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

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African-American Mothers, Black Motherhood, Black Mothers, Celebrities, Entertainment, Jada Pinkett Smith, Kimberly Seals Allers, Living, Mocha Manual, Slideshow, Willow Smith -

Black mothers today find themselves at an unprecedented crossroads where African-American women can make different choices.

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2012 Olympics, Advice, Black Business, Business, Inspiration, Lawrence Watkins, Olympics 2012, Opinion, Slideshow -

OPINION - Here are five traits many Olympians share that can teach us how to improve our daily lives...

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Black Celebrity Divorces, Covers, Entertainment, Essence, Jada Pinkett Smith, Living, Magazine, Magazines, September 2012, Slideshow, Will Smith -

Jada Pinkett Smith continues to deny that her marriage to Will Smith is in turmoil. Her latest comments are to Essence magazine, which features her on the cover of its September 2012 issue.

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2012 Olympics, Black Hair, Black Hair Care, Black Models, Living, London, London 2012 Olympics, Naomi Campbell, Olympics 2012, Slideshow, Style, Supermodels, Traction Alopecia -

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...

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2012 Olympics, Colorism, Dawn Harper, Kellie Wells, Living, Lolo Jones, London 2012 Olympics, Madison Avenue, Olympics 2012, Opinion, Slideshow, Sports, USA Olympic hurdlers -

OPINION - Lolo Jones is conventionally pretty, biracial, and very light complexioned in a sport that – in the U.S. at least – is dominated by African-American women...

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Birthday, Celebrate, Entertainment, Slideshow, Sparkle, Whitney Houston -

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?...

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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.

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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...

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2912 Olympics, Living, Olympics, Sexy Black Men, Sexy Black Olympic Athletes, Sexy Olympic Athletes, Slideshow, Sports, Summer Games, Track and Field -

SLIDESHOW - They're among the fastest, most athletic human beings on earth, and in many cases, they're also not hard on the eyes...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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BET, Entertainment, Grammy, Hip Hop, Lil Kim, Nicki Minaj, Rip The Runway, Slideshow -

SLIDESHOW - Did Lil Kim make a comeback? The Queen Bee performed her latest song 'If You Love Me' at BET's 'Rip the Runway,' a show blending both fashion...

The post Happy b'day Queen B! Lil' Kim's turns 37 today: Check out her comeback performance at 'Rip The Runway' 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...

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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...

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Barack Obama, Black History, Brown V Board Of Education, Dred Scott, Health Care Reform, Obamacare, Politics, PPACA, Slideshow, Supreme Court, Supreme Court Decision Healthcare, Supreme Court Rulings -

SLIDESHOW - Throughout history the Supreme Court has played a crucial role in shaping the ideological identity of America.

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Affordable Care Act, CNN, Fox News, Hashtags, Healthcare Reform, Journalism, Media, Obamacare, Politics, Slideshow, Supreme Court, Supreme Court Rulings, Twitter -

SLIDESHOW - Twitter has been having a lot of fun with CNN (and to a lesser extent, Fox News) for their premature, and very decidedly wrong, call on the Supreme Court's health care ruling...

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Celebration, Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade, Gabrielle Union, Heat, LeBron James, NBA, NBA Championship, NBA Playoffs, NBA Title, News, Oklahoma City, Slideshow, Sports -

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

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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...

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