About Christina M. Greer

Christina Greer, Ph.D., is an associate professor at Fordham University, author of “Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration and the Pursuit of the American Dream” and co-host of the podcast "FAQ-NYC" and host of the “Blackest Questions” podcast at TheGrio. She is a 2023-24 Moynihan Public Scholars Fellow at CCNY.

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November 3, 2023
The American Ornithological Society has decided it will begin the process of changing the names of several birds whose monikers memorialize white men.
October 4, 2023
With so much at stake in the 2024 election, the two media companies came together to help voters navigate an increasingly polarizing political landscape.
Jacksonville shooting, racist violence, theGrio.com,
August 31, 2023
We can’t allow the mass murder of Black people to become the new normal where we’re afraid of being randomly gunned down by a racist.
Christian Cooper, theGrio.com
June 16, 2023
Birder Christian Cooper joined theGrio’s Christina Greer outdoors to talk about avian environments and his National Geographic special.
By a vote of 6-3, the Supreme Court has decided to diminish a woman’s right to have autonomy over her body and reproductive choices.
There are so many reasons to pay attention to local and state-level races in your state, even if you live in a state that seemingly represents your interests
May 9, 2022
I hope you are still basking in the glow of the confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.
April 7, 2022
Ketanji Brown Jackson has received the votes to become the next Supreme Court justice and will now have a job for life.
March 2, 2022
In a moment when tensions are high due to COVID, war in Ukraine and unemployment, Biden needed to address the nation as a unifier and leader.
February 28, 2022
As the midterm elections approach and President Joe Biden’s approval ratings continue to slip, I have a few words of advice.
January 21, 2022
The Senate’s inability to move forward on voting rights legislation is a setback for American democracy, not just the Democratic Party.
Eric Adams theGrio
January 10, 2022
The appointment of Bernard Adams raises larger questions for New Yorkers about what’s ahead under an Adams administration.
January 5, 2022
He is the second African-American mayor of the largest city in the U.S. and, in just a few short days, has already proven to be a wild card.
The Hollywood Reporter's 7th Annual Nominees Night - Arrivals
September 17, 2021
Blanchard discusses the complexities of presenting “Fire Shut Up In My Bones” in a genre of music where Blacks have often been excluded.
July 8, 2021
James Cadogan is helping lead the charge in a league where 75% of the players are Black and represent 29 major cities across the country.
Black father and his daughter hold piggybank
The Economic Security Project gives cash to mothers to show the existing evidence on the benefits of cash on women and their wellbeing.
COVID Black is a health data organization that uses data to tell stories about the Black lived experience to advocate for health equity.
January 15, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: theGrio joins call with Biden’s picks COVID-19 Equity Task Force Chair Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith and CEA Chair Cecilia Rouse.
John Thompson Jesse Washington Georgetown thegrio.com
January 8, 2021
Journalist Jesse Washington talks about working with legendary coach John Thompson on his autobiography ‘I Came As a Shadow.’
Amber Crowder thegrio.com
December 22, 2020
theGrio spoke with Amber Crowder, founder of the Been Down Project, about being a an advocate for women in the industrial prison complex.