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February is all about L-O-V-E! And theGrio's We Are Black Love series is designed to celebrate couples in our community that may be underrepresented in media.Deja, 30, and Christina, 31, have been together for four years and married for eight months....
 Jada Pinkett Smith, host and creator of the Facebook Watch series, Red Table Talk, is known for tackling a wide range of issues on her show. From body insecurities, to loss, drug addiction, motherhood, marriage, race, the show doesn’t...
We've been dying for BET to premiere its new series American Soul, which chronicles Don Cornelius and his journey to build what would become the iconic series, Soul Train and we got the first look during an intimate event...

Vanessa Simmons and Tee Tee Francis are back on our television screen for the fourth season of WeTV’s Growing Up Hip-Hop. The stars are navigating through their daily lives: Simmons is trying to revive Pastry, a business she created...
Civil rights activist, Dr. Martin Luther King, has moved many with his words. From his 'I have a Dream' speech in 1963 to his final speech, ' I've been to the Mountaintop' in 1968, Dr. King always used his...
Protestors give Sony Music Entertainment the “Record Label of Shame” award for continuing to support R. Kelly amidst several allegations of sexual abuse.

Lifetime’s docuseries Surviving R Kelly addressed many of the rumors, secrets, and allegations against the R&B singer that have been swirling for years. While many have defended the singer, the interviews and firsthand accounts tell a different story.Here are...
Kwanzaa Crawl- founded by Kerry Coddett and Krystal Stark’s- is a one-day event where people of the African diaspora join together to support the Black-owned bars in their neighborhood.
2018 has been a year of tough losses. Today, we remember those who are gone but never forgotten.Reg E. Cathey: Actor (The Wire, House of Cards) August 18, 1958 - February 9, 2018Craig Mack: Rapper and Producer May 10, 1970 -...

New reports prepared for the Senate Intelligence Committee revealed that Russia specifically targeted the black community on social media during the 2016 presidential election between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.According to the report, Russian agents set up fake Facebook...
Another brand bites the dust.In case you missed it, Prada is the latest brand to receive backlash due to their lack of knowledge on Black history. The high-fashion luxury brand thought sambo-like merchandise was the perfect gift for the...
You’ve seen actor, singer, and dancer, Shameik Moore, tap into many different roles on the big screen. From Tyler Perry’s House of Pain to the critically acclaimed film Dope (2015). Now, the Atlanta native is tapping into his inner superhero and...
Actor Shameik Moore and star of the action animated film, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,  stopped by theGrio and spoke with Deputy Editor, Natasha Alford to talk about his new movie, upcoming roles, his love life and much more.While many...
Comedian Kevin Hart Professor Marc Lamont Hill lost big jobs over things they said publicly.Hart stepped down from hosting the Oscars after homophobic tweets from 2009 resurfaced. Instead of apologizing-- something hart said he did before- he uploaded a...
From Meek Mill to Alice Marie Johnson there’s fresh support for fixing our broken criminal justice system.RAPPER MEEK MILL DEMANDS CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM IN LATEST NEW YORK TIMES OP-EDBut did you know there’s a reform bill that could free...
https://youtu.be/FSqTVDFkmSsMichelle Obama's memoir ‘Becoming’ sold 2 million copies in two weeks and is now the bestselling book of 2018! Along with getting a glimpse into the upbringing of our former first lady, the memoir is filled with gems — especially...
Hate crimes in America continue to be an ongoing issue. People have been attacked due to their religion, sexuality, and race. “According to statistics from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the number of reported hate crime incidents in 2017 was...
Children aren’t the only ones who crave applesauce.Meet Keisha Smith-Jeremie, the CEO and founder of Sanaía Applesauce-- the very first company to realize that millions of adults still love applesauce. Named after her god-daughter, Smith-Jeremie credits her love for...
Anyone who knows me knows that I am passionate about ensuring that every child born is safe and supported in the process of figuring out who they are in the world that we have invited them into.  Here’s what...
The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) -- a civil rights organization dedicated to the empowerment of Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and same-gender loving (LGBTQ/SGL) people, including people living with HIV/AIDS ―is teaming up with radio personality, Angela...