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On the 10th anniversary of his killing, Oscar Grant’s mother has turned her grief and pain into purpose
Ten years ago today, 22-year old, Oscar Grant III was fatally shot just hours into the new year by Oakland’s BART Police Officer Johannes Mehserle.
‘Black Panther’ director Ryan Coogler went from living in his car to creating superheros because he personifies #blackexcellence
If Ryan Coogler isn’t your favorite director by now, then you just haven’t been paying attention. The 31-year-old breakout Marvel
“I doubt that Americans will ever be able to face the fact that the word ‘homosexual’ is not a noun.
(AP) — A jury rejected a civil rights lawsuit on Tuesday filed by the father of an unarmed man who was shot and killed by a transit officer at a San Francisco Bay Area train station…
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Five friends of Oscar Grant, the man who was fatally shot by a San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer, have reached a deal to settle a federal lawsuit against the agency, officials said…
Oprah Winfrey, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Forest Whitaker, Michael B. Jordan grace the cover of ESSENCE’s Hollywood Issue
theGRIO REPORT – ESSENCE magazine invited the biggest stars to celebrate the success of black cinema on the cover of their March 2014 collector’s issue.
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theGRIO’s 100 – Michael B. Jordan had a breakout year in Hollywood starring in the critically acclaimed film ‘Fruitvale Station,’ and he’s just getting started…