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An 11-year-old South Carolina girl is speaking out after she was assaulted by a white neighbor who accused of her stealing her mail. READ MORE: Black man in Iowa attacked by white men, face broken ‘in five places’ Skhylur Davis was...
https://www.instagram.com/tv/CALlrbAglWj/ Over 20 years ago, Grammy award-winning sister duo Mary Mary hit the gospel scene and took the music world by storm with their first studio album, “Thankful." Tracks like Shackles and I Sing dominated the charts. theGrio caught up with...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden deflected questions about President Donald Trump’s allegations of improper behavior during the Obama administration and other conspiracy theories pushed by his top allies, saying, “I don’t want to get down in the mud with...
Changes designed to enhance opportunities for minorities to get executive, head coaching and coordinator positions were passed Tuesday by NFL owners. They include addendums to the Rooney Rule, which has fallen short in its goal of increasing diversity in the...
In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, I wanted to take some time to discuss two big issues in our community: mental health and personal finance. READ MORE: 7 ways to protect your energy and mental health while ‘social distancing’ Mental...
WWE star Shad Gaspard's body was found on Wednesday, May 20, three days after he went missing while swimming at Venice Beach. Los Angeles County Fire Department's Lifeguard Division confirmed Wednesday morning that the unidentified body that washed up on...
NEW YORK (AP) — Beyoncé has been added to the list of guest speakers for YouTube’s virtual commencement ceremony that will also feature the Obamas. READ MORE: Beyoncé shares video of Covid-19 testing sites she and Tina Knowles set up...
Registered nurses are professionals that care for, educate and advise patients and their families about healthcare. These American heroes — often unseen and unheard, burdened with student debt — have become the lynchpin for the COVID-19 response and a...
President Donald Trump is reportedly refusing to unveil former President Barack Obama's portrait at the White House, breaking a 40-year tradition. According to NBC News, Trump has chosen not to host the ceremony and is "unconcerned about shunning yet another...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wendy Williams is taking a break from her daytime talk show to receive treatment for a previously announced health condition. READ MORE: Wendy Williams slams Idris Elba for suggesting yearly self-quarantine Williams has been experiencing fatigue because...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday that he is taking a malaria drug to protect against the coronavirus, despite warnings from his own government that it should only be administered for COVID-19 in a hospital or research...
Karl Rove didn't hold anything back when asked about his opinion on Barack Obama's virtual 2020 commencement speech. READ MORE: Barack Obama slams U.S. COVID-19 response, says crisis highlights racial inequalities in HBCU virtual commencement speech The 67-year-old right-wing contributor said...
O’FALLON, Mo. (AP) — A lawsuit filed Monday accuses four white suburban St. Louis police officers of brutalizing a 68-year-old black woman and her adult son after wrongly accusing them of stealing a television. Marvia Gray alleges she suffered serious...
NEW YORK (AP) — Michelle Obama was joined by a famous fellow reader Monday on her popular online series “Mondays With Michelle Obama.” READ MORE: ‘Becoming’ finds Michelle Obama in a reflective place The former first lady first read “The Giraffe...
It was the fight heard ‘round the world...or at least around Issa’s block party. This episode kicks off with us in Issa’s expertly decorated apartment with her still thinking of the argument between she and Molly at the end...
Two Kansas City police offers were charged with assault on Friday, May 15, nearly one year after they were seen on video violently arresting a Black transgender woman. The Jackson County prosecutor's office announced that Charles Prichard, 47, and Matthew...
Whoopi Goldberg had a quick comeback for former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie as the two discussed his recent comments regarding the coronavirus pandemic. The one-time presidential nominee appeared on The View, which Goldberg co-hosts, on Friday, May 15. During...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ja’nayla Johnson worked hard in high school with the dream of being the first in her family to graduate from college, but she started to doubt herself as several colleges rejected her. Then Bennett, a...
Bob Watson, an All-Star slugger who became the first black general manager to win a World Series with the New York Yankees in 1996, has died. He was 74. The Houston Astros, for whom Watson played his first 14 seasons...
When was the last time you walked into the beauty supply or down the aisles of a drug store and saw hair products with a little Black or Brown boy on the packaging? READ MORE: Travel entrepreneur chooses Africa over...