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In the summer of 1990, each day the weather and his schedule permitted, my dad and I would leave our rowhouse on Mellon Street and walk four blocks up Hays Street to the basketball courts lurking behind what was then Peabody High School. Once there, we’d park at one of the “good” hoops — either the hoop closest to the…

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Most of the United States set their clocks back an hour this past weekend to mark the end of Daylight Savings Time, an invention the white man (no, really, also the first sentence of that article is some pure bullshit) created to apparently save the daylight for the evenings, which to be clear, is nowhere near as…

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Like many young fathers, Donte Palmer is eager to take on a greater share of childrearing responsibilities that have often been relegated to women—like changing diapers.

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Jerimiah Fassett was sent home from school earlier this September. He did not get into […]

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The #LawrenceHive got to sing praises and rejoice when Lawrence popped up on Issa at the convenient store in Episode 5. Now his storyline is back and in full swing (both literally and figuratively) on Insecure. We also get to see a bit more about the (d)evolving relationships of the Fearsome Foursome. Let’s roll into…

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Have you ever accidentally ended up in the middle of a fight by sheer virtue of your location and inability to remove yourself from said location. Like say you’re stuck on a ferris wheel cart that sits six people and on the way up, three of the people sharing the cart with you end up in a physical altercation while…

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LeBron James’ 2003 NBA debut had the celebrity gravitas of a Hollywood awards show. The game, on the road and between the previously abhorrent Cleveland Cavaliers and the then-playoff contender Sacramento Kings, wouldn’t have been a blip on the NBA’s opening-night radar if not for the kid from Akron, Ohio, on a quest to be […]

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America has to do better for its children, including the small Black and Brown faces […]

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The breadth, depth and reach of systemic racism in America is something with which Black […]

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For years, most thought that suicide was not a serious problem in the African-American community. […]

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A parenting lesson has gone viral and has someone people asking if this is the right way to teach kids not to bully. Bryan Thornhill, of Roanoke, Virginia, claims he was frustrated when he came up with a new plan to punish his child for bullying. After being notified that his 10-year-old son had been […]

The post Dad who posted viral video making ‘bully’ son run to school claps back at critics saying HE’s a bully appeared first on theGrio.

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Celebrities such as Monica, Bryson Tiller, Wale, and many more share with their fans pictures […]

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Can we be honest for a moment? Beyoncé’s body is lit. Sure, it’s always been […]

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — During nearly four decades of marriage, Akosua Budu Amoako and her […]

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Seven years ago, Sheldon Smith learned he would be a father at the age of […]

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A good parent is not sure what to believe. On one side, doctors tell us […]

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When it comes to K-12 education, African-Americans have seldom had much of a choice. This […]

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Madonna’s family just grew by two after the pop star was given the go-ahead to […]

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