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  Meghan Markle is celebrating Thanksgiving a day early this year. According to People, on Wednesday the Duchess of Sussex visited the survivors of last year’s Grenfell Tower tragedy in London at the community kitchen, which she previously supported in her first major role as a royal family member. Markle, 37, who is expecting her first child with husband Prince Harry, was […]

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The ground-breaking new documentary film, THE INFAMOUS FUTURE insists that young Black and brown men are not going to be labeled as one of America’s “problems,” but instead shows that they can be one of its greatest successes.

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The ground-breaking new documentary film, THE INFAMOUS FUTURE insists that young Black and brown men are not going to be labeled as one of America’s “problems,” but instead shows that they can be one of its greatest successes.

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LeBron James and Maverick Carter’s digital media company, Uninterrupted, partnered with HBO over the summer to bring us The Shop – an unscripted, culture-pushing show that brings those conversations and heated debates amongst men from all different walks of life to television. The barbershop is a staple in a man’s life from a young age, […]

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Tupac Shakur fans will recall his T.H.U.G. L.I.F.E. mantra and its meaning is at the core of The Hate U Give, a film based on Angie Thomas’ best-selling novel of the same title. The acronym stands for “The hate you gave little infants fu*ks everybody,” and highlights the deep-rooted inequalities that permeate our society and […]

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#QueenSugar, #WorldMentalHealthDay, Black Men's Health, Culture Watch, Entertainment, Featured, Film, Health, Inspiration, Jump, Kanye West, Kofi Siriboe, Kofi Siriboe interview, Kofi Siriboe mental health, Mental Illness, News, Popular Culture, Queen Sugar, Television, TheGrio Originals, What The Fuck Is Mental Health?, World Mental Health Day -

Kofi Siriboe may be best-known for his role as a sexy, single father on Queen Sugar but the actor has a lot more to share with the world than his muscles. He recently wrote, directed, produced, and starred in a short film that addresses a subject our community is known to avoid–mental health. JUMP follows Ziggy, […]

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Try to keep up here. Advance Publications, parent company of Vogue Magazine, is suing Nareasha Willis, a 26-year-old designer and activist, in federal court for trademark infringement. Willis is the creator of the Black Vogue clothing line and the company claims she is violating trademark law. In an odd twist, Teen Vogue ran a story on Willis and Black […]

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#loveis___, #MaraBrockAkil, #SalimAkil, #truelove, Culture Watch, Entertainment, Inspiration, Mara Brock Akil, Media, Michele Weaver, Natasha Alford, Opinion, OWN, Popular Culture, Television, Video, Will Catlett -

Mara Brock Akil knows a thing or two about telling a good love story.  From her cult classic show, Girlfriends, to other must see TV shows like The Game, and Being Mary Jane, the writer, creator, and producer just gets us.  Now she’s well on her way to having another hit show on her hands alongside her husband, […]

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With so many disasters affecting so many parts of the world, it’s often hard to feel like there’s a real way to help. The Kay Lasante Clinic in Haiti is an example of the impact that can be made in communities affected by hardship and tragedy and they’re making a real difference in the lives […]

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From the Jim Crow south to the halls of Paris and Vogue. Andre Leon Talley, has seen and survived it all. After decades of being one of the leading voices in the world of high fashion and luxury brands where trends come and go, Andre Leon Talley, 68, has a staying power than defies the […]

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This Mother's Day, we want to recognize and celebrate all the women who have embraced the non-biological children in their lives.

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#BlackLivesMatter, #communitylawyers, #KorrynGaines, #LandonWhite, Culture Watch, Entertainment, Inspiration, Living, News, TheGrio Originals -

Thurgood Marshall, Constance Baker Motley, and Johnny Cochran left an unforgettable mark as attorneys who fought for justice for African Americans despite the opposition. As more and more unarmed Black people are gunned down by police officers and other injustices involving the criminal justice system continue to plague African Americans throughout the country with little […]

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Black History Month is all about celebrating our best and brightest for their history-making contributions to Black culture and society at large. Special tributes occur for well-known figures such as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman, Jackie Robinson and George Washington Carver each year. There are so many “Hidden Heroes” that don’t […]

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The Love & Hip Hop franchise introduced the masses to K. Michelle, Cardi B and now Amara La Negra, who is the breakout star of the show. The beautiful, vivacious singer has captured America’s attention with a fresh and authentic storyline. Although she’s of Dominican heritage, Amara La Negra says African Americans have embraced her […]

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theGRIO REPORT - New York Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire proposed to his longterm girlfriend, Alexis Welch, in Paris over the weekend...

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