- newBodies of two babies found hidden in funeral home ceiling
GARY, Ind. (AP) — Police say the remains of two babies have been found in small boxes above ceiling tiles in a northwestern Indiana funeral home...
- 18 hours ago 5 Mar 15, 12:57pm -
- newSelma’s 50th anniversary brings comparisons to Ferguson
(AP) - They only lasted minutes, but the images of the beatings of civil rights marchers in Selma, Alabama, on television permanently seared the inhumanity of Southern segregation onto the American conscience...
- 19 hours ago 5 Mar 15, 12:48pm -
- newMan says he is the late NBA legend Wilt Chamberlain’s son
theGRIO REPORT - A 50-year-old man says he recently discovered NBA legend Wilt Chamberlain is his father. Aaron Levi said he's spent 12 years trying to find out the identity of his birth parents...
- 19 hours ago 5 Mar 15, 12:37pm -
- newCouple claims sex on national TV helped them
Jarric Tucker and Taylor Bell went on a TV show to have sex and discuss their intimate lives — and they said it helped them.The controversial series Sex Box just premiered last week on We TV and aims to …
- 20 hours ago 5 Mar 15, 11:33am -
- newBET taps Vanilla Ice to perform at Selma anniversary concert
theGRIO REPORT - Over the weekend, Selma, Alabama, will see over 40 events all planned to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the march on Selma and Bloody Sunday. Perhaps the most highly anticipated event will be BET's three-hour concert...
- 21 hours ago 5 Mar 15, 10:39am -
- newGabourey Sidibe says ‘selfishness and lies’ now surround ‘Precious,’ Mo’Nique responds
theGRIO REPORT - 'Precious' star Gabourey Sidibe weighs in on the on-going saga between Mo'Nique and Lee Daniels...
- 21 hours ago 5 Mar 15, 10:36am -
- newFather who lost wife and 3 kids in accident: ‘I’m being as strong as I can’
Jacksonville, FL — Navy corpsman Dexter Culclager was with his wife and three children on the Buckman Bridge on Monday afternoon when their SUV broke down. While they were stranded, they were struck from behind by a tractor-trailer. Culclager was…
- 23 hours ago 5 Mar 15, 8:39am -
- Justice Department clears Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department will not prosecute a white former police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old whose death in Ferguson, Missouri, sparked weeks of protests and ignited an intense national debate…
- 1 day ago 5 Mar 15, 4:50am -
- Oprah closes Harpo Studios, cuts 200 jobs
theGRIO REPORT - Oprah Winfrey announced the closing of Harpo Studios in Chicago after 26 years...
- 2 days ago 4 Mar 15, 4:41pm -
- Has Chris Brown pushed Karrueche Tran too far?
theGRIO REPORT - They say when a woman's fed up - there is nothing you can do about it. Looks like Chris Brown may be learning that lesson, the hard way.
- 2 days ago 4 Mar 15, 1:36pm -
- Ben Carson: Prison proves being gay is a choice
theGRIO REPORT - Ben Carson believes that homosexuality is "absolutely" a choice — and that prisons prove his point...
- 2 days ago 4 Mar 15, 11:56am -
- Obamacare clash reaches US high court
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court justices peppered opponents of President Barack Obama's health care law with skeptical questions during oral arguments Wednesday on the latest challenge to the sweeping legislation.
- 2 days ago 4 Mar 15, 11:22am -
- Serena Williams posts busty photos for new bra ad
theGRIO REPORT - Serena Williams is used to getting attention for her toned physique, and she's getting even more since she recently posted pictures from a recent photo shoot.
- 2 days ago 4 Mar 15, 11:10am -
- Man serving life in prison for selling $20 of weed
theGRIO REPORT - When asked about what drove him to sell marijuana, Fate Vincent Winslow simply said, “to get $5 dollars to get something to eat.”
- 2 days ago 4 Mar 15, 10:40am -
- ‘Blurred Lines’ lawsuit reveals how much Robin Thicke, Pharrell, and T.I. made from song
theGRIO REPORT - 'Blurred Lines' lawsuit reveals how much Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams, and T.I. individually made from the song...
- 2 days ago 4 Mar 15, 10:38am -
- Conservative kid who claims Obama doesn’t love America kicked off Facebook
CJ Pearson, the 12-year-old conservative who made waves with his fierce defense of former mayor Rudy Giuliani’s questioning the president’s love for the United States, says Facebook kicked him out.Pearson’s public Facebook profile had received…
- 2 days ago 4 Mar 15, 10:24am -
- Cuba stands their ground, won’t return Assata Shakur
Gustavo Machin, a representative of the Cuban government, told Yahoo news that the return of Joanne Chesimard also known as Assata Shakur was “off the table.”While a member of the Black Liberation Army, Shakur, then Joanne Chesimard, was involv…
- 2 days ago 4 Mar 15, 10:16am -
- News anchor caught off guard after being called the ‘Hamburglar’ by her co-host
VIDEO - A news anchor in St. Louis is stopped in her tracks after her co-host makes fun of her outfit by calling her the hamburglar...
