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Effective immediately, Pearlena Igbokwe has been appointed NBC's executive vice president of drama programming on Tuesday...
Baseball Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson has reportedly been banned indefinitely from the New York Yankees clubhouse and events due to a critical comment he made in a Sports Illustrated interview about Alex 'A-Rod' Rodriguez...
Rap artist and producer Missy Elliott has filed a lawsuit against a Chicago luxury car dealership for confining a Lamborghini she purchased...

Vanessa Simmons is getting ready to launch her own line of swimwear, Rose by Vanessa Jean. With the Pastry Shoes franchise by she and her sister Angela on firm footing, Vanessa is stepping out to develop this independent project.
theGRIO REPORT - In an effort to provide better opportunities for inner city youth in Harlem, Rucker-Thomas' late husband, Holcombe Rucker, established a basketball youth league and summer tournament in 1947...
theGRIO REPORT - A video was released over the weekend of The Game attacking fellow rapper 40 Glocc...

Lobbyists from major soda companies have been stopping New Yorkers on the street to sign "say no to #sodaban" petitions...
A mother was arrested and booked second-degree murder charge after fatally stabbing her daughter's boyfriend Saturday night during a physical altercation...
NEW YORK - Police are searching for the career criminal who allegedly abducted his ex-girlfriend's 5-year-old son in Westchester County....

The Prince George County's chapter of the NAACP is aiming to stop County Executive Rushern L. Baker III (D) from signing a county-wide gun offender registry program...
The former wife of Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade was ordered by a Cook County judge to temporarily shift visits with her children from Chicago to Florida...
The Cherokee County Sheriff believes the photographs that recently surfaced of him wearing an Ku Klux Klan costume at an 1980s Halloween party was politically provoked...
A Houston pastor and wife were jailed for allegedly swindling their congregation out of approximately $430,000 for gambling trips to Louisiana...
A petition is circulating to have the reality TV show 'Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta' removed off the air...
SLIDESHOW - Pictures from the celebration included a very ecstatic Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade, Mario Chalmers and a very supportive Gabrielle Union...
theGRIO REPORT - All rumors aside, Keshia Knight Pulliam will not be joining the cast of 'Real Housewives of Atlanta'...
AUTHOR'S NOTEBOOK - Hidden under clouds as I entered the National Park, Mount Kilimanjaro was a mystery to me...
theGRIO REPORT - Former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson is putting down the gloves and hitting an all new market...
theGRIO REPORT - Adidas has released a new shoe design set to hit stoess in August. Their design is causing a chain of racial reactions...
CHICAGO - Mayor Rahm Emanuel is playing his pot card...