- newBravo demotes Porsha Williams to ‘RHOA’ recurring role, Porsha says ‘no more peach for me’
theGRIO REPORT - Today Bravo released an announcement stating the 'The Real Housewives of Atlanta' will return to airways November 9, with a few changes to the cast...
- 9 hours ago 1 Oct 14, 3:03pm -
- newHas the Secret Service turned their backs on President Obama?
Before Obama was elected president, there was a running joke in the black community.Whenever someone was asked about the potential of ascending to the White House, the response was something along the lines of “No thanks. I enjoy living.”…
- 10 hours ago 1 Oct 14, 2:04pm -
- newMissing 10-year old Tampa boy found by TV reporter
theGRIO REPORT - TV reporter Cameron Polom was covering the disappearance of 10-year-old Paul Ezekeil Fagan when he suddenly spotted a young boy by a fence. Just like that, the missing boy had been found...
- 11 hours ago 1 Oct 14, 1:00pm -
- newBoston Herald publishes Obama cartoon with ‘watermelon’ joke
theGRIO REPORT - Tired of anyone making a link between watermelon and America's first black president? So are we. The Boston Herald, however, is not...
- 12 hours ago 1 Oct 14, 12:36pm -
- newSneak peek: ‘Preachers of L.A.’ Ron Gibson helps his former drug-addicted sister mend family relationships
theGRIO VIDEO - Bishop Gibson tries to help his niece Erica mend her broken relationship with her mother Shaun Gibson due to her addiction...
- 12 hours ago 1 Oct 14, 12:25pm -
- new‘How to Get Away With Murder’ premiere breaks DVR records
theGRIO REPORT - New ABC drama How to Get With Murder broke multiple records following last weeks series premiere.
- 12 hours ago 1 Oct 14, 12:08pm -
- new50 Cent wants Jay Z, Dr. Dre for new TV show that helps teens graduate
theGRIO VIDEO - 50 Cent talks about the new season of 'Dream School' and says he's trying to get Jay Z and Dr. Dre on board for season 3...
- 12 hours ago 1 Oct 14, 12:00pm -
- newWhite lesbian couple upset sperm bank sent sperm from black donor
A white woman is suing Midwest Sperm Bank LLC in Downers Grove, Illinois, for sending her and her same-sex partner sperm from an African-American donor.They say the mistake has created a lot of difficulties for them as they are …
- 13 hours ago 1 Oct 14, 11:00am -
- newOfficer shoots 62-year-old woman in the back with stun gun, placed on leave
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida police officer has been placed on administrative leave pending an internal affairs investigation after he fired a stun gun into a 62-year-old woman's back during an arrest in a Tallahassee neighborhood, police sai…
- 15 hours ago 1 Oct 14, 9:15am -
- newKevin Hart, Chris Rock, say goodbye to Derek Jeter
theGRIO REPORT - Funny men Kevin Hart, Chris Rock and Will Ferrell paid tribute to Yankee great Derek Jeter in a recent Funny or Die video.
- 17 hours ago 1 Oct 14, 7:39am -
- newMan gets 27 years in prison for international sex trafficking
theGRIO REPORT - Damion St. Patrick Baston was sentenced to 27 years in prison on charges of international sex trafficking.
- 17 hours ago 1 Oct 14, 7:30am -
- newOfficials announce first case of Ebola diagnosed in the US: 5 things you should know
(AP) - Health officials on Tuesday announced the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States — a man isolated in intensive care at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas...
- 24 hours ago 1 Oct 14, 12:32am -
- Secret service allows armed ex-con on elevator with President Obama
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama rode an elevator this month with an armed security contractor who had three criminal convictions, a violation of Secret Service security protocols, according to published reports...
- 1 day ago 30 Sep 14, 11:27pm -
- Marijuana decriminalization bill drafted in Jamaica
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaica’s justice minister says legislation has been drafted to decriminalize marijuana on the Caribbean island where the drug has long been pervasive but prohibited.At a Tuesday news conference, Mark Golding told repor…
- 1 day ago 30 Sep 14, 6:54pm -
- FCC to consider banning Skins’ name on airwaves
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Federal Communications Commission says the agency will consider a petition to ban the Washington Redskins nickname from the public airwaves.FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says Tuesday that the commission “will be dea…
- 1 day ago 30 Sep 14, 6:33pm -
- Cissy Houston sings back-up for Aretha Franklin, forgets lyrics
theGRIO VIDEO - Aretha Franklin performs her cover of Adele's 'Rolling in the Deep' on the 'Late Show,' and Cissy Houston forgets the lyrics while singing background....
