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TSU has one of the nation’s leading hemp research program, in which students and staff take advantage of what hemp has to offer to the fullest extent.
February 8, 2020
In celebration of Black History month, General Motors’ African American network hosted its 14th annual awards dinner in downtown Detroit honoring men and women who are making a difference in the lives of Detroiters and African Americans across the nation.
Rosa Parks
December 2, 2019
A brand new bronze statue of civil rights activist Rosa Parks was dedicated in Montgomery Alabama. Steven Reed, Montgomery’s first African American mayor was on hand to witness the unveiling with Alabama Governor, Kay Ivey.
Robert Johnson
November 30, 2019
Media mogul and Co-Founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET), Robert Johnson gave an exclusive interview to CNBC this week and didn’t hold his words in discussing the presidential election and his predictions of the outcome.
September 13, 2019
More and more, members of the public eye are being held accountable for social media posts from over a decade ago. Case in point, Tami Sawyer, African American candidate to be the first female mayor of Memphis, Tennessee, came under scrutiny after a tweet re-surfaces of her being insensitive to a grieving pet owner. 
September 13, 2019
All Tabetha Tyndale wanted was a private place to pump breast milk for her 10-month old son at her job as a nurse at the Extended Managed Long term care, a Staten Island home health care company. Instead Tyndale, 30, was let go just because of the simple request. On Sept 5, Tyndale reached an agreement with her previous employee for an estimated $255,000 pay out and the victory is heard by breast feeding mothers all over America.
Wendy Williams theGrio.com
Wendy Williams spoke at the Black Enterprise FWD Conference to set the record straight on her divorce, her need for self care, and going solo in business.
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
A shooting on a North Carolina university campus left two people dead and four wounded Tuesday, prompting a lockdown and chaotic scene in the state’s largest city.
Travis Scott is facing a lawsuit from DJ Paul of the Academy-award winning Memphis rap group Three 6 Mafia over the Astroworld song “No Bystanders,” which contains a piece that is similar to “Tear Da Club Up ’97,” a single released in 1997 on Relativity. 
Today, Waymo, the self-driving vehicle technology startup announced that it will be setting up shop in a Detroit suburb and bring over 400 tech and factory jobs to the community.
(Atlanta police thegrio.com
The Atlanta Police Department incident report detailing the fatal shooting of community activist, Oscar Cain, gives very little details on his murder because the police officer’s body camera had been shut off.
Offset thegrio.com
Offset, one-third of the Migos is facing new felony charges, which stem from a Georgia arrest in 2018.
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
A Southlake Texas couple was sentenced to a 14-year prison term for enslaving a young Guinean woman for over a decade.
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
Seattle Seahawks star quarterback Russell Wilson is spreading the wealth after signing the NFL’s biggest contract by gifting each member of the team’s offensive line with $12,000 in Amazon Stock.
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
22-year-old Chanel Lewis was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for sexually abusing and murder by strangulation of Karina Vetrano.
GM thegrio.com
On Friday, General Motors (GM) announced plans to build a new electric car, which would bring 400 jobs to North Detroit. GM CEO, Mary Barra, made the announcement to build the new car at the Orion Assembly Plant during a meeting with officials from the United Automobile Worker (UAW) labor union and the state of Michigan, which included Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin.
March 22, 2019
“The Last Black Man in San Francisco,” tells the story of a black man played by new actor Jimmie Fails trying to maintain ownership of his family home against the backdrop of the ever controversial and ever-increasing gentrification problem in San Francisco.
March 22, 2019
The founder of #MeToo, Tarana Burke, has decided to continue her activism around sexual assault to several historically black colleges and universities around the country.
ACLU and the Center for Media Justice (CMJ) announced that they have filed suit against the FBI for their attempts to possibly dismantle and harm black activists and the growing #BlackLivesMatter movement.
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
March 22, 2019
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is hoping to challenge his body and his mind by abstaining from sex this month believing it will improve his game as he returns after an injury.