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#MeToo, Bill Cosby, Black Community, Brett Kavanaugh, MSNBC, News, Opinion, Politics, Sexual Assault, Sirius, The Culture, Top Stories, Zerlina Maxwell -

Zerlina Maxwell knows why she didn’t report it. Maxwell was just about to start her first year of law school when she says she was attacked by someone she knew. The crushing weight of fear and the pounding worry of a possible trial was a burden she couldn’t carry.  She reported the incident to the […]

The post Zerlina Maxwell talks surviving sexual assault, Bill Cosby and the Black community’s #MeToo call to action appeared first on theGrio.

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al sharpton, aretha franklin, black community, misspellings, respect, warren g -

On the list of unsolved mysteries I have stored in my brain, one near the top is why Warren G didn’t go back and punch in a bar with the correct spelling of the word “next” in his song “What’s Next.” For whatever reason, the version that went to mastering and to the three million people who purchased it includes…

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Black Community, Donald Trump, HBCUs, News, Omarosa, Omarosa Manigault-Newman, Politics, Racism, Top Stories, Trump, Unhinged, Unhinged45, Video -

In part two of her first interview with an African-American media outlet since the release of her blistering memoir Unhinged: An Insider’s Account of the Trump White House, Omarosa Manigult Newman spoke to TheGrio’s Natasha Alford at her hotel in New York City Tuesday night. EXCLUSIVE: Omarosa on her message to the Black community– “I […]

The post Omarosa on being called a “dog” and the BIG moment Trump embarrassed her (Part 2) appeared first on theGrio.

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Black Community, Donald Trump, Featured, HBCUs, News, Omarosa, Omarosa Manigault-Newman, Politics, Racism, Top Stories, Trump, Unhinged, Unhinged45, Video -

In part one of her first interview with an African-American media outlet since the release of her blistering memoir Unhinged: An Insider's Account of the Trump White House, Omarosa Manigault Newman talks to theGrio about regrets in the past and rejoices for the future.

The post EXCLUSIVE: Omarosa on her message to the Black community– “I Came Up Short” (Part 1) appeared first on theGrio.

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African-American Entrepreneurs, All STar CODE, Black Community, Entertainment, Good News, Reginald F. Lewis Foundation, Technology, Top Stories, Video -

This summer there are young Black boys learning how to code and be tech entrepreneurs and it’s all thanks to All Star Code. Christina Lewis founded All Star Code back in 2013,  with the intent to educate, prepare and place young men of color in the tech industry. And Lewis is well on her way. By […]

The post Grio Good News Report | Christina Lewis, daughter of Reginald F. Lewis, is inspiring young Black boys that are interested in technology appeared first on theGrio.

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black community, Gary Shipman, National, News, North Carolina, Race, State House Seat -

A white Democrat gunning for a state House seat in North Carolina raised a few […]

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Bernie Sanders struggles, black community, National, new path to black voters, News, Politics -

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Bernie Sanders took the stage in Mississippi’s capital city alongside a […]

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Black Community, Black Panthers, Gun Control, News, NRA, Otis McDonald, Parkland, Politics, Shaneen Allen, Video, Violence -

The NRA has had a lot to say about “black mothers in Chicago” grieving the deaths of their children to gun violence.  But when black people have guns, we’re treated like second class citizens. Why does the gun lobby use black people to bolster their agenda but stay silent on issues that matter most to […]

The post The NRA’s Black Outreach Efforts Are Suspect appeared first on theGrio.

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black community, Entertainment, houstons, News Video, Racial Discrimination, T.I. -

T.I. has lifted the boycott on Houston’s restaurant after meeting with leaders of the establishment.  […]

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Black Community, Communities of Color, Cory Booker, Domestic Violence, Gun Control, Inner City Violence, News, Parkland Shooting, Politics, Senator Cory Booker, Video -

(In this preview clip of our exclusive interview with Sen. Cory Booker, he tells theGrio’s Natasha Alford why the gun control debate must include black communities.) In the wake of the horrific school shooting in Parkland, Florida, a new wave of gun control activism has overtaken the country. The passionate pleas and tearful cries of […]

The post EXCLUSIVE: Sen. Cory Booker says Black communities must be a part of gun control debate appeared first on theGrio.

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allegation of sexual misconduct, black community, black voters, charles barkley, Debra Lee, democrats, Doug Jones, Keri Claussen Khalighi, National, Russell Simmons, Scott M. Mils, Tavis Smiley, walmart -

Walmart suspends ties with Tavis Smiley after sexual misconduct allegations. (Source: AP) Russell Simmons agreed […]

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Black Community, Congressional Black Caucus, Impeachment, Maxine Waters, News, Politics -

Representative Maxine Waters has called for the impeachment of Trump, and she expects other Black leaders to back her in her efforts.

The post Maxine Waters implores Blacks to get ‘controversial’ appeared first on theGrio.

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Bill Cosby, Black Community, Ebony Magazine, Entertainment, Opinion, Opinions -

Writer George M. Johnson cautions those in the Black community who unwaveringly stand by Black figures and institutions like Bill Cosby and Ebony magazine.

The post The dangers of protecting the ‘Black image’ at all costs appeared first on theGrio.

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Black Community, Chicago, Gun Violence, News, Opinions, President Donald Trump -

Often, President Donald Trump speaks of black communities as worse than third world countries, believing the moment black people step outside their front door, they get shot. As a black person, I can attest, I’ve never been shot, not ever. Recently, President Trump tweeted: “If Chicago doesn’t fix the horrible “carnage” going on, 228 shootings […]

The post Dear Mr. President: Chicago isn’t ‘carnage’, it’s a beautiful, complex city appeared first on theGrio.

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2016 Presidential Election, Black Community, David Banner, Donald Trump, News -

David Banner hopes this election will serve as a wake-up call to blacks everywhere and is hopeful that Trump's win will spur the community into action.

The post David Banner: Trump election ‘may be best thing to happen to blacks’ appeared first on theGrio.

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2016 Presidential Election, Black Community, Donald Trump, Inner Cities, News, Politics -

It should be well understood by now that men like Donald Trump do not use the term “inner city” with any degree of historical analysis or sociological bent.

The post The problem with Donald Trump’s so-called ‘inner city’ appeared first on theGrio.

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black community, Clergy, Health & Wellness, health disparities, Heart Disease, hypertension, Obesity, The Black Church -

Several members of clergy and the Health Promotion Action Coalition gathered for a weekly luncheon […]

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black community, blackface, cultural appropriation, Culture, Emmaatan, Entertainment, Fashion & Beauty, Race, Spray tanning -

Apparently white Swedish women are using spray tan to make themselves Black. As revealed by […]

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Black comedians, black community, black entrepreneurs, black Women, Blogs, Equitable, Technology -

Yes, you read that right. EquiTable is a recently developed app that splits the bill based on […]

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black community, Black Community Co-op, Business, Editor's Picks, Greensboro Community Food Co-op, Lifestyle, Renaissance Community Co-op Black -

For almost two decades, the residents who live in a predominantly African-American Greensboro neighborhood didn’t […]

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African American, black community, Editor's Picks, Health & Wellness, lack of sleep, sleep and health, sleep deprivation -

      A number of studies reveal that Black Americans are not getting adequate […]

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American Dietetic Association, black community, Dietary fiber, Editor's Picks, fiber, Health & Wellness, healthy diet -

People’s fiber choices are often influenced by several factors, which can impact their overall nutritional […]

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black community, Caribbean diets, Editor's Picks, Health & Wellness, Nutritional value, Plaintains, vitamin c -

Plantains have long been a staple in African and Caribbean diets. Aside from their great […]

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