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A new bronze statue of Rosa Parks was dedicated to the residents of Montgomery, Alabama on Rosa Parks Day. 🙏🏾
12/03/2019
New statue of Rosa Parks unveiled in Alabama on 64th bus boycott anniversary - theGrio

A new bronze statue of Rosa Parks was dedicated to the residents of Montgomery, Alabama on Rosa Parks Day. 🙏🏾

A brand new bronze statue of civil rights activist Rosa Parks was dedicated in Montgomery Alabama. Steven Reed, Montgomery's first African American mayor was on hand to witness the unveiling with Alabama Governor, Kay Ivey.

‪While the main plot of #QueenAndSlim tackles big issues like police brutality and the plight of Black folks in America ...
12/02/2019
The true genius of 'Queen & Slim' is in the journey, not the destination

‪While the main plot of #QueenAndSlim tackles big issues like police brutality and the plight of Black folks in America today, the genius of the film lies in the intricate details. ✊🏾🙏🏾‬

‪Read our review here:

A review of 'Queen & Slim' a masterpiece written by Lena Waithe, starring Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith and directed by Melina Matsoukas.

A new bronze statue of civil rights activist Rosa Parks was dedicated to the residents of Montgomery, Alabama on Rosa Pa...
12/02/2019
New statue of Rosa Parks unveiled in Alabama on 64th bus boycott anniversary - theGrio

A new bronze statue of civil rights activist Rosa Parks was dedicated to the residents of Montgomery, Alabama on Rosa Parks Day, a day named in her honor.

A brand new bronze statue of civil rights activist Rosa Parks was dedicated in Montgomery Alabama. Steven Reed, Montgomery's first African American mayor was on hand to witness the unveiling with Alabama Governor, Kay Ivey.

It's actually pretty odd how many of you would rather D Wade be hateful towards his child (under the guise of "raising h...
12/02/2019
Dwyane Wade checks Internet haters for talking about his son

It's actually pretty odd how many of you would rather D Wade be hateful towards his child (under the guise of "raising him right" -- read: bigotry) instead of being a loving and supportive father. 🤷🏾‍♀️

Dwyane Wade’s 12-year-old son, Zion, was the target of some offensive posts after his wife, Gabrielle Union, posted a family photo to IG on Thanksgiving.

You know how wild your statements had to be that they’re proposing bills to ban it...
12/02/2019
T.I. prompts New York lawmakers to introduce bills to ban virginity testing - theGrio

You know how wild your statements had to be that they’re proposing bills to ban it...

After "T.I." received backlash after an interview revealed that he often requests that his daughter's gynecologist "check her hymen" to secure her virginity; New York lawmakers introduced two new bills preventing this type of testing in the future.

Evanston, Illinois Aldermen Robin Rue Simmons is making sure that African-Americans receive some type of reparations fro...
12/02/2019
Chicago suburb, Evanston gets approved for 2020 Reparations plan - theGrio

Evanston, Illinois Aldermen Robin Rue Simmons is making sure that African-Americans receive some type of reparations from the legal sale of recreational marijuana. ✊🏾🙏🏾

Aldermen Robin Rue Simmons of the 5th Ward in Evanston, Illinois proposed a plan to direct all sales tax revenue collected from recreational marijuana purchases into an account that will allow for local reparations locally which was recently approved.

A resignation letter from one of Sen. Kamala Harris’ former campaign staffers describes her campaign as slightly chaotic...
12/01/2019
Kamala Harris' aide resigns in letter outlining a troubled campaign - theGrio

A resignation letter from one of Sen. Kamala Harris’ former campaign staffers describes her campaign as slightly chaotic for workers, lacking direction, and “no real plan to win.”

A resignation letter from one of Sen. Kamala Harris’ former campaign staffers describes her campaign as slightly chaotic for workers, lacking direction, and "no real plan to win."

BET co-founder Robert Johnson gave an exclusive interview to CNBC this week and didn’t hold his words in discussing the ...
11/30/2019
Media mogul, Bob Johnson offers advice to the Democrats - theGrio

BET co-founder Robert Johnson gave an exclusive interview to CNBC this week and didn’t hold his words in discussing the presidential election and his predictions of the outcome.

Media mogul and Co-Founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET), Robert Johnson gave an exclusive interview to CNBC this week and didn't hold his words in discussing the presidential election and his predictions of the outcome.

He is vile!During a performance in Nashville, video captured Kid Rock making crude remarks about Oprah Winfrey, Joy Beha...
11/30/2019
Kid Rock continues to bash Oprah during his recent performance - theGrio

He is vile!

During a performance in Nashville, video captured Kid Rock making crude remarks about Oprah Winfrey, Joy Behar and Kathie Lee Gifford.

During a performance at "Kid Rock’s Big Ass Honky Tonk Rock N’ Roll Steakhouse," in Nashville, the Kid Rock could be heard on a video make crude remarks to Oprah Winfrey, Joy Behar, and Kathie Lee Gifford.

‪The alleged suspect in the shooting of Detroit high school honor student Taea Hines is still at large nearly a month la...
11/30/2019
Shooter of Detroit honor student is still at large - theGrio

‪The alleged suspect in the shooting of Detroit high school honor student Taea Hines is still at large nearly a month later.‬

The alleged suspect in the shooting of Detroit teen and high school honor student Taea Hines, currently remains at large nearly a month after an altercation that stemmed from music.

A witness to Laquan McDonald’s 2014 murder at the hands of Chicago police has settled with the city after claiming she w...
11/30/2019
Witness in Laquan McDonald shooting settles lawsuit with city - theGrio

A witness to Laquan McDonald’s 2014 murder at the hands of Chicago police has settled with the city after claiming she was intimidated by police officers to change her story.

A witness to the execution of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, killed by Chicago Police in 2014, has settled with the city after claiming she was intimidated by police officers to change her story.

Buttigieg may have really put his foot in his mouth with this one...claiming that his experience as a gay man helps him ...
11/29/2019
Buttigieg says being gay allows him to relate to Black voters - theGrio

Buttigieg may have really put his foot in his mouth with this one...claiming that his experience as a gay man helps him relate to the Black community. 🥴

There's backlash after Buttigieg made his controversial comments during the most recent presidential debate where he admitted that he did not have to endure discrimination because of his skin, but he could relate to Black voters in another way.

Before Nathan Bain’s game-winning layup against Duke, the GoFundMe created for his family in the Bahamas sat at $2,000 r...
11/29/2019
GoFundMe donations spike for SFA player after upset of Duke

Before Nathan Bain’s game-winning layup against Duke, the GoFundMe created for his family in the Bahamas sat at $2,000 raised.

Less than a day after the game, it was over $88k.

Funds on a GoFundMe page for the family of the Stephen F. Austin basketball player who made the buzzer beating shot that beat Duke have skyrocketed

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