About Touré

Touré is the host of the podcast "Toure Show" and the podcast docuseries "Who Was Prince?" He is also the author of seven books.

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OPINION: Tracy Chapman’s success owes a lot to two big ’80s ideas — affirmative action and Afrocentrism.
Black podcasts, theGrio.com
OPINION: To mark the launch of my new podcast “Being Black: The ’80” on Thursday, here are 13 Black podcasts you will love.
OPINION: My new podcast “Being Black: The ’80s” is about Black political issues and music in an incredible decade.
Met Gala, Met Gala 2023, Rihanna, Janelle Monáe, Karl Lagerfeld, Biggest Night in Fashion, Fashion, theGrio.com
OPINION: Janelle Monáe’s new video for “Lipstick Lover” is about freedom, Black beauty, LGBTQ pride, body positivity, sex positivity and love.
Beyond - Three Voices For Peace
OPINION: The legendary singer, who died Wednesday at age 83, was a survivor whose gritty, soulful voice was a source of empowerment for a generation of women.
Do Black people tip less? Black people and tipping, theGrio.com
May 24, 2023
OPINION: Ann Coulter’s dig at Black people and tipping is obnoxious but is it off base?
May 11, 2023
OPINION: Is LeBron James better than Michael Jordan? Does this playoff run at 38 years old push him past Jordan? Or is Jordan still the GOAT?
Trump CNN town Hall, thegrio.com
May 11, 2023
OPINION: Trump did CNN’s Town Hall, and he lied and spouted his old talking points and attacked the moderator. He hasn’t changed. It’s gross.
Jordan Neely protests, thegrio.com
May 11, 2023
OPINION: Jordan Neely’s death inspired protests designed to stop society’s “wheels.” We talked to Warriors In The Garden, a group that halted subways.
May 3, 2023
Republican Mark Robinson wants Black people to pay reparations. He could become North Carolina’s next Governor.
OPINION: The saga of Wyclef Jean, Lauryn Hill and Pas Michel is made for the big screen — it’s about music, infidelity, espionage, millions, and much, much more.
OPINION: Despite concerns about his age and lack of charisma, President Biden gives Democrats the best chance at retaining the White House.
Tucker Carlson theGrio.com
April 24, 2023
OPINION: Tucker Carlson used his Fox News show to spread lies and racist ideas — and was a crucial reason why the modern right is a mess of white fear and conspiracy theories.
April 21, 2023
OPINION: A new Freaknik documentary coming to Hulu has some folks concerned about seeing people they know. Based on my experience, that concern is valid.
invited to the cookout, theGrio.com
OPINION: It takes a lot for a white person to get an invitation to the cookout. Here are 13 white people who should make the cut.
Justin Timberlake theGrio.com
OPINION: It takes a lot to be white and cookout-worthy. And Justin Timberlake is definitely not getting an invite to the cookout.
April 14, 2023
OPINION: Clarence Thomas is in Harlan Crow’s pocket and yet, he hates white paternalism. Make it make sense
April 13, 2023
Jason Whitlock is fearless and anti-black. He does the same job as Candace Owens but he’s not very good at it.
April 12, 2023
OPINION: Candace Owens has made a career out of being anti-Black and aiding white supremacy. But does she really believe what she says?
April 6, 2023
We think spanking is a Black thing but no it’s a white European tradition that we adopted. We’re replicating slave masters.