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Black in the saddle: The history of African-American jockeys in the Kentucky Derby

theGRIO REPORT - Krigger could become the first black jockey to win the Derby in over a century. One hundred and eleven years is a long time to wait for an African-American winner to return to the scene...

Beyoncé: In command and allegedly making demands

theGRIO REPORT - Beyoncé also wants the world to be watching her -- the version of her best self that is perfectly crafted. While perhaps not organic or transparent, her actions, as the public is reading them, are certainly understandable...

Lil Wayne goes on a tirade, drops f-bomb after losing pre-Super Bowl game

E! ONLINE - As it turns out, Lil Wayne does have some worries...

Brandy: Whitney Houston losing her voice 'probably drove her insane'

theGRIO REPORT - Brandy spoke to CNN's Piers Morgan about Houston's death and said she understood how difficult it was for Houston to lose her voice...

Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss bare all, talk racism in fashion for Russian and...

Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell bare all and discuss racism in fashion for the December issues of German and Russian Interview. Campbell appears topless for the cover (NSFW), which features the best friend-supermodels in a touching, languid embrace.

Black stars nominated for 2013 Independent Spirit Awards (SLIDESHOW)

SLIDESHOW - Several African-American actors and filmmakers have been nominated for the 2013 Independent Spirit Awards...

Tamera Mowry-Housley tweets photo of newborn son, Aden

Tamera and her husband Adam welcomed their bundle of joy into the world only two weeks ago, but the cute critter is already making a media splash.

This week in fashion: Rihanna, Naomie Harris, Kerry Washington and more strut star style

theGRIO REPORT - The biggest blip on the map was of course the Victoria's Secret fashion show, which taped this week. The glorious lingerie extravaganza featured a performance by Rihanna that included an outfit change. ..

Jamie Foxx reportedly considering 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' villain role

theGRIO REPORT - Oscar winner Jamie Foxx is in talks to play the villain Electro in the upcoming sequel to 'The Amazing Spider-Man'...

Fake doctor who treated 500 patients arrested in Georgia

theGRIO REPORT - Ernest Addo, 48, of Austell, Georgia was arrested on Friday, for stealing the identity of his friend and posing as a doctor for six months...

Aide denies Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. suicide attempt rumors

theGRIO REPORT - Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL) is now facing pressure from his own party to come forth about his medical condition, while his aides are busy denying rumors that the embattled lawmaker has attempted suicide...

Jada Pinkett Smith calls divorce rumors 'ridiculous'

Jada Pinkett Smith spoke to the French magazine Gala about the rumors that said that her marriage to Will Smith was on the rocks...

Nene Leakes to star in NBC sitcom 'The New Normal'

'Real Housewives of Atlanta' star Nene Leakes just landed a recurring role on the upcoming NBC sitcom, 'The New Normal'...

Beyoncé stuns in figure-hugging dress at Michelle Obama's NYC fundraiser

theGRIO REPORT - Beyoncé and her post-baby body turned heads yet again in another stunning public appearance made within weeks of giving birth to daughter, Blue Ivy...

Can Meagan Good play Whitney Houston in biopic?

theGRIO REPORT - Before her untimely death, Whitney Houston was reportedly planning on turning her life into a biopic starring Meghan Good...

Octavia Spencer wants breast lift as a post-Oscar gift to herself

The actress from will soon be turning 40 and says that she wants her breast to look the way they did when she was a teenager...
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Why we can't blame Bobby Brown for Whitney Houston's death

OPINION - To this day, many still don't get it and ask, 'How could she have married him?' The answer is as clear then as it is now: Because she wanted to...

Attempt to ban hip-hop from Pakistani schools failed

An effort to ban hip-hop music in Pakistani schools has instead turned into a lesson in tolerance in a nation where religious fundamentalism has been on the rise...

Grammys: Are the awards prejudiced against rap music?

OPINION - The wins for rappers outside of the designated rap categories are scant and the cause of much backlash...
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Magic Johnson on National Black AIDS Awareness day: 'Bring the numbers down'

It's estimated that at some point in our lifetime, 1 in 16 black men will be diagnosed as HIV positive and 1 in 32 women will contract HIV...