- 2 days ago 4 Mar 15, 9:40am -
- U.S. Postal Service unveils Dr. Maya Angelou Forever stamp
The U.S. Postal Service just unveiled the Maya Angelou Forever Stamp image. Along with the preview image comes the announcement that the First-Day-of-Issue stamp dedication ceremony, which will be free and open to the public, with limited seating, w…
- 2 days ago 4 Mar 15, 9:09am -
- Chris Brown is reportedly a dad
theGRIO REPORT - Chris Brown is reportedly the father to a nine-month-old baby girl.
- 2 days ago 3 Mar 15, 10:08pm -
- ‘Hot felon’ Jeremy Meeks plans modeling career
theGRIO REPORT - The California man whose "hot mugshot" garnered him worldwide attention was given over two years in prison for his crimes, but he was also given a modeling career.
- 3 days ago 3 Mar 15, 5:27pm -
- Mom of teen shot over Facebook feud: ‘I had a feeling my baby wasn’t coming home’
Alicia Rice’s 14-year-old daughter, Kiera’Onna “Keke” Rice, had been talking for weeks about how she was going to meet her rivals in a Birmingham park to settle a feud that had been going on since sixth grade. The feud was …
- 3 days ago 3 Mar 15, 5:20pm -
- Officials: US report finds racial bias in Ferguson police
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Justice Department investigation will allege sweeping patterns of discrimination within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department and at the municipal jail and court, law enforcement officials familiar with the report said Tuesd…
- 3 days ago 3 Mar 15, 3:05pm -
- Man says Alabama police tased him at his housewarming for no reason
theGRIO REPORT - An Alabama man says he was celebrating his purchase of a new home with friends when Madison County deputies and sheriff arrived and used a taser on him without reason.
- 3 days ago 3 Mar 15, 2:54pm -
- Man claims exploding iPhone left him with severe leg burns
theGRIO REPORT - A New York man is claiming there was no warning before his iPhone exploded in his pocket.
- 3 days ago 3 Mar 15, 2:17pm -
- California teacher commits suicide in classroom, found by students
theGRIO REPORT - On Monday morning, California high school students found a 31-year-old teacher hanging from her classroom ceiling in an apparent suicide.
- 3 days ago 3 Mar 15, 1:53pm -
- Netflix purchases Cary Fukunaga’s African war drama ‘Beasts of No Nation’
theGRIO REPORT - Netflix has just purchased worldwide rights to Cary Fukunaga’s African war drama Beasts of No Nation, which stars Idris Elba, in a $12 million sale...
- 3 days ago 3 Mar 15, 1:08pm -
- Wendy Williams posts revealing bikini photos from her beach vacation on Instagram
theGRIO REPORT - Talk show queen Wendy Williams shows off her curves in revealing photos from her beach vacation...
- 3 days ago 3 Mar 15, 12:32pm -
- Rikers Island inmates save prison guard from being raped by other inmate
theGRIO REPORT - On Saturday night, a female corrections officer was sexually assaulted by a Rikers Island inmate, but a group of inmates stepped up to help save her...
- 3 days ago 3 Mar 15, 12:19pm -
- Malik Yoba outs his ‘Empire’ co-star Jussie Smollet: ‘He is gay’
theGRIO REPORT - Malik Yoba outs his 'Empire' co-star, Jussie Smollett, as being gay during a new interview...
- 3 days ago 3 Mar 15, 11:29am -
- Former Florida Gator found dead in his car after suicide at age 22
theGRIO REPORT - A talented college football player, who played at the University of Florida and then Duquesne University, has died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound...
- 3 days ago 3 Mar 15, 11:07am -
- Radio host: Black lawmakers should be ‘hanging from a noose’ for boycotting Netanyahu’s speech
theGRIO REPORT - Tea Party radio host Andrea Shea King went on a disturbing diatribe against Congressional Black Caucus members.
- 3 days ago 3 Mar 15, 10:35am -
- Suge Knight rushed to the hospital again after telling judge he’s going blind
theGRIO REPORT - Former rap mogul Marion 'Suge' Knight was taken to the hospital for a third time after telling a judge that he was going blind and suffering other health complications from gunshot wounds.
