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TODAY - Chris Brown wants to say goodbye to the past. Stopping by 'On Air With Ryan Seacrest,' the 'Look At Me Now' crooner talked candidly about the current status of his relationship with Rihanna...
NBC Chicago - Chicago rapper Chief Keef is proving to be a lightning rod in more ways than one.
theGRIO REPORT - One student at Maryland's Towson University has taken extra precautions to create campus security by forming a patrol group. But the organization has been criticized for targeting African-Americans as the main aggressors in acts of crime...

BELLINGHAM, Washington (AP) — Motown songwriter-producer Deke Richards has died at a hospice at age 68.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The administration of Florida Gov. Rick Scott is shutting down the lieutenant governor's office for now.
VIDEO - Billy Ray Harris was once a homeless man who spent his days on the streets of Kansas City asking others for their change. Now, Harris has a part-time job, is over $180,000 richer and most importantly, was reunited with his family on Sunday’s episode of 'The Today Show'...

theGRIO REPORT - Tonight will mark thirty years since Michael Jackson performed the moonwalk for the first time onstage at the taping of the Motown 25th anniversary special...
theGRIO REPORT - Talk show host Wendy Williams has many fans but actress Janet Hubert is not one of them.
theGRIO REPORT - According to research conducted by the Guttmacher Institute, 41 per 1,000 women between the ages of 15-19 who have undergone procedures for abortion were African-American teens...

NBCNews - Barack Obama on Friday laid a stone from the grounds of the Washington memorial to Martin Luther King Jr. on the grave of Yitzhak Rabin, the Israeli prime minister assassinated by a Jewish extremist enraged by his efforts to make peace with Palestinians...
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A young boy opened fire on a woman pushing her baby in a stroller in a Georgia neighborhood, killing the 1-year-old boy and wounding the mother, police said...
SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. (AP) — School board meetings descend into shouting matches. Accusations of racism and anti-Semitism fly. Angry parents turn their backs on board members in a symbolic stand of disrespect.
WACO, Texas (AP) — Brittney Griner arrived at Baylor known as the girl who could dunk....
TODAY - Michelle Obama has been crowned fashion royalty by Britain’s Sunday Times Style Magazine, which ranked the first lady at the top of its best-dressed list...
theGRIO REPORT - Michele Bachmann was recently front and center on the floor of the House declaring her opposition to Obacamare, yet again...
NBC Chicago - Seven people were injured in an overnight shooting at a record release party at a nightclub in Chicago's South Side Gresham neighborhood.NBC
NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce, who seems to be everywhere as she prepares for her upcoming world tour, is going to be seen in even more places.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite growing awareness of hate crimes, the share of those crimes reported to police has fallen in recent years as more victims of violent attacks express doubt that police can or will help.
theGRIO REPORT- In a letter addressed 'Dear Harlem,' Complex published a snarky 'apology' satire in Baauer’s voice...
NBC Southern California - The gutting of Men's Central Jail cells to be replaced with inmate classrooms is one element of a dramatic re-envisioning of the Los Angeles County jail system as proposed by Sheriff Lee Baca.