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While protestors are demanding that the Hoover Police Department release video from the police body cameras and mall surveillance in the shooting death of E.J Bradford, his parents are preparing to lay him to rest.

The post INTERVIEW: Parents of the Black man fatally shot in the face by Hoover police in an Alabama mall demand answers appeared first on theGrio.

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As children returned to school this fall, new teachers and classmates weren’t the only things that greeted some students. More than one story surfaced of children being turned away, or sent home from school, because of culturally-specific hairstyles like braids or dreadlocks. One such child was six-year-old Clinton…

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NBC’s latest drama, Manifest, follows several strangers who were aboard a flight that was lost for five years, even though they had no idea any time had passed when they landed. The show hinges on the science vs. spirituality debate and forces viewers to stretch their imaginations while searching for truth and asking questions that […]

The post EXCLUSIVE: ‘Manifest’ star Curtiss Cook on working with his real-life son and new gig on ‘The Chi’ appeared first on theGrio.

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The suspect behind last summer's deadly vehicle incident in Charlottesville, Virginia, has been indicted by a grand jury on federal hate crime charges.

The post Suspect in 2017 Charlottesville, Virginia car attack indicted by grand jury appeared first on theGrio.

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T.I. is a busy man. Aside from his music career, he’s also a father, an activist, and an actor whose gearing up for the premiere of his new BET reality competition show, The Grand Hustle, and appearing in Marvel’s latest flick, Antman and TheWasp.  We sat down with T.I. to find out what fuels his activism […]

The post EXCLUSIVE: T.I. on what fuels his activism and why we should boycott bad businesses appeared first on theGrio.

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  Serena Williams is back with a vengeance. The superstar athlete just scored her first major win since giving birth to her daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian, Jr. in September at the 2018 French Open and she looked damn good while doing it. The French Open is the first grand slam Williams has competed in since […]

The post Serena Williams claims French Open win looking like a Wakanda superhero in black Nike catsuit appeared first on theGrio.

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T.I. is speaking out after being arrested while trying to enter the gated community he lives in. The rapper, actor, and activist is slamming the police officers who arrested him for public drunkenness, simple assault and disorderly conduct following an early morning altercation with a security guard (Euwan James) at the entrance of his gated community […]

The post T.I. on why he believes white cops arrested him in his own gated community appeared first on theGrio.

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Bernice King is urging the public to boycott Waffle House after a disturbing video of a black man being choked and body slammed at the restaurant surfaced on Facebook. The daughter of civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr. and CEO of The King Center posted the story about a North Carolina police officer choking […]

The post MLK daughter Bernice King urges Waffle House boycott after video of Black man choked by cop surfaces appeared first on theGrio.

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As you prep your weekend plans, you may want to rethink that Cinco de Mayo fiesta and opt for a quiet evening at home with your boo, a bottle of wine, and Netflix. The streaming service has a ton of new projects headed our way this month and we’ve got the rundown of offerings you […]

The post 10 Reasons to Netflix & Chill this weekend and throughout the month appeared first on theGrio.

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  Kanye West spent the weekend posting more stupid stuff on social media, and fans spent the weekend wasting more time on his antics. On Saturday, the rapper tweeted a screenshot of a text message conversation in which he revealed he intends to put the man who performed his late mother’s plastic surgery before her […]

The post Kanye says he’s ready to forgive plastic surgeon he blames for his mother’s death appeared first on theGrio.

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Black History is essentially a retelling of the past that is “limited” to one month of the year, which in fact, only continues legacies of denial and denigration of Black life and Black contributions.

The post Is Black History Month a racist celebration? This professor thinks so and you might agree appeared first on theGrio.

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Ken Griffey Jr. In 1988, former All-Star baseball player Ken Griffey Jr. attempted suicide. According […]

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