About Jasmine Hardy

Jasmine Hardy is an HBCU alumna from the boogie down Bronx. She graduated from Virginia State University in 2013, with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications. She is the senior video producer for theGrio.com. Although she oversees all videos for theGrio, she occasionally contributes written pieces for the site. Jasmine enjoys creating content focused on human interest stories, pieces that inspire, and entertainment. She loves to profile people that are making a positive impact in their community, whether it be through non-profit organizations or through the arts. She believes that anyone can make a positive impact in their own way and she takes pride in using her position at the theGrio to share these stories.

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August 1, 2023
Necole Kane is the founder of My Happy Flo, a plant-based vitamin supplement curated specifically with Black women in mind.
Bronx native Lyana Blount draws on her African American and Puerto Rican roots to create comfort food through Black Rican Vegan.
July 18, 2023
Tamika Haywood opens up about Fibroids journey: “I was immediately told a hysterectomy is necessary in this situation.”
July 13, 2023
Marsha-Ann Boyea opens up about her journey to becoming the owner of Cynergy, Spa in Brooklyn, New York, and her passion for wellness.
June 29, 2023
Content creator Casey Joe opens up about living with endometriosis and her years-long journey to receiving a proper diagnosis.
June 29, 2023
Ashlee Muhammad is on a mission to make people feel good on the outside and within with the brand she founded: BeEyeConic.
June 22, 2023
In this episode of BlackMade, Chris Montana, opens up about the journey of Du Nord Social Spirits, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
June 19, 2023
Dr. Tartania Brown on the importance of believing sickle cell patients and the symptoms they experience with the disease.
June 1, 2023
In this episode of UNHEARD, HIV advocate Dimitri J. Moïse (they/he) opens up about his HIV diagnosis in 2018 and living with the virus.
June 1, 2023
Derrick Faulcon is the founder of Cloudy Donut Co. and Faulcon Food Services. He opens up about his journey as an entrepreneur.
June 1, 2023
On the new theGrio series, “Unheard,” Mualimm-ak, executive director of Incarcerated Nation Network, talks about his time confined.
June 1, 2023
Episode 3 of theGrio’s series features patients’ take on living with the disease, which has a big impact on the Black community.
May 26, 2023
Amaka Gratia, Andrea Dalzell, D’Shonda Brown, Dr. La Shawn Paul and Yasmine Jameelah come together to chat about mental health.
April 28, 2023
Board-certified family physician and owner of MS Family Medicine, Dr. Michele Reed, offers nutritional tips for a healthier lifestyle.
April 14, 2023
Keep your pets active and healthy with these tips from Dr. Pamella Dendtler, founder, owner and president of the Clinton Hill Animal Clinic.
April 5, 2023
Rashan Brown is a spoken word poet and founder and CEO of “poetry me, please,” a live spoken word poetry showcase and content studio.
March 29, 2023
Dr. Sandra Scott, executive director of the Brookdale Hospital Campus of One Brooklyn Health, is breaking barriers.
AI ethicist Mutale Nkonde is founder and CEO of AI for the People, a communications firm focused on reducing algorithmic bias.
February 16, 2023
Nike Inc. is investing in organizations in the Black community that are focused on economic empowerment, education and social justice.
February 14, 2023
Co-founder of Not Another Dating App, Earl Knight, on creating a dating app that will bring efficiency and less swiping.