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Keydra Manns is a Harlem-based journalist with a focus on entertainment and criminal justice reform. The Buffalo, NY native is obsessed with all things Buffalo, (yes that includes the Bills) and all things Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter.

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Sterling K. Brown thegrio.com
June 23, 2021
During a recent conversation with theGrio for the Juneteenth Live! special, Sterling K. Brown shared how he celebrates his cultural heritage.
Meghan Markle Prince Harry Escaping the Palace thegrio.com
The network just dropped the official trailer of ‘Harry & Meghan: Escaping the Palace’ on Wednesday via Instagram.
India Walton Buffalo thegrio.com
June 23, 2021
India Walton built her campaign on education, relocating police funds, employment, and reducing crime in the city.
International Women's Day Marked With Rallies And Protests Across The Country
June 23, 2021
Shaun King posted about a conversation he had with Samaria Rice, the mother of 12-year-old Tamir, who was shot and killed by police.
DMX thegrio.com
The network will air a tribute to the rapper at the 2021 BET Awards. Swizz Beatz will curate the segment for the show.
LGBTQ Pride thegrio.com
June 22, 2021
The Trans Women of Color Solidarity Network is charging white people a “reparations fee” to enter its Pride event.
The family lawyer and legal analyst is known for her popular nationally syndicated show, ‘Lauren Lake’s Paternity Court.’
Jemele Hill thegrio.com
Jemele Hill is collaborating with Spotify to create her own podcast network and it will highlight the experiences of Black women.
Minneapolis City Council Announces Support For Dismantling Police Department After Death Of George Floyd
June 22, 2021
Police are still looking for answers after several people were shot in St. Louis on Monday. Four people were injured and three were killed.
Kyle Rittenhouse thegrio.com
June 21, 2021
Kyle Rittenhouse has received tremendous support despite being charged with murder and has raised half a million dollars.
Barack Obama Speaks At Georgia Get Out The Vote Rally With Senate Candidates
June 21, 2021
During a tele-town hall, Obama spoke up about the controversial voting rights bill and believes Manchin presents a perfect compromise.
Jazmine Sullivan thegrio.com
June 21, 2021
The “Pick Up Your Feelings” singer is calling out the retail giant after she says she had a racist encounter with an employee.
Obama Biden thegrio.com
Biden will host the unveiling of former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama’s official White House portraits.
Shaq Shaquille O'Neal Ben Simmons thegrio.com
June 21, 2021
Shaquille O’Neal had strong words for Simmons who is taking heat for his team’s elimination from the playoffs.
June 20, 2021
Richeda Ashmeade was just 12-years-old when her father was incarcerated. In light of Father’s Day, she reflects on their last day together.
Fourth Annual LOVE ROCKS NYC Benefit Concert For God's Love We Deliver
June 19, 2021
Just in time for Juneteenth, Macy Gray wrote an opinion piece for Market Watch explaining why the American flag needs to be updated.
June 19, 2021
As many across the country are celebrating the news of Juneteenth becoming a national holiday, Candace Owens is complaining.
June 19, 2021
Children, elderly people, the homeless and those with heart or kidney disease are most likely impacted by extreme temperatures.
June 19, 2021
Marlon Moore and his wife LaShonda of Prosper, Texas are being accused of running an illegal pyramid scheme scam aimed at Black people.
Communities Across The U.S. Mark Juneteenth Holiday
June 19, 2021
The piece was unveiled on Saturday by Floyd’s brother Terrence Floyd, as a part of the celebration of Juneteenth.