About Marconja Zor

Marconja Zor is a journalist and correspondent from Silver Spring, Maryland. Her focus is on human interest, culture, social and entertainment journalism. She is a news aggregator for theGrio and has previously written for EntScoop and The Colorvision. Her passions are one-on-one and panel interviewing, where she is skilled in generating genuine conversations. She gets the answers that the people want to know.

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The Black Women Photographers (BWP) collective has partnered with Nikon for a $50,000 grant distribution to assist creatives in funding
November 22, 2021
The inaugural Coaches vs. Racism event kicked off last weekend in Washington, D.C., bringing the University of Michigan and Prairie
September 16, 2021
Two Miami-Dade police officers will be heading to prison next week for their involvement in a drug operating sting. Roderick
September 16, 2021
Kimberly Chandler, the wife of NBA player Tyson Chandler, filed for divorce this week after 16 years of marriage. According
Dr. Uché Blackstock and Nicki Minaj, theGrio.com
September 15, 2021
Nicki Minaj continues to be a trending topic this week for facing backlash after being accused of spreading coronavirus vaccine
Kevin Faulk thegrio.com
September 15, 2021
The daughter of former Patriots running back Kevin Faulk passed away at the age of 19 on Monday. Kevione Faulk,
Dr. Sian Proctor thegrio.com
Dr. Sian Proctor has made history as the first Black woman to serve as a pilot of a spacecraft when
Black Girls Rock 2019 Hosted By Niecy Nash - Red Carpet
September 14, 2021
It would be impossible to talk about the history of the #MeToo without mentioning its founder, Tarana Burke. The movement,
Arizona Royal Aleyah McIntyre thegrio.com
September 14, 2021
An Arizona mom is being named as the primary suspect in the murders of two children found in a Phoenix
Blue Ivy Carter thegrio.com
The Knowles-Carter camp received a major victory last night as the couple’s eldest child, Blue Ivy Carter, made history for
Crime scene thegrio.com
Three former Philadelphia police officers, Frank Jastrzembski, Manuel Santiago and Martin Devlin, have been arrested and charged for perjury after
prison thegrio.com
North Carolina judges have ruled to grant voting rights to over 50,000 convicted felons who are on parole and probation.
Kobe Bryant
Vanessa Bryant shared a sweet message to her late husband Kobe Bryant on what would have been his 43rd birthday.
August 23, 2021
Historically Black Colleges and Universities are beginning to see a surge in interest, applications and enrollment. For many, HBCUs have
child mask school thegrio.com
August 21, 2021
The Florida Board of Education announced on Friday that they were giving the Broward School Board 48 hours to comply
Rep. Cori Bush, theGrio.com
Missouri Rep. Cori Bush (D) has reportedly scored a book deal worth up to $100,000. According to a financial disclosure
Oscar Grant thegrio.com
California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced on Tuesday that the California Department of Justice will conduct a review on BART
Panola Project Dorothy Oliver thegrio.com
An Alabama woman is being commended for her efforts that led to getting 94% of the people in her town
Kila Posey thegrio.com
The principal of an Atlanta elementary school is coming under fire after being accused of segregating students in classes based
burqa thegrio.com
August 18, 2021
The Taliban reportedly shot and killed a woman in Afghanistan on Tuesday for not wearing a burqa. This incident took