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Jonathan Lykes and OnRae LaTeal have teamed up with the Black Youth Project 100 to bring joy to the Black community through music. The compilation features 12 liberation chants and four political education messages aimed to encourage listeners to continue...
We faced big wins and losses on election night.Mayor Andrew Gillum, delivered an emotional promise to his supporters after conceding to his opponent, Ron DeSantis and reminded  Floridians that he isn't going anywhere and the fight continues.Georgia gubernatorial candidates Stacey Abrams, and Brian...
In Dr. Atira Charles management class at Florida A&M University, there is a real life case study playing out before students' eyes: Andrew Gillum, a FAMU alum and pride of Tallahassee, is in the middle of the campaign of...

It's Election Day and theGrio is doing LIVE coverage from Florida and Georgia-- two of the most important races in the country.Last night at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU),  students and community members rallied for Andrew Gillum in a...
Right outside of Stacey Abrams campaign headquarters in Atlanta, GA, Thomas Fellows was on a mission to prove that white people are on her side as well.
(Washington, D.C.) -- The East Room of the White House was packed once media was finally allowed inside. Cramped behind a small rope in the back corner of the room, reporters struggled to get photos and audio recordings over...

During an exclusive interview Stacey Abrams touched on some of the more polarizing moments during the Georgia campaign for governor and what these bomb threats say about partisan politics in the United States.
In an exclusive interview with theGrio, Abrams talks voter suppression and her historic bid for governor of Georgia.
In an exclusive interview, theGrio caught up with candidate Stacey Abrams to discuss her final push to get voters to the polls

Hollywood hitmaker Will Packer, says keep hope alive when looking for love a second time around.During an interview with theGrio's Natasha Alford, Packer talked about his new unscripted dating show "Ready to Love" show on OWN and opened up...
Use it or lose it. It's the newest policy that’ll make or break the Governor’s race in Georgia.There’s been a lot of controversy over the voting law implemented in the Southern state, as 107,000 people have been purged from...
Are the odds in your favor when you're dating later in life? Hollywood hitmaker Will Packer and funnyman Nephew Tommy seem to think so.Packer and Nephew Tommy came through to talk with me about their new grown and sexy...
 Former President Barack Obama says you ain't gotta go home, but you gotta get straight to the polls this election.In a new video with ATTN:, Obama reads seven excuses people give for why they're not going to cast their...
TheGrio recognizes those men from our community who are openly discussing the cause and effect of the #MeToo movement in substantial ways.
This Thursday, the "Justice for Victims of Lynching" bill advanced in the Senate, as a result of efforts from three Black Senators: Kamala Harris, Cory Booker and Republican Tim Scott.
Today is a key day to register to vote in 17 states, where a lot is at stake for Black folks.  If you've slept on midterm elections before, now is the time to care.
This Weekend Judge Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court, but could he still be impeached by Democrats?In a new interview, Senator Cory Booker was asked about whether Democrats would try to impeach Kavanaugh if they win back...
Today the US Senate Will be Voting whether to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh as the Supreme Court Justice.Just yesterday in Washington DC, thousands of protesters gathered outside the Supreme Court with signs showcasing their dissaporoval of of Kavanaugh...
He went from beloved TV father figure to a prisoner with a number.  This is Bill Cosby's new life in a Pennsylvania prison, and how the general public is reacting to his 3-10 year sentence.
Zerlina Maxwell knows why she didn't report it.Maxwell was just about to start her first year of law school when she says she was attacked by someone she knew. The crushing weight of fear and the pounding worry of...