At a time when many are striving to decriminalize weed, this family is using marijuana to heal people.The Knoxes are a family of medical doctors, including two sisters (Dr. Jessica Knox and Dr. Rachel Knox) who followed their mom...
Wake Up With George two times a week by visiting and our social media platforms. Contributor George M. Johnson pulls no punches.
 One day after the country began buzzing about the fast food meal President Trump served to the champion Clemson Tigers football team on Monday, Good Morning America/GMA Day host and former NFL star Michael Strahan offered to feed the team.“I would like to...

Cancer patient Gregg Leakes has turned to Instagram to pen an apology to his wife, The Real Housewives of Atlanta star NeNe Leakes, who complained on Sunday’s episode of the Bravo series that she has been mistreated while caring for him.“We always hurt the...
 If you are young, Black and downing lots of fast food, you are behaving in just the way that fast food companies would like – that’s the take from a new report released Tuesday that shows the largest companies...
Montavious Smith says the entertainment and music publishing company was instrumental in helping him fight against a policy that saw him in police custody over wearing a hoodie.

George M. Johnson, contributor to, tackles the sobering news of 2019's first transgender murder in his new video op-ed series Wake Up With George.
Jazmine Barnes, the 7-year-old who was killed in a senseless Houston drive-by shooting, was laid to rest today at Community of Faith Church.
On January 7th, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies found another Black man dead in the home of wealthy Democratic party donor Ed Buck.

Senator Elizabeth Warren is the first Democrat to make it official that's she exploring running for president, and she's put a Black woman in place to help lead the effort.Anne Reid, who was previously a senior advisor to Sen. Warren,...
Maori Davenport, 6'4 high school senior, should be defending her school's state basketball championship this year, but instead she is on the sidelines.
Ed Gordon shares more details from his 2002 interview with R. Kelly and explains why everyone should turn their back on the music.
The third and final installment of Surviving R. Kelly focused on the parents of young women who are currently part of the alleged sex cult.
Night 2 of "Surviving R. Kelly" focused on how the Pied Piper of R&B hid his crimes in plain sight even as he stood trial on child pornography charges.
For the new year, Tia Mowry shared with theGrio some yummy recipes that not only taste good, but are good for you! She also dished on some family tales.
Leisa Bonique Johnson died in a tragic accident in front of her two small children as she tried to reach an emergency room in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
There is speculation that Toni Braxton and Birdman called it quits. Their Instagram accounts have been scrubbed and they no longer follow one another.
TheGrio's travel correspondent Fitz Henley, introduces us to the latest and greatest of Houston's style and fashion culture, including a dope stores and a contemporary night life.
TheGrio’s official travel correspondent, Fitz Henley, is on the road again and this time he's headed straight for H-Town.
TheGrio’s official travel correspondent, Fitz Henley, is back and ready to show us all how to have an awesome travel experience without ever catching a flight.