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Last night, theGrio attended the New York premiere of Creed II starring Michael "Bae" Jordan, Tessa Thompson and Sylvester Stallone. 
Stacey Abrams has gained another court victory in her effort to have every vote counted in the gubernatorial race she is in with former Georgia secretary of state Brian Kemp.
University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) professor Anita Moss is out of the classroom for the rest of the semester as the university investigates a video of her calling the police on a Black student.

Jemel Roberson was fatally shot by suburban police officers in Illinois as he attempted to apprehend a gunman and now his family has filed a civil lawsuit.
Betty Shelby, the former cop who shot and killed an unarmed Black man in 2016 has been un-invited from a speaking engagement.
Oscar-winning actress Viola Davis got Twitter abuzz when she made a comment about interracial romance in film.

Several Georgia voters detailed their polling place issues at a press conference organized by the Stacey Abrams campaign. Abrams is in a too-close-to-call race against Republican Brian Kemp to become governor of the peach state.Kemp, who resigned as the...
Television icon and media mogul Oprah Winfrey traveled to Georgia to advocate for gubernatorial candidate, Stacey Abrams. Winfrey made a special appearance at the town hall and went door-to-door canvassing. If elected, Abrams could be the first African American woman in US history...

Beto O’Rourke went viral earlier this year with a passionate defense of NFL players who have decided to kneel during the national anthem.
From social media takeovers to day parties and videos, innovative voter mobilization efforts are aimed at getting Millennials and Generation Z to the polls for the November 6 midterm elections.
Ntozake Shange, pioneering playwright, poet and novelist, dies at 70.
Writer Ayaana Marie loved The Hate U Give and wanted to feel the same for the movie, but things did not turned out as she had hoped.
Ernest Owens, a queer Black journalist, details his traumatizing experience of being interrogated by police over a Facebook comment.
The Justice Department has just tweeted out news that a man in Florida has been taken into custody Friday and will be charged in connection with the 12 (and counting) package bombs sent to Democrats.
Rapper/actor Common sat down with theGrio's senior editor, Demetria Irwin, to talk about his new film Hunter Killer.
 Queen Latifah may have some bigness to celebrate if the rumors are true.According to several reports, the superstar whose real name is Dana Owens is expecting a child with her rumored girlfriend, Eboni Nichols.Neither of the ladies have confirmed...
Class is in session, and black men are leading the way.This month in Philadelphia, a historic gathering of black male educators and allies, took place to call for a revolutionary change in public education.The lack of Black male educators...
In 2013, the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Shelby County v. Holder case weakened key provisions of the 1965 Voting Rights Act.
With midterm elections fast approaching, the Governor’s race in Florida is heating up.And last night, Republican candidate, Ron DeSantis and Democratic candidate Andrew Gillum had a spirited debate about the future of Florida.The outcome?Gillum is getting it done.With...