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There’s a new drama heading to Netflix that’s sure to captivate the community. The new series 7 Seconds stars Claire-Hope Ashley (Shots Fired), Regina King (American Crime), and Russel Hornsby (Fences) tackles hot button issues of judicial injustice, police brutality...
A few of our favorite actresses are about to expand their #BlackGirlMagic by nabbing new roles. Survivor’s Remorse star, Teyonah Parris, is set to star in an upcoming CBS pilot, Murder. According to reports, the drama will explore crime through the...
The Four: Battle for Stardom has been renewed for a second season. The music competition series hosted by Fergie aired its first finale on Thursday night with Evvie McKinney winning a future in the music industry with the panel guiding their...
Jordan Peele, Ava DuVernay, and Spike Lee take top honors at AAFCA Awards at the Taglyan Theater in Los Angeles on Wednesday night.
Laz Alonso has never been one to hold his tongue and he had plenty to say while walking the red carpet at the ninth annual AAFCA Awards in Los Angeles on Wednesday evening.
Evan Narcisse is a bonafide aficionado when it comes to comics. Evan Narcisse has spent years writing about different comic book series and has been immersed in the comic book culture since he was a kid. Now, he has been charged with crafting the backstory of his favorite super hero in Marvel’s new limited series, Rise of The Black Panther.
SWV’s Coko Clemons and her husband, Mike Clemons, are ending their 15-year marriage. The 47-year-old R&B singer announced the split on her website, HotCocoa.com. READ MORE:K. Michelle drags Coko from SWV on Twitter: BET 'didn't ask you or your chopped teeth...
Justin Timberlake has been rubbing a lot Black folks the wrong way lately and it seems his latest victim is India.Arie.  The "I Am Not My Hair" singer has taken issue with a skit JT starred in on The Tonight...
Rotten Tomatoes' score for Black Panther is in and it's 100 percent. The film doesn't premiere until Feb. 16, but the first batch of reviews are in and so far, it seems critics are more than impressed by the highly...
The African American Film Critics Association is gearing up for its ninth annual AAFCA Awards ceremony this week, celebrating the best of the year in film, television and new media. On Wednesday, the world’s largest group of professional Black film...
The Chi is not a show that should be missed. Still, Sunday night is a tough spot to hold onto with huge events like The Image Awards, the Grammys, and the Super Bowl infringing on the slot for the past...
Kanye West and Solange may have similar taste in music and it seems that fact may have landed them in hot water. According to reports, Leroy Mitchell, aka Prince Phillip Mitchell, 73, is suing both stars for stealing his song,...
Black films took over Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah last month and one of the most buzzed about offerings was A Boy, A Girl, A Dream: Love on Election Night. TheGrio caught up with the film’s director...
Todrick Hall has been making big moves on his own terms for years and the seasoned performer's huge following has made him a perfect pick for M&Ms’ Super Bowl ad. The singer, dancer and all-around entertainer makes a cameo in...
Don Lemon has lost his older sister. According to reports, L’Tanya “Leisa” Lemon Grimes died on Wednesday after an accidental drowning in a pond she fell into in Louisiana. She was 58 years old. “The Lemon/Grimes family would like to thank...
The actress best-known for her breakout role in last summer's blockbuster hit, Girl's Trip recently revealed what really went down the night she snapped a selfie with Beyoncé.
PJ Morton just released the music video to his Grammy-nominated song, “First Began” and it’s a must-see ode to love. In the visuals for the track PJ and his wife Kourtni star alongside famous couples including Erica Campbell and her husband Warryn Campbell, Sterling...
The 60th Annual Grammy Awards went down at NYC's Madison Square Garden on Sunday night and the star-studded event brought tears, cheers, and several politically charged moments from some of music's biggest names. Even though a few of our faves...
The rapper revealed he's biracial and delivers an inspiring speech supporting immigrants, women, and marginalized countries.
This year’s Grammy Awards was full of highs and lows and a couple artists racked up while others were arguably snubbed. Almost as important as who won is who didn’t win. Namely, Jay-Z. The mogul was nominated for eight awards...