About Tatianna Mott

Tatianna Mott is a writer, video producer, performer, and host of Take Each Moment Podcast, an independent music and mental health podcast for Black creatives and dreamers. Her song, "Cycles," about breaking cycles of trauma is available on all streaming platforms.

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Birmingham Church Rally
January 17, 2022
Though the King holiday is on the books now, it took the better part of two decades to make MLK Day happen, and here’s why.
January 1, 2022
On the last and seventh day of Kwanzaa we celebrate Imani or faith, which helps sustain our communities in times of triumph and challenge.
December 31, 2021
On Day 6 of Kwanzaa, we celebrate the principle of Kuumba, which means creativity that we can incorporate more into our lives.
December 30, 2021
On Dec. 30 the 5th day of Kwanzaa is celebrated. The principle we honor on that day is the principle of Nia, or purpose.
Tulsa Commemorates 100th Anniversary Of Tulsa Race Massacre
December 29, 2021
On the fourth day of Kwanzaa, Ujamaa, or cooperative economics, is the principle being celebrated by encouraging people to prosper together.
Kwanzaa Karenga African thegrio.com
December 28, 2021
On day 3 of the celebration of Kwanzaa, the principle of collective work and responsibility is honored through community.
December 27, 2021
On the second day of Kwanzaa, the practice of Kujichagulia or self-determination is the focus: defining, creating and speaking for ourselves.
Performers Rehearse For Kwanzaa Festival
December 26, 2021
On the first day of Kwanzaa, Umoja, or Unity is celebrated with acts of community, kindness and togetherness.
December 25, 2021
The African-American holiday known as Kwanzaa is based in African principles of unity and self-determination.
Cari Champion Sports Illustrated thegrio.com
December 17, 2021
Udonis Haslem, Tom Brady, Zaila Avant-garde are a few of the sports stars and celebs honored at the Sports Illustrated Awards.
QuannaMC Valentine thegrio.com
November 19, 2021
Sex worker and advocate Nicky Valentine says that Black women face additional stigma for working in the industry which can put them at risk.
DJ Khaled Cari Champion thegrio.com
November 18, 2021
DJ Khaled and Cari Champion will host the second annual Sports Illustrated Awards (The SI Awards) presented by Pepsi Stronger Together.
2021 Black Entrepreneurs Day
October 14, 2021
Chef Marcus Samuelsson joins business tycoon Daymond John and a host of other famed entrepreneurs for the 2nd annual Black Entrepreneurs Day.
fentanyl and heroin
October 14, 2021
Fentanyl is a deadly drug that played a role in the deaths of both Prince and Michael K. Williams and most don’t know they’re taking it.
Daymond John thegrio.com
September 23, 2021
Business mogul Daymond John offer has announced the date for his upcoming Black Entrepreneurs Day and advice on how to start a business.
August 31, 2021
It’s the end of Black Business Month here are a few you should know about such as Fanbase App and Abantu Audio.
TikTok thegrio.com
August 31, 2021
TikTok has been under fire following a Black creator strike in protest of their habitually stolen and uncredited content.
August 10, 2021
The Weather Channel meteorologist Paul Goodloe breaks down the ways in which climate change affects the world and Black communities.
June 18, 2021
In celebration of International Men’s Health Week, Dr. Denrick Cooper offers suggestions to get Black men healthier.
May 28, 2021
Social media influencers Megan Thomas and Jonathan Gibbs talk about their Asian and Black heritage and how it impacts their life and work.