True Story

When it comes to money, there’s a new generation of Black leaders who are taking different steps to secure their

/ July 30, 2019

In 1961, Dorothy Butler Gilliam defied the odds by becoming the first Black woman reporter at The Washington Post. At a

/ February 1, 2019

TheGrio has launched a special series called #BlackonBlue to examine the relationship between law enforcement and African-Americans. Our reporters and videographers will investigate police

/ June 29, 2018

On this episode of True Story, we meet Jaion Hemsley, a 17-year-old shooting survivor and high school student at the

/ March 26, 2018
Newark Police

WATCH our award-winning video story “Tension, Trauma and Trust” above.  A written recap of the piece is below. When Officer

/ January 18, 2018
african kings

On this episode of “True Story,” theGrio’s Natasha Alford profiles Tamika Mallory, longtime activist and co-chair of this year’s historic

/ November 30, 2017
african kings

"I look at issues that I care about and find somebody who's working on it."

/ November 17, 2017