’t be featured on his forthcoming album.
February 13, 2022
Hemingway Police officer Cassandra Dollard was charged with voluntary manslaughter on Wednesday in Robert Langley’s death.
“I am so GRATEFUL to GOD for ALL of the many BLESSINGS he has bestowed upon my soul,” rapper Da Brat said on Instagram.
Autherine Lucy Foster no longer has to share campus building-name honors with former KKK leader David Bibb Graves.
February 12, 2022
The involved officer, who has reportedly been receiving death threats, has been placed on leave while an internal investigation takes place.
The Currys pit famous couples against one another in an “uncensored and uproarious” romantic challenge in the new HBO Max game show.
2016 MTV Video Music Awards - Red Carpet
February 9, 2022
On Wednesday, the determined Kanye West, now known as Ye, called on a higher power to step in and save his marriage to Kim Kardashian.
Trevor Noah thegrio.com
February 9, 2022
Trevor Noah called out Joe Rogan for his repeated use of the N-word and said the polarizing podcaster used racism for entertainment.
February 9, 2022
A black Fedex driver in Mississippi was targeted by two white men in an encounter with eerie similarity to the Ahmaud Arbery case.
De’Von Bailey thegrio.com
February 9, 2022
The family of De’Von Bailey who was fatally shot in the back while running from police in Colorado Springs, Colo. has reached a settlement.
Madam CJ Walker thegrio.com
Madam C.J. Walker’s descendants are continuing her ancestor’s legacy with the launch of a new beauty and haircare line.