Demetria Irwin

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Get your 2018 started off on the right track by following these accounts...
Where do we begin? There have been so many things POTUS has said or done this year that has us at a complete loss...
Maybe you're sick of spending money or just want to do something different to ring in the new year...

Sometimes when the news is too laden with stark political affairs, violence, racism, sexism, and all the other Isms, you just need a break...
Every year Kwanzaa comes around, you swear you’re going to learn a thing or two about it...
In less than a year, the 2018 midterm elections will be upon us.

You couldn't escape Cardi B in 2017. She dominated the year...
Some of these people are new to the national spotlight while some are old hands at it...
When I see a Black writer, editor, or publisher creating quality work, I make sure to put my coins there. In that vein, here are 7 books by Black authors that came out in 2017 that everyone should read. Long...

Get into these organizations battling slavery and ways you can help
One year after Trump’s electoral college win and resounding popular vote defeat (never forget), there are still daily headlines about Twitter shenanigans that border on declarations of war, budget cuts that gut vital services for millions of Americans and...
OPINION - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is wrong to call for a moratorium on protests. De Blasio made the plea during a speech at the Police Athletic League in the wake of NYPD officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos being ambushed and shot to death in Brooklyn...
theGRIO REPORT - #YouOkSis launched online on July 10th with the intention to bring in a number of voices to the topic in terms of experiences with street harassment and possible solutions.
theGRIO REPORT - Savage. Animal b*tch. C**trag. Those are just a few of the names Anthony Cumia used on Twitter to describe a black woman he claims punched him multiple times in Times Square...
theGRIO REPORT - The Central Park 5 settlement could potentially influence similar pending and future cases as well as practices and policies of city agencies...
OPINION - She’s Gotta Have It has the potential to bring a black woman character to life that we have never seen on a cable series.
OPINION - If you encounter a 'disruptive cheerer' who is making it hard for other people to hear, don’t call the cops -- just do what has been done for ages...