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May 6, 2020
Although some states are slowly reopening, youth sports nationwide remain cancelled for the foreseeable future during what would have been peak season.
May 6, 2020
theGrio investigates how the coronavirus pandemic has turned Rikers Island, one of the world’s most notorious penal complexes, into a petri dish.
Joseph Lowery_TheGio
March 29, 2020
“We love him and miss him so much already,” The Rev. Jesse Jackson told The Grio exclusively of Joseph Lowery. “We must never forget him.”
Music from Dr. Dre, the Village People, Tina Turner have become part of the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry.
MTA operator Garrett Goble jumped into action, helping guide subway passengers to safety before he disappeared into the smoke-filled tunnel.
President Trump has allegedly telephoned former New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez for his thoughts on how the White House is handling the national emergency.
Barbara Lee
Democratic U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee of Oakland and Rep. Jesus “Chuy” Garcia of Chicago have banded together to block landlords from evicting tenants in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
Kanye West theGrio.com
Kanye West has made “a generous donation” to We Women Empowered, an initiative in his home town of Chicago that is delivering three meals daily to seniors in 10 South Side neighborhoods.
Migos theGrio.com
Quavo and Takeoff of the trio Migos are accused of making off with tens of thousands of dollars worth of high-end clothing provided by celebrity stylist Luka Lorena.
Mike Tyson thegrio.com
Mike Tyson delivered a shocker to rapper Eminem on his Hotboxin’ with Mike Tyson podcast, dubbing the white word artist as an honorary “nigga.”
One worried mom has received welcome news that her daughter, a Spelman College junior, will return home from her study abroad program in Morocco.
Mo'ne Davis
February 9, 2020
Six years after she grabbed the hearts of the world as the first girl in the baseball Little League World Series to pitch a winning game, Mo’ne Davis is going on to burn up the fields for the well-known HBCU Hampton University.
Kobe Bryant thegrio.com
A high school principal in Washington state was forced to resign after suggesting that ‘karma’ caught up with basketball great Kobe Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash Jan. 26 in Calabasas, Calif., along with his daughter, Gianna, 13, and seven others.
Janiyah Davis thegrio.com
It turns out that the Black girl that President Trump announced at his recent State of the Union address would receive a scholarship to enroll at the charter school of her choice already attends the school.
Snoop Dogg thegrio.com
Rapper Snoop Dogg took to social media to clarify that his recent scathing words about Gayle King’s recent interview about basketball great Kobe Bryant’s legacy did imply a call for violence against the veteran journalist.
Dwayne Johnson thegrio.com
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson shared video clips from the eulogy he delivered at the funeral of his dad, Rocky Johnson, who died in January.
Lamar Jackson thegrio.com
February 2, 2020
Baltimore Ravens’ quarterback Lamar Jackson is only the second player in history to be unanimously voted as Most Valuable Player of the National Football League.
Gervonta Davis thegrio.com
Boxing champion Gervonta Davis is under fire after a video surfaced of him physically assaulting a woman believed to be his daughter’s mother.
Peanut thegrio.com
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new medication to treat potentially deadly peanut allergies in children.
Groundhog Day
February 2, 2020
Celebrity groundhog Punxsutawney Phil failed to see his shadow on Sunday morning, meaning the country will see an early spring.