- 1 day ago 30 Sep 14, 4:59pm -
- Chicago cop fired after Facebook posts on Ferguson shooting
theGRIO REPORT - A member of the Elgin Police department in suburban Chicago was fired Monday because of Facebook posts he allegedly made regarding the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
- 1 day ago 30 Sep 14, 4:04pm -
- Oprah wows audience, sings gospel hymn ‘I Surrender All’
theGRIO VIDEO - During a stop in New Jersey for 'Oprah's The Life You Want' tour, Oprah belted out an impressive snippet of the Gospel hymn "I Surrender All"...
- 1 day ago 30 Sep 14, 3:19pm -
- Dallas man gets 22 years for sex trafficking
theGRIO REPORT - Last February, Keith Williams – also known as Chucky Blood – pleaded guilty to trafficking of minors, and was recently sentenced to 22 years in prison.
- 1 day ago 30 Sep 14, 1:33pm -
- Detroit schools give dinner, prizes for ‘Count Day’ attendance
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- 1 day ago 30 Sep 14, 1:22pm -
- ‘Dream School’ celebrities give advice to their younger selves
theGRIO VIDEO - In anticipation of SundanceTV's 'Dream School' season 2, stars of the show are giving advice to their younger selves...
- 1 day ago 30 Sep 14, 1:00pm -
- UPS employee trades $160K stolen diamond for $20 marijuana
theGRIO REPORT - Police say a one-time UPS employee allegedly stole a package containing a $160,000 diamond, and then the traded the diamond about $20 worth of marijuana...
- 2 days ago 30 Sep 14, 11:59am -
- Whoopi Goldberg, Rosie O’Donnell reportedly have verbal spat on ‘The View’
theGRIO REPORT - Two weeks into the new season of ABC's 'The View,' Rosie O'Donnell and Whoopi Goldberg reportedly had a verbal fight in front of the show's live studio audience...
- 2 days ago 30 Sep 14, 11:51am -
- Do social media prenups make sense?
As if the discussion with your spouse-to-be around whether to have a prenuptial agreement isn’t tough enough; there’s something else that you might want to include in that conversation — a social media prenup.Indeed, more and more young co…
- 2 days ago 30 Sep 14, 11:15am -
- NFL: Chiefs Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized
theGRIO REPORT - Kansas City safety and devote Muslim Husain Abdullah was penalized Monday night after he scored a touchdown for unsportsmanlike conduct...
- 2 days ago 30 Sep 14, 10:44am -
- Oprah’s ‘The Life You Want’ tour inspires thousands
theGRIO REPORT - Empowering. Enlightening. Magical. These three words only begin to describe this past weekend's two-day event hosted by Oprah Winfrey...
- 2 days ago 30 Sep 14, 10:21am -
- Oklahoma beheading suspect’s mom: ‘That’s not my son’
theGRIO REPORT - The family of a Oklahoma man charged with murder and assault apologized to the victim's family via Facebook...
- 2 days ago 30 Sep 14, 10:05am -
- 1-year-old boy held at gunpoint for sneakers
- 2 days ago 30 Sep 14, 9:06am -
- Youth football player dies after collapsing during practice
theGRIO REPORT - A teen in the Salem Midget Football league died on Sunday. Jeremiah "Lil'J" Pierce, 12, of Salem, collapsed during practiced last week...
- 2 days ago 30 Sep 14, 6:02am -
- Walmart faults Tracy Morgan for not wearing seatbelt
theGRIO REPORT - Monday, Walmart responded to 30 Rock star Tracy Morgan's lawsuit in New Jersey federal court. Morgan filed suit against the company following a tragic accident on the New Jersey Turnpike in early June...
- 2 days ago 30 Sep 14, 5:13am -
- Aretha Franklin covers Adele’s ‘Rolling in the Deep’ for her album
theGRIO REPORT - Aretha Franklin is adding her personal touch to some of the biggest songs of all time for her new album 'Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics'...
- 2 days ago 29 Sep 14, 3:26pm -
- Snoop Dogg interviews Charlo Greene, promises visit to Alaska if they legalize weed
Snoop Dogg promised to do a concert in Alaska if state voters approve an initiative to legalize recreational use of marijuana this November. The 42-year-old rapper is well known for his music and equally known for his love of pot. …
- 2 days ago 29 Sep 14, 2:21pm -
- Obama: Mistrust in law enforcement ‘corroding’ America
theGRIO REPORT - In a speech he made at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's, Obama said that the widespread mistrust of police officers is corroding America – not just its black communities but everywhere else...
