A recent examination of the "Criminal Justice Toplines by Race and Ethnicity," looks at how millennials view the criminal justice system and law enforcement's response.
Cyntoia Brown was released from a Tennessee prison on Wednesday after her life sentence was commuted.
Nobel laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Toni Morrison, who wrote extensively about race, gender, and the Black American experience died in New York City at the age of 88 years old.Morrison’s work includes classics such as “Beloved” and “Song of Solomon.” In 1993, she became first black woman to receive the Nobel literature prize.

Allen Media Broadcasting LLC officially takes control of CBS, NBC, and FOX Broadcast Television affiliates in the Indiana and Louisiana markets.
On Saturday, Curlfest transformed Randall's Island into a #BlackGirlMagic wonderland full of fluffy fros, luxurious locs, and colossal curls.
R. Kelly appeared before a federal court in Chicago where he entered a not-guilty plea on 18 counts of sexual misconduct and other charges, but was denied bail.

Arts and culture instituations theGrio visited during Essence Fest are now bracing for Tropical Storm Barry to make landfall this weekend.
Today, Sen. Kamala Harris and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez introduced their Fair Chance at Housing Act to the House and Senate.
The cannabis industry's glaring issues with inclusion, community support, and decriminalization are not just on the national level, but state and local as well.

Breaking news: Cardi is the latest rapper to be indicted by a grand jury on two felony charges for fighting in a New York strip club over a woman she thought was cheating with her husband.
The American Black Film Festival is going down in Miami and TheGrio is front and center for all the festivities. Tons of famous faces headed down to the beach this week to mix and mingle with fans, creatives, and...
Comedian Lil Duval has all of Black Twitter in stitches with his #BlackMenDontCheat hashtag and the release of a new song featuring Charlamagne Tha God.
Byron Allen, Entertainment Studios CEO, received good news today about his $20 billion racial discrimination lawsuit against cable giant Comcast.
A Black hotel worker had a few viral hashtags on Twitter after he posted his pitch-perfect response to a would-be guest's racist commentary.
Alicia Garza (Black Lives Matter co-founder) and the Black Futures Lab have released a report analyzing political data from the 2019 Black Census.
A Slovenian artist has created an international stir with her latest work featuring blackened hands groping the body of a half-naked white woman.
A landlord in Richmond, Virginia was reportedly recorded unleashing a racist rant full of derogatory comments to his tenant after she requested repairs on her home, according to NBC 12, who spoke to the alleged victim, Win...
Herman Cain continues to prove that he has no business speaking for the Black community. The business executive and former Republican presidential candidate told TMZ he believes Black people are "brainwashed" to hate Don...
AT&T earned first place on the 2019 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list, which was announced on May 7 at Cipriani Wall Street.