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The Coronavirus or COVID-19 is wreaking havoc around the world, and not just by impacting the health and wellness of the elderly, young and survivors of chronic health conditions. The virus has had a devastating impact on the US and...
Winter doesn’t want us to win.  Or at least, it can feel that way. It’s a season where many of us, drunk off holiday indulging, let a hangover of inactivity, carry on into the new year.  Every January we promise...
There’s nothing like the movies to bring together people from all walks of life and all facets of entertainment. Byron Allen’s 4th Annual Oscars Gala did just that as celebrities from film, TV, and sort descended upon The Beverly...
Those looking to party with a purpose celebrated Hollywood’s biggest night at Byron Allen’s 4th Annual Oscar Gala at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Sunday night. Guests opened their hearts and pocketbooks to benefit the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles,...
This year’s Oscars ceremony was shrouded by a major lack of diversity when it came to this year's nominees, proving #OscarsSoWhite is still a major issue despite the fact that Hollywood is more diverse than ever.  BLOSCARS: Our list of...
It was a night of glamour, musical legends, and unapologetic blackness at The Recording Academy and Clive Davis’ Pre-Grammy Gala on Saturday evening in Los Angles. The annual bash is known for bringing out the biggest stars in the entertainment...
Henry Byous motivated himself to pick up a trade through a prison reentry program, earning an electrician certification and 15 life skills certificates.
As the only Black woman running a major 2020 presidential campaign, Rupert made a mark on the political scene despite Castro dropping out
Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), is weighing in on the legal battle between media mogul Byron Allen and Comcast, calling out the cable giant for threatening civil rights. On Thursday, Sen. Warren tweeted out an article about Allen's...
A year after announcing that his production company would be using inclusion riders, its first project to implement them is hitting theaters
In theGrio's new series, "Good Job, Sis," Crystal Windham talks about exactly what led her to become the first African-American woman Director of Interior Design at General Motors.
Van Jones sits down with theGrio and gets real about his work, his relationship with Trump, and how it feels when the Black community calls him a sellout.
A former NBC Universal Executive released a statement alleging that the company left Black cable networks to fail, even while touting them as examples of diversity.
In a new statement, media mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs made his position crystal clear on Byron Allen's Supreme Court case with Comcast.
On Tuesday, presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren released a plan to combat the increasing threat of white supremacist violence and terrorism.
Media mogul Byron Allen talks race and business and explains why he's not asking for a seat at the table, he's taking a seat at the table.
When Entertainment Studios chief Byron Allen purchased The Weather Channel for $300 million in 2017, he made headlines and became the first African American to own a general market cable network. But beyond the significance of his business acquisition, Allen...
Several cases are going in front of the Supreme Court this fall and the results could help-- or hurt-- the Black community for years to come.
At the 2019 Congressional Black Caucus' Annual Legislative Conference, several high profile executives, who also happen to be Black women, dropped some gems on how to navigate corporate America if you're young, gifted and Black.
Today the country of South Africa celebrated its annual Heritage Day, a national holiday to honor the diverse cultures of the nations' people. Every 24th of September, South Africans may wear traditional garb, gather to commemorate history, barbecue (braai), host...