- 3 days ago 3 Mar 15, 10:09am -
- Kobe Bryant chokes up, blames himself for wife’s miscarriage during rape trial
In footage from the new documentary “Kobe Bryant’s Muse,” which premiered on Showtime this Saturday, a teary Kobe Bryant called his wife’s miscarriage “something I gotta carry forever” and admitted that he felt responsible for the loss.…
- 3 days ago 3 Mar 15, 9:30am -
- Florida man hits African-American with bottle: ‘This bar is not for blacks’
ORMOND BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida man faces hate crime charges after authorities say he told a man the bar they were in wasn’t for blacks and hit him with a bottle.Forty-four-year-old Jason Cuellar was brought to …
- 3 days ago 3 Mar 15, 8:34am -
- Convicted murderer passes out after hearing verdict
theGrio REPORT - A Muskegon County judge was in the middle of passing a verdict when the convicted man appeared to be about to faint.
- 4 days ago 2 Mar 15, 2:34pm -
- Man who made wife sign “slave contract” is sentenced
theGrio REPORT - Kenneth Harden had faced nearly 40 felony charges, including rape, criminal deviate conduct, battery resulting in serious bodily injury, intimidation, strangulation, domestic battery and criminal confinement, after he made his wife s…
- 4 days ago 2 Mar 15, 1:43pm -
- People can’t believe that these teenagers of seemingly different races are twins
their REPORT - Lucy and Maria Aylmer are twins, but most people who meet them just don't believe it, perhaps because Lucy is white and Maria is black.
- 4 days ago 2 Mar 15, 1:30pm -
- 4-year-old shoots himself just 2 days and a few miles from 3-year-old who did the same
theGrio REPORT - 4-year-old Codrick Beal was staying overnight with a family friend while his mother, Ashley Beal, was out celebrating her birthday.
- 4 days ago 2 Mar 15, 11:51am -
- Justice Department to make Ferguson announcements soon
theGrio REPORT - It's been six months since the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown sparked protests across the country, and the U.S. Justice Department is finally ready to release its findings.
- 4 days ago 2 Mar 15, 11:37am -
- Phylicia Rashad and Raven-Symoné to play gay characters on TV
theGRIO REPORT - Legendary ladies of The Cosby Show, Phylicia Rashad and Raven-Symoné are both set to play lesbian characters on TV series...
- 4 days ago 2 Mar 15, 11:24am -
- Kanye West announces new album title, reveals cover art
On Saturday night, Kanye West wanted fans to be prepared for some big news. He tweeted out “New Album title….” five minutes before the announcement of “So Help Me God,” along with the new album’s cover art.The announcement comes …
- 4 days ago 2 Mar 15, 10:32am -
- Anonymous and Black Lives Matter activists urge the shutdown of Homan Square’s facility
theGrio REPORT - Over 100 activists from groups like the hacktivist collective Anonymous and the Black Lives Matter movement gathered on Saturday to protest the Homan Square facility.
- 4 days ago 2 Mar 15, 10:13am -
- Keyshia Cole puts cheating husband on blast, posts his text messages on Instagram
theGRIO REPORT - Singer Keyshia Cole put her cheating husband on blast, after finding text messages he was sending to...
- 4 days ago 2 Mar 15, 10:01am -
- “I’m not gay no more!” guy says he wasn’t really ‘delivert’
“I don’t like mens no more!” was the phrase heard around the Internet when viral sensation Andrew Caldwell got up to the microphone at the Church of God in Christ conference in St. Louis.Now, after countless online jokes at …
- 4 days ago 2 Mar 15, 9:45am -
- Empire’s Lucious Lyon is based off of this music mogul
their REPORT - Empire creator Danny Strong appeared on Sway In The Morning to talk about both the show's success and the backlash he has received for the negative image many feel he is portraying of black people.
- 4 days ago 2 Mar 15, 9:39am -
- 5 Ways to Balance Life Better
Brought to you by HondaMaintaining a healthy life balance is essential for your happiness and well-being. Not only can the proper balance improve your mood but it can also boost your productivity and make you more successful in your …
- 4 days ago 2 Mar 15, 9:00am -
- Los Angeles police shoot, kill man in fight caught on video
Three Los Angeles police officers fired on and killed a man on the city's Skid Row during a struggle over one of the officers' guns.
- 4 days ago 2 Mar 15, 8:26am -
- Brownstone singer, Charmayne ‘Maxee’ Maxwell dies from fall
theGRIO REPORT - Charmayne 'Maxee' Maxwell, a member or 90's R&B group Brownstone, died Friday night in Los Angeles.
- 4 days ago 1 Mar 15, 7:41pm -
- Tamir Rice caused his own death: Cleveland
theGRIO REPORT - The city of Cleveland has stated in court documents 12-year-old Tamir Rice, who was shot and killed by city police, caused his own death.
- 5 days ago 1 Mar 15, 5:41pm -