Wendy Wilson

In an exclusive interview with theGrio, Fannie Lou Hamer's daughter celebrates her mother on the 42nd anniversary of the civil rights activist's death.
Surveillance footage at a St. Louis County, Missouri, daycare center revealed a teacher slammed a 3-year-old girl against a cabinet, causing her head to split open.
Idris Elba reveals on Ellen how Prince Harry quietly asked him if he could DJ at his wedding reception to Megan Markle.

Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) brings in Trump administration staffer Lynne Patton to confront Michael Cohen about his remarks that President Donald Trump is a "racist."
The Democratic run House of Representatives passed a bill that would expand background checks for gun sales to include firearms.
Millennial chefs like Lazarus Lynch are rewriting the playbook in creating a career in the culinary arts.

JanetJackson is taking over Las Vegas with a headlining 15 show residency called Metamorphosis beginning May 17 at Park Theater at Park MGM resort.
Attorney Ben Crump held a news conference with the National Council of Negro Women calling out Johnson & Johnson "preyed on minority women" to sell its cancer causing baby powder.
Alva Johnson, a former staffer on the Donald Trump presidential campaign, has issued a lawsuit accusing the President of kissing her without her consent before a Florida rally.

Having interviewed him several times, Mo Ivory thinks Jussie Smollett is addicted to fame and celebrity and it will ultimately lead to his downfall.
While some people in Chicago are busy gloating about their “True Detective” instincts or bemoaning the blow to Chicago’s reputation, Kyra Kyles is more saddened that the Jussie Smollett incident reveals we're a lot harder on our own than those who truly oppress us.
Director Ryan Coogler and actor and producer Michael B. Jordan  offered advice on how to be successful in media at the Obama Foundation’s inaugural MBKRising! event in Oakland, California.
The Obama Foundation's three-day My Brother's Keeper Conference in Oakland connects celebrities, athletes, politicians, activists and others together in their support of young men of color.
Former President Barack Obama and Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry sat for a candid conversation about manhood at the My Brother Keeper Alliance MBK Rising! event in Oakland.
Attorney Phillip Thompson believes the Commonwealth of Virginia should give Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax a chance to defend himself against his accusers in a legal courtroom and not in the court of public opinion.
Writer Sophia A Nelson feels Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax isn't a victim of Virginia's 400-year-old white male patriarchy, but instead must resign because of a dark past catching up to him.
Nathan Fluellen, creator and host of the travel show, "World Wide Nate," documents living out one of his lifelong dreams.
The Alabama Attorney General concluded that no one is at fault for the officer-involved shooting death of Emantic "EJ" Bradford Jr.
Activists Tamika D. Mallory and Mysonne Linen explain why they believe that in social justice movements, the most marginalized and impacted people have to be at the center of the work.
Fashion journalist Troy Artis recounts the day he was attacked, and knifed, while having homophobic slurs spewed at him, similar to actor Jussie Smollett.