Demetria Irwin

Fall has arrived (along with school for the kiddies) and it's only right that we hit you with a list of books to get you going this fine Autumn.
Diahann Carroll, the gorgeous legend of film, tv, and stage passed away at the age of 84, but she leaves us with a treasure trove of her work to cherish.
Cookie, Lucious, Andre, (not Jamal), Hakeem, and the whole Lyon crew are coming back for one last and sure to be dramatic season of Empire.

When Rihanna decided to have a show during New York Fashion Week for her Savage X Fenty lingerie line, you already knew it was going to be a problem.
Black family owned business Blended Designs brings fashion and empowerment together in a line of must-have school accessories.
TheGrio caught up with Power stars Joseph Sikora and Lela Loren about their characters and the final season of the popular Starz series.

Naturi Naughton talks about Tasha on Power, where her story goes from here, and why she thinks Tasha could be the female Ghost.
TheGrio caught up with actress Bianca Lawson from Queen Sugar about the emotonal health and love life of her character Darla.
50 Cent and La La Anthony sat down with theGrio to talk about what fans can expect from Power in the final season and how they feel about their characters.

The premiere episode of David Makes Man on OWN is buoyed by the lyrical writing delivered with emotional grace by the stellar cast. 
From the brilliant mind of Tarell Alvin McCraney, the Oscar-winning co-writer of Moonlight, comes a new OWN series called David Makes Man.The drama stars 16-year-old Akili McDowell in the title role as a teen growing up in a...
Harvard faculty member Ronald Ferguson and acclaimed journalist Tatsha Robertson have a new book that unlocks the secrets of good parenting.
Earlier this month, Queen Sugar creator Ava DuVernay explained why Nova seems determined to expose every single secret in the Bordelon family this season. 
On the latest podcast episode of Jemele Hill is Unbothered, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) pulled no punches about her passions and her politics.
Lil Kim recently shared the sentimental meaning behind the name of her upcoming album and how Biggie and her daughter play a part in it.
Sen. Kamala Harris announced a bold new plan to close down the nation's backlog of rape kits by the end of her first term in office if elected.
The #BlackGirlMagic drip at Essence Fest is an amazing thing to behold whether it's on stage, behind the camera, or in the boardroom.
Essence Fest 2019 is a wrap and your favorite celebrities showed up and showed out. Find out what Michelle Obama, Lil Kim and more wore in the Big Easy.
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Essence Festival and to commemorate this amazing feat in Black culture, Essence is making sure this is the biggest and best festival yet.One way that they are pulling out all...
In his provocative new memoir, Transformed, actor/author/model Remi Adeleke tells a seemingly impossible (but true) life story.