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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...
Sandra Bland's sisters spoke to theGrio about what they hope people take away from the upcoming HBO documentary, ‘Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland.'
New York Times bestselling author and radio personality, Charlamagne Tha God, is one of the many people in the Black community using his platform to shift the mental health conversation. His latest book, Shook One: Anxiety Playing Tricks On Me,...
Why is it that Black people with legal guns can’t catch a break?Over the holidays, police killed EJ Bradford,21, after a fight broke out at Riverchase Galleria Mall, near Birmingham, Alabama.The Hoover Police Department initially said they shot a...
 Rapper Meek Mill is in the New York Times this week with a powerful op-ed on criminal justice reform.If you remember, in November 2017, Judge Genece Brinkley sentenced the Philly native to two to four years--claiming he violated his...
Republican Senate, Cindy Hyde-Smith is up against Democrat, Mike Espy in the race to continue to be the state's senator. Despite Hyde-Smith making headlines for her racist antics and receiving a lot of backlash from the public, it has been reported...
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has the internet buzzing after uploading a photo rocking one cornrow braid and giving a shout out to her Afro-Latina heritage. The U.S representative-elect from New York posted a photo online with the following statement:The photo went viral,...
Thanksgiving is a day for family, friends, great food and also a moment of gratitude. We hit the city streets to find out what people are thankful for and what you should never bring to a Black Thanksgiving! Check out the...
There is no doubt that Becoming, the memoir from our forever FLOTUS Michelle Obama, is at the top of everyone's reading list. The Hill reported that the memoir sold more than 725,000 copies on its first day on the market, making it one of...
Black women in media don't have it easy.They're often the only ones that look like them in a room.  And they even can face backlash in the day-to-day of doing their jobs (just ask April Ryan, Yamiche Alcindor or...
For a lot of Black creatives, all they need is a camera and a digital platform to make magic.That's why Howard University recently teamed up with Youtube and Youtube Black Hollywood to put on their second annual YouTube Black Fanfest....