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theGrio's Style Correspondent Johnny Wright breaks down Grammys red carpet looks

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theGRIO REPORT - Naomi certainly did not let flack over her lack of a healthy hairline stop her from shining yesterday evening at an Olympic celebration dinner held in London yesterday evening...

The post Naomi Campbell makes appearance after receding hairline stir, hosts Fashion For Relief Olympic charity event appeared first on theGrio.

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theGRIO SLIDESHOW - Today is Whitney Houston’s 49th birthday. Unfortunately we lost Houston February 11, but her legacy lives on. How will you keep Whitney’s memory alive?...

The post Happy 49th birthday Whitney Houston appeared first on theGrio.

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Activism, Barack Obama, Beyoncé, Civil Rights Movement, Entertainment, Harry Belafonte, Interviews, Jaden Smith, Jay Z, Living, Sidney Poitier, Slideshow, The Hollywood reporter, Will Smith -

theGRIO REPORT - Belafonte's contributions to the Civil Rights Movement are numerous -- including financially assisting Dr. Martin Luther King, who considered Belafonte to be a close confidante. He is dismayed that today's African-American celebrities do not in his opinion reflect the same level of dedication.

The post Harry Belafonte: Jay-Z, Beyoncé 'have turned their back on social responsibility' appeared first on theGrio.

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C-Walk, Dougie, Entertainment, Gabby Douglas, Grills, Hip Hop, International Olympic Committee, K. Michelle, Lil Wayne, Michael Phelps, Music, Paul Wall, Ryan Lochte, Serena Williams, Slideshow, Sports, Swim Thugga, Young Jeezy -

theGRIO REPORT - American hip-hop culture has found its way into the hearts of Olympians all the way across the Atlantic Ocean in London...

The post Olympics 2012: The most 'hip-hop' moments of the London Games appeared first on theGrio.

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2012 Olympics, Cullen Jones, First Lady, London Olympics, Michelle Obama, News, Olympics, Slideshow, Sports -

SLIDESHOW - So far, the 2012 Olympics have had lots of high drama -- including a stunt double for the Queen of England parachuting into the London stadium with James Bond...

The post 10 things to love about the 2012 Olympics (so far) appeared first on theGrio.

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Game, Got Em, LA Clippers, News, Photos, Pictures, Sleeping, Slideshow, Twitter -

SLIDESHOW - In a game called “Got Em” the Los Angeles Clippers take pictures of their fellow teammates who are caught sleeping. The embarrassing photo game has even been picked up by other NBA teams and has become quite popular while the teams are traveling...

The post NBA players snap photos of sleeping teammates (SLIDESHOW) appeared first on theGrio.

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Affordable Care Act, Barack Obama, Congress, Healthcare Reform, House, House Of Representatives, House Republicans, Obamacare, Politics, Repeal, Republicans, Slideshow, Votes -

SLIDESHOW - When the Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives voted today to repeal the Affordable Care Act -- also known as "Obamacare" -- it will be their 33rd bite of the apple...

The post 33rd time's the charm: the House's many votes to repeal 'Obamacare' appeared first on theGrio.

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Birthday, Entertainment, Film, Richard Roundtree, Shaft, Slideshow -

AP) — Let's give it up for the man who played "Shaft" in the movies. Actor Richard Roundtree has a birthday today. He's 70...

The post Original 'Shaft' Richard Roundtree turns 70 appeared first on theGrio.

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Allen West, Allen West-isms, Barack Obama, Conservative, Politics, Republican, Slideshow, Tea Party -

SLIDESHOW - Allen West, a black Republican and favorite of the Tea Party, has made his share of provocative political remarks...

The post Allen West-isms: Tea Party favorite's most infamous remarks appeared first on theGrio.

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SLIDESHOW - Pictures from the celebration included a very ecstatic Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade, Mario Chalmers and a very supportive Gabrielle Union...

The post Miami Heat celebrate NBA championship win appeared first on theGrio.

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Chelsea, Entertainment, Highline Ballroom, Joss Stone, Live Music, Music, NYC, R&B, Slideshow, Soul, Soul Sessions Volume 2, Video -

SLIDESHOW - Last night at the Highline Ballroom in NYC, Joss Stone introduced fans to her new album Soul Sessions Volume 2...

The post Joss Stone unveils ‘Soul Sessions Volume 2’ at Highline Ballroom appeared first on theGrio.

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Alfre Woodard, Angela Bassett, Cicely Tyson, Diahann Carroll, Entertainment, Esther Rolle, Film, Mother's Day, Mothers, Phylicia Rashad, Ruby Dee, Slideshow, Television, Tichina Arnold, Top Stories -

SLIDESHOW - Looking back on memorable films and television shows there are several characters that stand out as unforgettable mothers...

The post Slideshow: theGrio’s top 10 favorite fictional moms appeared first on theGrio.

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SLIDESHOW - In anticipation of his big comeback, theGrio has compiled this slideshow of some of the most memorable moments from his iconic 1989-1994 talk show...

The post Arsenio Hall is coming back to late night! Remembering his most memorable moments appeared first on theGrio.

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Allen Iverson, Charles Barkley, Chocolate Thunder, David Robinson, George Gervin, Kevin Garnett, Kobe Bryant, Larry Bird, LeBron James, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, NBA, NBA Finals, News, Nicknames, Paul Pierce, Shawn Kemp, Slideshow, Sports -

SLIDESHOW - TheGrio team has compiled our favorite NBA nicknames in honor of the NBA finals. Did your favorite player make the list?...

The post The top 25 greatest NBA nicknames of all-time appeared first on theGrio.

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Beyoncé, Blue Ivy Carter, Blue Ivy Carter Photos, Blue Ivy Carter Pics, Blue Ivy Carter Pictures, Living, Slideshow -

CLUTCH - Posting a poem by Rebecca Solnit, titled Field Guide to Getting Lost, the pop icon gives one of the most beautiful definitions that I’ve seen in quite sometime...

The post Beyoncé drops hints about inspiration for Blue Ivy’s name appeared first on theGrio.

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SLIDESHOW - Seven-time Grammy winning R&B artist, Usher, releases his seventh studio album, 'Looking 4 Myself', today...

The post Usher's 'Looking 4 Myself' drops; counting down his 10 top songs appeared first on theGrio.

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Alien, Aliens, Bolaji Badejo, Cinefantastique, Costume, Entertainment, Film, HR Giger, Nigeria, Prometheus, Ridley Scott, Sci-Fi, Slideshow, Video -

theGRIO REPORT - With the release of 'Prometheus' this past weekend fans are buzzing about the latest entry in the Alien movie universe...

The post 'Prometheus' fun fact: Original 'Alien' played by Nigerian student appeared first on theGrio.

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Anthony Mackie, Black Panther, Black Panther Movie, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Columbus Short, David Oyelowo, Denzel Washington, Djimon Hounsou, Entertainment, Harold Perrineau, Marvel, Marvel Comics, Michael Jai White, Michael Kenneth Williams, Slideshow, Taye Diggs -

SLIDESHOW - The first black superhero in mainstream comics may soon have his own movie. A new film featuring the Marvel comics character Black Panther is said to be in the works

The post Slideshow: Who should play Marvel's 'Black Panther'? appeared first on theGrio.

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