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TheGrio has launched a special series called #BlackonBlue to examine the relationship between law enforcement and African-Americans. Our reporters and videographers will investigate police brutality and corruption while also exploring local and national efforts to improve policing in our communities. Join the conversation, or share your own story, using the hashtag #BlackonBlue.The Supreme Court...
TheGrio has launched a special series called #BlackonBlue to examine the relationship between law enforcement and African-Americans. Our reporters and videographers will investigate police brutality and corruption while also exploring local and national efforts to improve policing in our communities. Join the conversation, or share your own story, using the hashtag #BlackonBlue.Eight white clergy...
An Oregon couple is upset that a Grinch stopped by their home and slashed up their oversized Black Santa Christmas display on their lawn.--Jada Pinkett Smith reveals depression, offers support to SNL’s Pete Davidson--An inflatable black Santa Claus was reportedly slashed...

 Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse turned out to be a big hit at the box-office on its opening weekend, topping out at $35.4 million domestically.--Kaepernick affect: Maroon 5 struggles to find guest performer for Super Bowl Halftime--The film, which stars Shameik...
 It was the slap heard around the world that landed Michael Jordan in the headlines—and not because someone was slap boxing while standing in line for some Air Jordan’s.--Tavis Smiley slams PBS in statement as he continues to battle...
 Prince Harry and Meghan Markle released a dazzling Christmas card with an intimate look at the royal couple as they stood holding each other at their private wedding reception as fireworks went off above them.--Family of mentally ill Black...

 Serena Williams scored big wins in the fight to get her compression catsuit accepted by the Women’s Tennis Association and to protect rankings after a mom gives birth.--Family of mentally ill Black woman shot by NYPD cop settles shooting...
 No other first lady can outdo Michelle Obama and the proof is in her smooth moves when she danced for the kids on Thursday during a surprise visit at a Colorado children's hospital.--Tavis Smiley slams PBS in statement as...
 The man who violently attacked two women on a subway train in Queens, cracking the spine of one, has been arrested after he fled the scene following the brutal attack.--Road rage killer sentenced to 20 to 40 years for...

 TheGrio has launched a special series called #BlackonBlue to examine the relationship between law enforcement and African-Americans. Our reporters and videographers will investigate police brutality and corruption while also exploring local and national efforts to improve policing in our communities. Join the conversation, or share your own story, using the hashtag #BlackonBlue.The family of...
 Tavis Smiley has emerged from the shadows as he fights the bombshell misconduct allegations that prompted PBS to drop his show.--Road rage killer sentenced to 20 to 40 years for shooting death of 18 year old, Bianca Roberson--Smiley took...
 Spelman College has received its largest single donation ever from living donors – a $30 million gift from Spelman trustee Ronda Stryker and her husband, William Johnston, the AJC reports.The generous gift will be used for a new Center for...
Just five years ago Tristan Walker was an entrepreneur just looking to figure out a solution to help men and their ever-present razor bump issues when he started Bevel, a men’s grooming service catered towards men of color.Now he’s...
 Houston rappers Maxo Kream and NFL Cartel Bo thought it was cool to floss in front of the cameras for a music video holding guns but instead they only helped lead police to the arrest of at least 20 men for illegal...
 Steph Curry wants his fans to be more empowered by their own fact-finding mission than simply taking the word of athletes as truth.That’s the lesson Curry wants his fans to walk away with after his comments about the moon...
 Two Idaho State University football players were driving while Black and heading home for the Christmas holiday in 2016 when their car slid off the road. As they were waiting for  AAA, a passerby called the police to report...
A photo of an 18-month-old boy’s bruised face with bright, red welts has gone viral causing state officials in Mississippi to shut down a daycare after it was alleged that a 4-year-old child assaulted him, the Sun-Herald reports.Dakota Hudson...
 Out of office and living his best life, former President Barack Obama is still being celebrated for his achievements and was honored on Wednesday with the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Award in New York.--New Orleans residents...
 Two New Orleans residents whose homes were built by Brad Pitt and his Make It Right Foundation following the Hurricane Katrina devastation are suing the popular actor claiming that the houses are faulty and had structural issues.And now they...
 A Michigan pastor has been arrested for allegedly shooting and killing a transgender woman, Fox 2 Detroit reports.Kelly Stough was found dead on a Detroit street on Friday and a pastor, Albert Weathers, is charged with the crime, according to...