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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...
OPINION - When Google released its own dismal diversity numbers last month, they showed what we already knew—that their workforce is overwhelmingly white and male...
OPINION - The Valerie Fund, a non-profit organization based in New Jersey, provides comprehensive health care services to children with solid and brain tumors, leukemia, sickle cell disease and other blood disorders close to home...
(AP) - Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan was in intensive care Saturday after the limousine bus he was riding in was involved in a multi-vehicle accident on the New Jersey Turnpike, state police said.
(AP) - A southeast Michigan public school teacher who was removed from the classroom while district officials looked into whether a lesson plan on African-American history and racial segregation laws was inappropriate has been reinstated, his lawyer said...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Half the U.S. Senate urged NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Thursday to change the Washington Redskins' name, saying it is a racist slur and the time is ripe to replace it...
The Republican Party is hiring people to reach out to black and Hispanic communities, and setting goals for the number of minority candidates it will recruit. At the same time, Republican judges are moving closer to a long-held conservative goal...
OPINION - The untreatable international agita over Russia’s meddling in Eastern Ukraine is taking on otherworldly overtones here in the United States, where the Putin regime’s hegemonic bullying of its next-door neighbor...
OPINION - I watched about 40 minutes of the Billboard Awards last night, and I only lasted that long because the snark opportunity was too strong...
Beyoncé and Jay Z have the internet all abuzz again. The two released an action-packed, star-studded promo entitled Run ahead of their upcoming On The Run tour. The mock movie trailer is inspired by Bonnie and Clyde and features some of Hollywood's biggest names, including Sean Penn,...
Saturday Night Live opened up Saturday's show spoofing the now infamous video of Solange attacking Jay Z in the elevator of the Standard Hotel in New York City. The skit featured cast members Jay Pharaoh playing Jay Z, Sasheer Zamata as Solange,...
theGRIO REPORT - Video was released Monday of a violent altercation allegedly between rapper Jay Z and his sister-in-law Solange Knowles...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling repeatedly disparaged Magic Johnson's HIV-positive status in an interview that aired Monday, saying he was not a fit role model for children and dismissing his work in business and charity...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The president of the Los Angeles chapter of the NAACP has resigned, following scrutiny of his decision to give Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling an award for promoting civil rights...
OPINION - What’s disgusting about the headlines calling Sharpton a 'snitch' and a 'rat' is that it feeds into the idea that to cooperate with police in bringing down criminals activity is somehow dishonorable...
OPINION - This disparity within the 'war on drugs' and the severity of its punishments are destroying the potential of a large part of the black community and by extension, America itself...
OPINION - Our community's near solidarity in support of the president is probably only exceeded by our collective disdain for injustice; which is why the news of the Obama Administration’s drone policy made me stop and think...