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Singer Solange Knowles attends the Maryam Nassir Zadeh fashion show during New York Fashion Week on September 12, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mireya Acierto/Getty Images) thegrio.comvideo

Solange Knowles hosts ‘Bridge-s’ art installation at the Getty Museum

Solange Knowles hosted an immersive art piece at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles on November 16 and 17 titled Bridge-s.
De'Von Bailey theGrio.com

Two Colorado cops who fatally shot Black teen in the back, will not face...

A grand jury in Colorado cleared two police officers who fatally shot a Black teen in the back last August.

Solange Knowles addresses rumors that she cheated with manager

Just days after announcing her split from husband Alan Ferguson, singer Solange Knowles has come forward to address swirling rumors that she may have had an extramarital affair.

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Byron Allen names Todd Johnson as new Chief Content Officer of theGrio

Byron Allen, CEO of Entertainment Studios, has named award-winning journalist Todd Johnson, as the Chief Content Officer of theGrio. 

Civil Rights attorney Benjamin Crump’s new book unapologetic about rampant genocide of ‘colored’ people...

Famed civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump has a new book that explains why he has devoted the balance of his legal career to fighting the injustices of racism and how we as a country can finally end it.
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Ballistics database helps bring Houston gang war into focus

The National Integrated Ballistic Information Network, or NIBIN, is a database of scanned bullet casings that has been around for two decades.

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Cause for hope and caution following police shooting in Atatiana Jefferson’s home

In the days after Atatiana Jefferson's killing in her own home by a white Fort Worth police officer, many in the black community say they've seen at least initial signs of swifter action.
Victim Botham Jean's neighbor Joshua Brown, left, answers questions from Assistant District Attorney LaQuita Long, right, while pointing to a map of the South Side Flats where he lives, while testifying during the murder trial of former Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger, in Dallas. Authorities say that Brown was killed in a shooting Friday, Oct. 4. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool) thegrio.comvideo

Second suspect arrested for killing of Joshua Brown, key witness in Amber Guyger trial

A second suspect has been arrested in connection with the killing of Joshua Brown, a key witness in the Amber Guyger murder trial.--Why fear...
Victim Botham Jean's neighbor Joshua Brown, left, answers questions from Assistant District Attorney LaQuita Long, right, while pointing to a map of the South Side Flats where he lives, while testifying during the murder trial of former Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger, in Dallas. Authorities say that Brown was killed in a shooting Friday, Oct. 4. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool) thegrio.com

Why fear that the slain Botham Jean case witness was targeted makes sense

Many fear that Joshua Brown, whose testimony helped get Amber Guyger convicted, was killed in retaliation. But there are reasons for those fears

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Ex-Cop Amber Guyger guilty in killing of Botham Jean; punishment phase begins

The former Dallas cop maintained that she was defending herself and that the incident was accidental, but prosecutors said she should have known she was in the wrong apartment

Howard Business grad launches COMMUNITYx, a tech startup and app that takes social activism...

Chloë Rogers created COMMUNITYx, a space where young activists can stay connected and mobilize efforts through technology to bring about systematic change through social justice.
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WATCH | Pete Buttigieg says if America doesn’t address racism ASAP, country will fall...

In a candid new interview with theGrio, 2020 Presidential hopeful Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, IN, says if America doesn't address race issues,...
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Activist DeRay McKesson questions Shaun King’s integrity

The growing chorus of people outwardly questioning the integrity of activist Shaun King has expanded to activist DeRay McKesson, the former school administrator who vaulted to fame after the Ferguson, Mo., protests.

DOJ accuses Baltimore County Police of racial discrimination in hiring; files suit

The Department of Justice charges that Baltimore County uses a test that is biased against Black applicants to its police force
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NAACP Official: ‘We are monitoring’ DOJ after agency files brief in Comcast racial discrimination...

The NAACP says it is closely watching actions of the Trump administration on longstanding civil rights statutes that may have come under attack
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Howard University to add golf teams after receiving generous donation from Steph Curry

Thanks to the Golden State point guard, students at the HBCU will get a shot at playing Division 1 golf -- its first ever athletic program at that level
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Police bodycam footage in death of De’Von Bailey released; sparks outrage

The shooting of De'Von Bailey has left his family angered and a community calling for justice, meanwhile bodycam footage is being reviewed.
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BREAKING NEWS: A$AP Rocky CONVICTED of assault by Swedish court

  A$AP Rocky has been found guilty of assault and handed a conditional sentence after a street brawl in Stockholm that was caught on video.The rapper,...
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Harvard professor and journalist offer the secret to raising successful children in new book

Harvard faculty member Ronald Ferguson and acclaimed journalist Tatsha Robertson have a new book that unlocks the secrets of good parenting.

New eye-opening survey examines how Millennials view criminal justice system

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.