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While there were tons of events to attend during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, the MACRO Lounge was the hottest ticket in town for celebs, industry insiders, and festival-goers looking to mix and mingle with Black...
 Netflix has acquired Knock Down the House, the documentary that chronicles Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her run for Congress. The film that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and also follows Cori Bush, Amy Vilela, and Paula Jean Swearengin took...
 Black women in Hollywood have been making some serious headway when it comes to taking control of their careers and creating content that represents themselves on the big and small screens lately and Marsai Martin is carving out her...

Gabrielle Union seemed glad to present her new series LA's Finest at the TCAs on Thursday but couldn't confirm whether or not her Bad Boys 2 costars, Will Smith and Martin Lawrence will be making a cameo.While Union has...
The 10th annual AAFCA Awards went down in Los Angeles Wednesday night and the elaborate event drew tons of beautiful, Black stars who were happy to celebrate all the #BlackExcellence in entertainment this year. Everyone from Ryan Coogler to...
It's GRAMMY week in Los Angeles and that means Tinseltown is flooded with the music industry's biggest stars. While there are tons of events, concerts, and parties to get to, the hottest ticket in town is always Clive Davis'...

Fans of FX's hit show Atlanta may be in for a long wait.On Monday, the network's CEO FX John Landgraf confirmed the highly-aniticpated third season of the show has been delayed during its TCA presentation.“The writers are back working, thank...
TheGrio spoke to actress Victoria Rowell, who starred alongside Kristoff St. John as the beloved Black power couple, Neil and Drucilla Winters on the "Young and the Restless," about his untimely passing.
It's not often a newcomer gets nominated for a Grammy award on their first go-round, particularly in the legend-filled R&B categories, but that's exactly what MAJOR. managed to do, nabbing a nod for Best Traditional R&B Performance for his...

The Sundance Film Festival is full of fascinating stories and thought-provoking projects, but It’s Not About Jimmy Keene stood out as something truly special. Aside from the fact that the project is poignant, passionate, and truly stirring, the story...
With another successful Sundance Film Festival under their belts, The Blackhouse Foundation continues to pave the way for content creators of color. Co-founder, Brickson Diamond sat down with TheGrio to discuss what's next and fill us in on a...
Taraji P. Henson is back on the big screen in What Men Want. The Will Packer-produced reboot of the 2000 blockbuster, What Women Want follows a woman who is turning the tables and going inside the male mind and...
It looks like fans of the Fast & Furious franchise are in for a treat this summer when Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham will reprise their roles as Luke Hobbs and Deckard Shaw in Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs &...
SHOWTIME's critically- acclaimed series, The Chi, is coming back for a second season and we finally have a first look of what's to come.The series that was created by Emmy-winner Lena Waithe and is produced by Common left us...
It’s almost time for BET’s highly anticipated series, Boomerang to hit the small screen and TheGrio caught up with Executive Producer and Showrunner, Ben Cory Jones at the Sundance Film Festival to find out how he transformed and updated...
 Authorities have released a photo showing two men they want to bring in for questioning as they investigate the violent, racist, homophobic attack on Empire star, Jussie Smollett. The Chicago Police Department released two screenshots taken from surveillance footage and...
Storm Reid’s character dies in the first 10 minutes of the movie. You read that right, and the way it happens is totally shocking. Incredibly, this is not a spoiler. Relive is packed with so many edge-of-your-seat twists and...
It looks like police are finally making progress in tracking down the people responsible for the racist, homophobic attack against Jussie Smollett. According to TMZ, investigators have captured multiple persons of interest on surveillance video and plan to release photos...
2 Dope Queens stars, Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams sat down with Angela Rye to dish details about the upcoming season of their hit HBO show during an intimate brunch event at the Sundance Film Festival on Sunday.The ladies...
The second day of the Sundance Film Festival served up a major treat, compliments of Oscar-winning writer, Tarell Alvin McCraney and his upcoming OWN series, David Makes Man. The show's executive producer, Michael B. Jordan sat down with the...