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Phoebe Robinson, the multi-hyphenate entertainer best known for the podcast and HBO show Two Dope Queens, sat down with theGrio for a hilarious interview.
Maya Pope Chappell is the host and producer of an online series called How I Got Here on LinkedIn where she interviews successful people.
Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) re-introduced her Maternal CARE Act this week to demolish racial bias in healthcare for Black mothers.

Kevin  Hunter, the estranged husband of talk show host Wendy Williams, reportedly got into a fist fight with his son Kevin Jr. early Wednesday morning. 
Westboro Baptist Church, a hate group, has announced plans to protest at Spelman College, Morehouse College, and Clark Atlanta University.
Laila Ali, the retired, undefeated, four-time world champ is taking on the challenge of spring cleaning and she's coming prepared with Home Made Simple.

Hill Harper partnered with Experian to launch a program called Experian Boost that is helping his fellow Americans up their credit scores.
  The BeatDC co-founder Tiffany Cross reports from Capitol Hill on new measures to stop teachers from being armed in the classroom, give juveniles convicted of a crime a fresh start and why we all need to be focused on...
Music legends Salt-N-Pepa and SWV have teamed up for a new reality show on BET that chronicles their journey on tour together.

Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) just introduced a resolution designating April 11-17 as Black Maternal Health Week.
Susan Taylor Batten, the president and CEO of the Association of Black Foundation Executives (ABFE), is excited about philanthropy and the Black community.
In a new interview with theGrio, Shaquille O'Neal (Shaq) reveals how he has managed to keep his bank account flush post-NBA retirement.
For her third novel, The Hundred Wells of Salaga, Ayesha Harruna Attah explores pre-colonial Ghana through the eyes of two Black women.
When I Get Home is a bold, smart, sonically interesting album that will secure a solid position in Solange’s ever evolving list of artistic achievements.
Actor and music artist Jussie Smollett has been indicted by a grand jury for filing a false police report in connection with his alleged assault in Chicago last month.
Jay-Z and Meek Mill have teamed up to announce the launch of the Reform Alliance, an organization devoted to criminal justice reform.
After spending almost half of her life in prison, Cyntoia Brown has been granted clemency by lame duck Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam. What does it mean?
Sustainability and wellness entrepreneur Yoli Ouiya shares five easy tips on how to incorporate food into your sel-care journey.
Michelle Obama sold out the last stop on this leg of her book toor at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn and theGrio was there to soak up her wisdom.
ing, the latest young adult fiction collaboration from Kwame Alexander and Mary Rand Hess, is a rich novel told completely in verse.