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True Story: Trump's Promises to Black America (Episode 2)
Michael Eric Dyson breaks down one of the consequences of whit...
Michael Eric Dyson talks Trump, Resistance & Race in America

A 30-year prison sentence…then a commutation from President Obama. This is what #ASecondChance looks like. Check out episode 3 of #GrioTrueStory with Natasha S. Alford.


When it comes to social justice Google is putting their money where their mouth is!

Google has pledged to invest $11.5 million in support of racial justice. The money will be split between 10 different causes, $5 million will be donated to the Center for Policing Equality. "CPE's National Justice Database is the first in the nation to track national statistics on police behavior, i...
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The White House says it's 'absurd' to link the rise in hate crimes to Trump's rhetoric. Do you agree?

A Kansas man has been charged with murder and attempted murder after opening fire in a bar in what authorities believe was an attack meant to target foreigners. On Thursday, Adam W. Purinton allegedly shot two men who had come into the country from India. Purinton reportedly said that the two men sh...
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Check out why the media mogul is convinced she was never meant to have children.

In an April issue preview of Good Housekeeping U.K., Oprah Winfrey opened up about her decision not to have children, saying that it was just not the path for her. “I wouldn’t have been a good mom for babies,” she said in the preview that was posted Friday. “I don’t have the patience. I have the…
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Who knew three handmade signs on a food cart could anger so many people?

On Thursday, a makeshift food cart offering free food only to "black people" caused outrage. “Free Food for Black People,” read three handmade signs on the cart that was set up outside the Bronx Supreme Court, and it was those signs and their enforcement that had people up in arms. -- Korean restaur...
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Thanks to a "highly intoxicated' driver a night of celebration tragically ended in carnage.

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A suspect is in custody after 28 people were injured Saturday when a vehicle plowed into a crowd watching the Krewe of Endymion parade in the Mid-City section of New Orleans, police said. Police Chief Michael Harrison said the suspect is being investigated for driving while intoxi...

Does she regret what led to her fall from grace? The answer may surprise you.

Rachel Dolezal is now reportedly on the verge of homelessness, as she does not have a job and has been relying on food stamps. In an interview with The Guardian ahead of the publication of her memoir, In Full Color, Dolezal stated that despite her current situation, she was “not going to stoop and a...

Yikes! We haven't seen a clap back this harsh since Nas released 'Ether'. Remy really went there.

This week, rapper Nicki Minaj released a verse on Gucci Mane's track Make Love that fans felt was a dig at Love & Hip Hop star Remy Ma. Previously, Minaj had asserted in interviews that she didn't have a problem with the rapper and that any speculations about a brooding 'beef' were over-exaggerated....

We recommend you go see this film and decide for yourself.

Jordan Peele's Get Out has been getting rave reviews from critics, but there is an increasingly vocal segment of people who absolutely hate it, calling it "anti-white" and "racist." The movie's plot follows an interracial couple, a black man and white woman, as they reach the meet-the-parents stage…

Since dialogue doesn't seem to be working, these witches are taking matters into their own hands.

Witches around the world gathered at midnight on Friday to cast spells under the crescent moon in an attempt to stop Donald Trump. The self-proclaimed witches, including Lana Del Ray, had pledged to cast spells to keep Trump from causing harm as well as to try to banish him from office. While people...

Our condolences go out to Wiz and his family during this difficult time.

Wiz Khalifa is speaking out after the death of his transgender sister. The news of her death broke when Khalifa's mom, Peachie Wimbush, posted on Instagram to share a picture of her daughter, Dorien "Lala" Thomaz, along with an obituary. "Ther...

U.S constitution be damned, this is as close to violating "freedom of the press' as it gets!

On Friday, the White House blocked several news outlets from attending an informal briefing even as President Donald Trump has continued to crusade against what he calls "fake news" and dishonest media. CNN, the New York Times, Politico, the Los Angeles Times and BuzzFeed were all banned by press se...

"Where did you get your name from?" and "Are you Muslim?” are the types of the questions they asked the boxing legend’s son.

On February 7, Muhammad Ali Jr. and his mother, Khalilah Camacho-Ali, had just arrived at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport after a speaking engagement in Jamaica for Black History Month when Muhammad Ali Jr. was detained by immigration officials. According to family friend and law...

He's still rich, just not billionaire rich.

Sean 'Diddy' Combs isn't actually a billionaire.

Hidden Figures might've awakened your inner scientist.

I moved to the U.S. from Trinidad when I was two years old. Once settled in Brooklyn, my parents, like many immigrating to this country seeking the American Dream, encouraged my sisters and me to work hard and seize new opportunities.

Why is Dan so mad?

Dan Le Batard claimed that Magic Johnson only got opportunities, such as the presidency of the Lakers organization, because he is "famous and charming."

Barack Obama just makes you feel good when you see him.

Former president Barack Obama was just spotted in New York City, apparently visiting with a foundation that has contributed to the Obama Presidential Library, planned to be built in Chicago. is a video news community devoted to providing stories and issues that affect and reflect black America.
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