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The restoration of LeBron James' hairline has been generating a lot of buzz online, and it's not just coming from wisecracking fans on social media. Mainstream news outlets from the Washington Post to TIME Magazine all seem to be fascinated with LeBron's...
theGRIO REPORT - Two books released by James Brown’s kids, Yamma Brown and Daryl Brown; gives us a glaring look into the James’ household. In her new book titled Cold Sweat, Yamma Brown goes into a detailed description about the domestic abuse in their home...
theGRIO REPORT - The dark cloud hanging over the NFL doesn't appear to be going away any time soon. After what many consider to be the worst two weeks in the NFL’s existence, more news has hit the airwaves that might prove that statement true...

theGRIO REPORT - A young black man in Utah was fatally shot 6 times by the police, after allegedly lunging at officers with a 2.5-foot steel blade sword....
theGRIO REPORT - For years, there has been an unspoken but deeply prevalent “don’t ask, don’t” tell policy in the black church. But today, Duke University released data that show those days may be coming to an end.
theGRIO REPORT - Yesterday at WWDC 2014, Apple and Tim Cook announced their "most personal device yet," the Apple Watch...

Any Marvin Gaye fan worth their weight in salt immediately noticed the similarities between last year’s hit “Blurred Lines” and Gaye’s 1977 classic “Got to Give It Up”.At first, the chart topping single appeared to be a sanctioned homage...
That woman could have died. The video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee (now wife), Janay Palmer, in an elevator on February 15 has been released by TMZ. Janay lunged at him, and he punched her with all his...
Despite this country's slow climb towards economic recovery, a National Women's Law Center analysis shows that the unemployment rates have improved for all but one demographic – black women.According to Joan Entmacher, Vice President for Family Economic Security at the...

Last year, Forbes declared that Floyd Mayweather was the highest paid athlete in the world, with earnings of $105 million. Now, it looks like the unbeaten boxer is going to have to use some of those earnings on a...
As the family of Michael Brown prepared for the funeral of the 18-year-old, supporters of the man responsible for his death — Ferguson policeman Darren Wilson — gathered on Saturday at Barney’s Sport Pub in St. Louis to protest and raise money for the officer.The...
(AP) - Beyonce not only stole the show at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday night, she used the moment to erase the cloud around her family with an adorable appearance by daughter Blue Ivy and one by doting husband Jay Z to finish off the night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Prince is releasing a new album on Sept. 30.The pop icon announced Monday that he would release "Art Official Age" on Warner Bros. Records, the label Prince was signed to from 1978 to the mid-1990s...
theGRIO VIDEO - Have you ever wondered what it takes to prepare a dinner for nearly 50 world leaders?
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers extended their solid hiring into July by adding 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000, evidence that businesses are gradually shedding the caution that had marked the 5-year-old recovery...
The heat is on in Brazil, and the temperatures are likely to reach boiling point by the fall. The World Cup has focused global attention not just on the competition but on continuing reports of mismanagement and corruption.As recently...
Berry Gordy is the quintessential American icon: he rose from humble roots in Detroit as a high school dropout, former pugilist, Korean War vet, and budding entrepreneur to become a successful songwriter and producer and the famed founder of...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities on Sunday were investigating how a metal security grate detached and fell from the facade of an Italian ice shop, killing a 3-year-old girl in front of dozens of people who tried to rescue her.The...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After nearly four hours of prizes, performances and the occasional bleeped expletive, the 2014 BET Awards came to a close. When it was all over, Pharrell Williams had two trophies, as did newcomer August Alsina, and Lil Wayne dropped the mike, apparently breaking it.
NEWARK, New Jersey (AP) — Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan has been moved from a hospital to a rehabilitation facility as he recovers from a serious auto accident, his spokesman said Friday.The former star of "30 Rock" is showing signs of...