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A lawsuit filed by Amber Dixon Brenner on November 20, 2018, in California claims the actor had a years-long “physically and sexually abusive relationship” with Salim Akil, who has produced and directed episodes of BET’s The Game and Being Mary Jane, as well as the CW’s Black Lightning, and the 2012 film Sparkle. In…


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Amid allegations that he abused a former girlfriend, Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison is considering leaving his position as deputy chair of the Democratic National Committee.


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An online petition is circulating that seeks to have singer Chris Brown removed from the RCA label after a photo circulated on social media showing the singer with his hands wrapped around a woman’s neck. In the photo, a second woman appears to be coming to the aid of the first woman. READ MORE: Rihanna […]

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In 1957, 11-year-old Johnny Lee Gaddy started skipping class. Embarrassed by his persistent stutter, Gaddy […]

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It’s been a minute since we’ve heard anything from the soulful singer Jazmine Sullivan. She […]

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JACKSONVILLE - The video shows the boy hitting, biting, choking and kicking the toddlers, all of which were little girls. The attacks continued for 10 to 20 minutes, going unnoticed by the daycare provider.

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theGRIO REPORT - The journal Pediatrics has reported that obesity in black women has an association with sexual and physical abuse in childhood, according to the Los Angeles Times.

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theGRIO REPORT - A new study out of Pediatrics shows the link between spanking and several mental disorders later in life...

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A mother was arrested and booked second-degree murder charge after fatally stabbing her daughter's boyfriend Saturday night during a physical altercation...

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OPINION - There is an epidemic in the black American community that extends into our homes, relationships and throughout our religious institutions...

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theGRIO REPORT - When a 7-year-old is bullied to the point of hanging himself, it puts schoolyard teasing into a whole new light...

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