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Black Mama's Bail Out operates across the country with the sole purpose of reuniting Black women with their children.
Cheslie Kryst, who was crowned Miss USA 2019, has a word to anyone who wants to randomly touch her natural hair.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris went through a laundry list of issues with President Trump while calling on the media to stop overlooking Black voters in their discussions of "electability," during a Sunday night address in Detroit.While speaking...

Food entrepreneur and activist Olympia Auset has created a new business that will bring low-cost organic grocery service to underserved Black communities.
In a new interview with theGrio, actress Yaya DaCosta says she's happy the mainstream media is starting to catch on to the idea of the Black Latinos' exist.
TheGrio interviews the cast of "Bolden," the new film inspired by the legendary, but little-known jazz pioneer Charles “Buddy” Bolden.

 According to Rev. Al Sharpton, Mayor Pete Buttigieg has home training.At least that's what was suggested after Buttigieg rode the subway and asked to bless the food before eating during lunch with Rev. Sharpton in Harlem.The Sylvia's soul food...
D. Watkins is sick of "woke." The New York Times best-selling author says that 'wokeness' and all its amenities is bad for Black America. In fact, Watkins is skeptical of anyone who claims to speak for all of Bla...
Lauren London's latest tribute to Nipsey Hussle highlights the pain of life after losing our loved ones to gun violence. The grief doesn't go away.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) while speaking at the She The People conference rolled out a policy plan that would address the racial disparity between Black and white mothers.
In a 1-on-1 interview with theGrio, Sen. Warren addresses her agenda for Black America.
She's not your typical cannabis owner.In a booming marijuana industry where the majority of people calling the shots are White and male, Tarsha S., is setting out to change the game.She runs The Green Dragon, a marijuana dispensary she co-founded...
A school in Crenshaw recently unveiled a 78-foot basketball court bearing Nipsey Hussle's image with a special dedication ceremony.
Los Angeles- He inspired them to hustle and motivate.On Thursday, thousands of fans showed their appreciation at the STAPLES Center for Grammy-nominated rapper, entrepreneur and community activist, Nipsey Hussle, born Ermias Asghedom. The gathering, both inside and outside of the...
In the wake of the tragic murder of rapper and entrepreneur Nipsey Hussle, new details are emerging about the legacy of love and family he leaves behind.In an interview with theGrio, Hussle's close friend and business partner, Karen Civil,...
Senator Cory Booker will introduce H.R. 40 bill, a commission to study reparations for African-Americans.
Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) says Nipsey Hussle's death is a reminder that America needs to treat the shooting deaths of all Black men with urgency and invest in underserved neighborhoods.In an interview with theGrio at the National Action Network...
While addressing attendees at Rev. Al Sharpton's National Action Network conference in New York City, Democratic presidential candidate, Mayor Pete Buttigieg explained his priorities for the Black community.
Journalist Dee Barnes recent revelations teaches us valuable lessons on how to have open conversations about averting financial hardships in the wake of personal disasters.
 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris unveiled details of an ambitious new plan to increase teacher pay across the country, citing several gaps in compensation to educators.The plan calls for the government to spend $350 billion with the intention...