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For too long, Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people of faith have been forced into the shadows in some communities, fighting to stay true to their faith without sacrificing their identities. While certainly not a problem unique...
Oprah Winfrey Network's (OWN) newest TV series brings love, reality TV and celebrity drama, together for a juicy storyline. The show is based in Los Angeles, CA and features five celebrity couples, including rapper Coolio, NFL player, Dwayne Bowe, and...
I am a dapperqueer Black woman. It means that I’m more at home in bowties and wingtips than dresses and kitten heels. To be honest, it means that I don’t even know if kitten heels are worn with dresses;...
On a sunny afternoon this past Sunday, the Los Angeles community and elected officials gathered on Leimert Boulevard near Vernon Avenue for the ground-breaking ceremony of Destination Crenshaw.  The free event had food trucks, performances and booths for community members...
We have now arrived at the truth: Black voters are the reason why former Vice President Joe Biden is having an astonishing comeback story this primary season.  After landing his first victory in South Carolina on Saturday, the Black vote...
With Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada, and South Carolina in the rearview mirror, Super Tuesday is finally upon us. And as polling and voting trends have revealed this election cycle, there’s a brewing divide in the voting affinity between young,...
Vanessa Bryant's lawyer said she is "absolutely devastated" by allegations that Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies shared photos of the helicopter crash that claimed the lives of her husband, Kobe Bryant, her daughter, Gianna Bryant, and seven others in...
Licensed therapist, life coach and journalist S. Tia Brown shares ways to handle that fat tax refund check you have coming your way.
Listen to New Yorkers, especially Black New Yorkers.  While so-called polls claimed former New York City Mayor Michael Rubens Bloomberg was surging in the Democratic race for president, Black and LatinX New Yorkers from social media to talk radio to...
Rapper Boosie Badazz is among those against the Wade family's decision to support Zaya and took to Instagram to rant on the matter.
Journalist and licensed therapist, S. Tia Brown, shares a few tips and insights on how to always have a great Valentine's Day. Take notes!
On a fall night in 1992, I crossed Pennington Road in my neighborhood to drop off a homework assignment to one of my high school best friends, Jamie. Jamie is a white girl, and the road that split our...
Author and Parenting Pro, Nancy Redd shares why we all need to be more intentional about making sure that Dads are a part of every parenting conversation.   Do you remember the time when dads just came home, kicked off their...
In a special segment with theGrio, award-winning journalist, Marc Lamont Hill weighs in on Snoop Dogg's remarks about Gayle King.
Did your resolutions not pop off like you inteded? January didnt hit like it should? Journalist and licensed therapist S. Tia Brown has you covered.
On Super Bowl LIV weekend in Miami, Shaquille O’Neal paid tribute to his former Lakers teammate, Kobe Bryant, while spinning on the ones and twos at one of the biggest pre-game events in town. “If you love Kobe Bryant put...
The Trump administration works overtime to keep Black people from attaining political and economic freedom. Yet the president's reelection campaign called a clever play on Super Bowl Sunday with an ad that sells Trump as a compassionate, conservative fighter...
Journalist and licensed therapist, S. Tia Brown, explains how the collective grief over Kobe Bryant's death is re-shaping how we connect.
Google has listed its most searched Black figures and topics just in time for Black History Month and the people who made the list are fascinating
Although the saying "Black don't crack" is popular, a new study says discrimination could be a cause of premature aging in African Americans.