Demetria Irwin

Martina Big, a white woman from Germany, has been a social media lightening rod for quite some time as she has documented her "transition" into becoming a Black woman, but her latest claim to be a "true African" is a stretch even for her.
Here's a gallery of some famous and non-famous Black expectant moms.
Local news stations are reporting that the LAPD shot and killed a man yesterday evening at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, a mall located in LA's Baldwin Hills neighborhood.

Killer Mike has not had it easy on social media as of late. The Run the Jewels rapper caught heat last month for doing a pro-gun ownership interview on NRA TV. Now Killer Mike has found himself in Black Twitter's crosshairs for trying to call journalist Joy Ann Reid a hypocrite, but he came up short on the facts.
Here are seven fascinating facts about the late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.
In the wake of Sacramento police officers shooting Stephon Clark to death in the backyard of his family home, many questions have remained unanswered. One of the people tasked with investigating the matter is Daniel Hahn, Sacramento's Chief of Police.

A few weeks ago, Juelz Santana reportedly fled Newark International Airport after he was caught trying to smuggle a gun through airport security and onto his flight. Santana, whose real name is LaRon Louis James, became the center of a hilarious meme after he ditched the airport and went on a two-day run. 
Conseratives in Canada are calling Black woman politician Celina Caesar-Chavannes (a liberal MP of Whitby, Ontario) racist because of her strong stances against racism.
There's a lot to love about Killer Mike. He's a dope rapper, doting husband and father, small business owner, social and political activist, and he has consistently spit out smart, high-quality music.A few years ago, I even went so...

Read why this writer was nonplussed when she first saw Lena Waithe's Vanity Fair cover and what changed her mind about it.
Chef Lawrence Page and crew are back for another season of Hustle and Soul.Last season, viewers watched Lawrence—chef and owner of Brooklyn soul food restaurant Pink Tea Cup—get entangled in workplace/bedroom drama. The flirtatious, cooking lothario employed both the...
Imagine you are minding all of your own business on a flight, gnawing at the overpriced food splayed before you, when you notice in your peripheral vision, your seatmate's stockinged feet laying atop the food tray--mere inches from the items you are shoveling into your mouth.
Rapper Craig Mack, best known for his hit 1994 single "Flava in Ya Ear," has died of heart failure at 46 years old, according to the New York Daily News. Reportedly, he passed away on Monday at a hospital near his Walterboro, SC home.
During a recent appearance on Good Morning Britain (the Brit version of Good Morning America), Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors found her eyes rolled completely up in her head when she was asked about that pesky "All Lives...
As we dive into this special day of actively loving up on women, let us put particular attention towards Black women around the globe.  Instead of just liking a tweet and moving on, here are five practical ways to celebrate Black women in a meaningful way for  International Women's Day and really, any day.
Candace Owens, the director of urban engagement for conservative student organization Turning Point USA, recently told Fox and Friends hosts that the National Rifle Association (NRA) was founded as a civil rights organization that trained Black people to arm themselves.
Jordan Peele's big win for Get Out is making headlines and of course the cast of Black Panther slayed the red carpet on Hollywood's big night over the weekend, but we need a do-over for the Academy Awards and give all the trophies to this adorable thespian.
Only a couple Black folks walked home with a statue from this year's Academy Awards ceremony (Congrats Jordan and Kobe!), but as our people are wont to do, we still showed up and showed out.
Walter Mosley introduced Detective Easy Rawlins to the world almost 30 years ago, and now Mosley is debuting his latest smooth-talking private dick, Joe King Oliver in his new book Down the River Unto the Sea.
TheGrio interviewed Yusef Salaam to find out more about the Central Park Five’s relationship to the 45th president and why he considers Trump a hypocrite.