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  Former first lady Michelle Obama is out of the Oval Office, on her Becoming book tour, and letting her hair down. On Saturday at the Barclay’s Center, she shocked the crowd by speaking her truth about women and equality...
Armed robbers broke into a home where Magic Johnson’s daughter was staying with nine others in an Airbnb rental, but she managed to escape, TMZ reports. On Sunday, Elisa Johnson, 23, got away unharmed from burglars who entered the home...
Despite Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith’s controversial win amid her public hanging scandal, Black women in the state still made gains by securing historic seats in the local courts.
One determined fan of Michael B. Jordan tried to reach the Creed star on social media and then shot her shot in person and it worked.
The championship Philadelphia Eagles football players are using their platform for good. The organization bailed out nine people from jail over the Thanksgiving weekend.
  LeBron James has proven that he’s no ordinary athlete. From his modest years as a youth growing up in Akron, Ohio with a teenage mom and no real presence of a dad, to rising to become a championship-winning basketball...
  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. Four police officers...
On Thursday, racist graffiti targetting Black and Latino people was found on the walls of Goucher College in Maryland.
President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, who has been indicted on felony charges of conspiracy against the United States, is being haunted by past lies that have CNN’s Don Lemon doubled over in laughter. --Four St. Louis police officers...
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. Four St. Louis...
  At least nine Black General Motors workers in Ohio have filed a class action lawsuit charging the automaker with tolerating a hostile and toxic work environment. --Survivors of racial terror attack in Charlottesville testify at murder trial-- The complaint outlined the...
Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine is sitting in the slammer awaiting a 2019 trial for racketeering and firearms charges. However, someone might want to tell his ambitious fans who are conspiring to bust him out of jail, based on a Facebook event...
Michigan sheriff’s deputies involved in the shooting death of a Detroit man won’t face any charges after the incident left a 29-year old Black man dead.
The Alabama mall shooter is under arrest a week after a Black Army vet was killed by police and blamed for the crime. --Protestors march at mall where EJ Bradford was gunned down by police as family demands accountability-- CNN reports...
Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) voted for Thomas Farr, nominee for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina on Wednesday.
  Bobby Brown is suing Showtime Networks, the BBC, and the producers of a Whitney Houston documentary entitled Can I Be Me? charging unauthorized use of his and his late daughter’s likeness, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Brown, along with the estate of his daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown is seeking...
  While the Second Amendment calls for the right to bear arms, it didn’t work in Emantic (EJ) Bradford’s best interest when he died Thanksgiving night trying to defend himself against an Alabama mall shooter, “Daily Show” host Trevor Noah says. READ MORE: Come with...
Lesotho, one of Africa's poorest nations, now has a portal for an economic rebound through marijuana. The country was the first on the continent to legalize the process of cultivating and selling medicinal cannabis last year, and now growers...
Dennis Martinez killed his own brother, blamed the crime on a group of imaginary black men and only received a 10 year sentence.
On Wednesday, Democratic Rep. Barbara Lee of California tossed her hat in the ring to run for House Democratic Caucus chairwoman and if elected will become the first black women to secure a top a leadership position in either major political party, the Los...