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R&B singer Sammie likely didn’t get the response he expected when he slammed the “trend” […]

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Though her famous son is on one of the biggest shows on television, Andria Mayberry says that doesn't mean she's going to quit her day job any time soon.

The post Bryshere Gray’s mom explains why she still works despite his success appeared first on theGrio.

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The growing absence of fathers in American households — particularly in the African-American community — has […]

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theGRIO REPORT - In the African-American community, teenage mothers are a major factor contributing to the staggering percentage of single mothers...

The post Decline in teenage pregnancy could lower single parenthood in the black community appeared first on theGrio.

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OPINION - When you look at the numbers, and weigh them against the alternative of permanent singledom, the struggle for marriage might seem pointless to many of us...

The post Is marriage worth it for black women? These women say, 'Yes!' appeared first on theGrio.

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theGRIO REPORT - Emblazoned over Nia Long's family photo is the headline "Single, Satisfied & Raising Her Boys" -- and this is causing quite a stir. While Long looks radiant, and her children appear to be relaxed and happy, some are questioning the pride with which the seasoned thespian embraces raising two children out of wedlock.

The post Nia Long applauds raising kids as single mom on cover of Essence appeared first on theGrio.

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