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How to start running, how to run a marathon, how to train for a marathon, running, runDisney, Epcot Center, NYC Marathon, NY Road Runners, Black Roses NYC, Knox Robinson, Miles Marshall Lewis, theGrio.com
September 20, 2023
Cultural critic Miles Marshall Lewis recounts his running journey from Parisian parks to the NYC Marathon — and the music that got him there.
Tabitha Brown, Beyoncé, Renaissance tour, Faith and Spirituality, Rev. Alisha Lola Jones, Black Church, Black Christianity, theGrio.com
September 17, 2023
Tabitha Brown reportedly received online abuse for attending Beyoncé’s Renaissance tour — but perhaps the faith we should examine is our own.
Fashion Week, NYFW, New York Fashion Week, Spring-Summer '24, Black designers, Fashion, LaQuan Smith, Stephen Burrows, Battle of Versailles, Black in Fashion, Law Roach, Angela Bassett, Black models, theGrio.com
September 13, 2023
As trends emerge at New York Fashion Week, so do stars like Angela Bassett, while “The Battle of Versailles” celebrates its 50th anniversary.
Oprah, impostor syndrome, mental health, Black women and success, Oprah Winfrey, Oprah book, theGrio.com
September 12, 2023
While promoting her latest book, Oprah Winfrey revealed why she’s never been held back by imposter syndrome — and how it’s made her happier.
Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week, New York Fashion Weekend, Janet Jackson, SZA, Tommy Hilfiger, Christian Siriano, Studio 189, Cardi B, Sergio Hudson, Hanifa, theGrio.com
September 11, 2023
Fall ’23 and Spring-Summer ‘24 collections are still hitting the Fashion Week runways, but famous faces made the front row worth watching.
Zendaya, Donyale Luna, Law Roach, Donyale Luna documentary, Black models, Black supermodels, Fashion Week, Black in fashion, Law Roach and Zendaya, Zendaya Donyale Luna biopic, theGrio.com
After recreating Donyale Luna’s iconic looks together in 2020, Law Roach says Zendaya shares some of the “same characteristics.”
Grandparents Day, African-American families, Black elders, elders, grandparents, Deion Sanders, Nikki Giovanni, Chris Paul, Coco Gauff, generational wisdom, how to honor elders, faith and spirituality, theGrio.com
September 10, 2023
On this Grandparents Day, the enduring wisdom of grandparents remind us of the timeless value of elder connections and their life lessons.
Marrisa Wilson, Marissa Wilson Spring/Summer 2024, New York Fashion Week, NYFW, Fashion, Black Fashion Designers, Black women fashion designers, Guyana, Caribbean, theGrio.com
September 9, 2023
In her Spring/Summer 2024 collection, designer Marrisa Wilson brings new life to the aesthetics of Guyana and old Americana.
Victoria's Secret, NYFW, New York Fashion Week, lingerie, inclusive fashion, VS Angels, VS ambassadors, Victoria’s Secret World Tour, fashion shows, fashion, Black models, theGrio.com
September 7, 2023
The legacy lingerie brand showed off its rebrand with a special screening of its upcoming World Tour and a diverse cast of models and celebs.
Iconoclast dinner experience, IDE, Lowcountry cuisine, Chef Bernard Bennett, Lezli Levene Harvell, South Carolina, land loss, Montage Palmetto Bluffs, Black chefs, theGrio.com
September 7, 2023
The Iconoclast Dinner Experience’s “13 Million Acres” travels to South Carolina’s Lowcountry to highlight a shared history of land loss.
College admissions process, HBCUs, HBCU admissions, college applications, Howard University, The Mecca, Black colleges and universities, H.U., Black in college, Black college students, theGrio.com
September 5, 2023
For Miles Marshall Lewis, the college admissions process resulted in sending his son to excel at an HBCU — and letting him forge his own path.
Rest Is Resistance, the Nap Ministry, Tricia Hershey, rest as spiritual practice, Labor Day, Labor Day and relaxation, theGrio.com
September 3, 2023
As many of us take a much-needed break during the Labor Day weekend, Rev. Dr. Alisha Lola Jones urges us to make rest part of our ministry.
Tremaine Emory, Supreme, Denim Tears, Tremaine Emory and Supreme, Black designers, Black in Fashion, Virgil Abloh, Yeezy, Fashion Week, theGrio.com
August 31, 2023
Emory, founder and creative director of Denim Tears and a former Ye and Virgil Abloh collaborator, was Supreme’s first creative director.
Tattoos, tattoo ink, Magic ink, smart ink, Keith "Bang Bang" McCurdy, Rihanna tattoos, LeBron James tattoos, light-sensitive tattoo ink, theGrio.com
Keith “Bang Bang” McCurdy, tattoo artist to Rihanna and LeBron James, has partnered with nanoengineer Carson Bruns on a “smart ink.”
Ida B. Wells, 1893 Chicago world fair, World's Columbian Exposition, white city, Frederick Douglass, Black family reunions, Black protests, theGrio.com
August 27, 2023
From informal congregations to consciousness-shifting protests, both chosen and familial gatherings of Black people remain a source of power.
Nikki Giovanni, Masters of the Game, Black Arts Movement, Black writers, Black poets, theGrio.com
Prolific poet, educator, activist and author Nikki Giovanni joins host Maiysha Kai for the second-season finale of “Masters of the Game.”
Black infant mortality, Black maternal health, Black pregnancies, Black health, theGrio.com
August 25, 2023
In several of the most populated U.S. counties, Black women are less likely to carry a pregnancy to term, primarily due to systemic failures.
Caregiving, grief, caring for elders, caring for aging parents, faith and spirituality, notes on faith, theGrio.com
August 20, 2023
Loss is an inevitable part of life, but how can we be more intentional in caregiving and honoring our elders while they are with us?
Viral fight Alabama ; Montgomery Riverfront fight, Black August, Alabama brawl, Montgomery, Alabama, faith and spirituality, theGrio.com
August 13, 2023
Revs. Alisha Lola Jones and Calvin Taylor Skinner explore Black August’s themes of radical unity, faith, and collective action.
Crete, Greece, Greek isles, travel, traveling while Black, traveling to Greece, Miles Marshall Lewis, theGrio.com
August 12, 2023
Author, critic and avid traveler Miles Marshall Lewis discovers food, wine, and fun on Greece’s largest isle and hidden gem, Crete.