- 2 days ago 29 Sep 14, 2:10pm -
- ‘Batman’ joins forces with Detroit police
theGRIO REPORT - A Detroit resident, known as "Batman," is committed to making a difference in his community by ensuring its safety.
- 2 days ago 29 Sep 14, 1:49pm -
- Young twins are Instagram style ‘kings’
If you think you have style, you might want to think again — or at least check out “M” and “D” on Instagram.They are two young twins exhibiting more style than most adults ever will. Check out a …
- 2 days ago 29 Sep 14, 1:45pm -
- Hong Kong protesters mimic Ferguson’s ‘hands up, don’t shoot’
MSNBC - After deploying tear gas to break up pro-democracy demonstrators, police in Hong Kong warned late Sunday local time that they will use “a higher level of force” against the crowds of thousands if “public order” is not restored.
- 2 days ago 29 Sep 14, 1:31pm -
- Support for affirmative action is growing in California
theGRIO REPORT - The National Asian American Survey (NAAS) released a new report that shows Californians are the greatest supporters of affirmative action...
- 3 days ago 29 Sep 14, 10:50am -
- Chuck D gives high school dropouts tough love on ‘Dream School’
theGRIO VIDEO - Public Enemy frontman, Chuck D, gives New York City high school dropouts some tough love on new season of 'Dream School'....
- 3 days ago 29 Sep 14, 10:48am -
- Aaliyah movie gets its first teaser trailer
theGRIO REPORT - Controversy over casting didn't stop the Aaliyah Lifetime movie from happening. Now, the film, "Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B," has its first teaser trailer...
- 3 days ago 29 Sep 14, 10:17am -
- Randy Jackson’s wife files for divorce
theGRIO REPORT - Erika Jackson, wife of former American Idol judge Randy Jackson, filed for divorce Friday in Los Angeles.
- 3 days ago 29 Sep 14, 9:00am -
- Police allegedly pulled man away from dead stepson, used taser
theGRIO REPORT - A Pittsburgh family is suing the police department over an alleged incident that occurred following the death of their son at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
- 3 days ago 29 Sep 14, 9:00am -
- Vanessa Williams is engaged!
After year-long relationship with her boyfriend Jim Skrip, Vanessa Williams, 50, has some exciting news. She’s getting married — again. In an interview set to air this Tuesday on The Queen Latifah Show, the 50-year-old actress had this …
- 3 days ago 29 Sep 14, 8:15am -
- Larenz Tate is being sued by American Express
The Love Jones actor Larenz Tate is getting sued for $58,000 by American Express, according to TMZ. The celebrity news site obtained court documents that claims Tate charged up to $57,912.85 on his American Express card but hasn’t paid …
- 3 days ago 29 Sep 14, 6:48am -
- Doctor successfully treats Ebola patients with HIV drug
Desperate that his patients were dying from Ebola and running out of options, Dr. Gobee Logan from Liberia decided to try an HIV drug. Surprisingly, the treatment seemed to have some success.The drug Dr. Logan gave his patients …
- 3 days ago 29 Sep 14, 6:08am -
- Denzel Washington’s ‘The Equalizer’ debuts at number one
theGRIO REPORT - With a career spanning more than three decades and countless hit films to his credit, Denzel Washington is one of Hollywood's most bankable actors...
- 3 days ago 28 Sep 14, 2:52pm -
- 11-year-old shot at Miami nightclub
An 11-year-old was shot, along with 14 other people, in a shooting that broke out at a Miami nightclub early Sunday morning according to various reports.
- 3 days ago 28 Sep 14, 2:10pm -
- Michael Che makes Saturday Night Live Weekend Update debut
Comedian Michael Che made his Saturday Night Live debut this weekend, joining the popular Weekend Update segment as a co-anchor alongside Colin Jost.
- 3 days ago 28 Sep 14, 1:41pm -
- Amber Rose gets over $1million from prenup
TMZ has more tidbits on the Amber Rose/Wiz Khalifa divorce. Amber will reportedly get over a million dollars from Wiz, based on a prenuptial agreement they both signed before they wedded.Sources from both Amber and Wiz’s camps told TMZ …
- 4 days ago 28 Sep 14, 12:06pm -
- 50 Cent’s son joins Team Mayweather
The rapper may have an almost infamous beef with the boxer, but 50 Cent’s son, Marquise Jackson, apparently thinks blood isn’t thicker than water after he decided to hang out with Floyd Mayweather this weekend. Mayweather has become one of …
- 4 days ago 28 Sep 14, 9:01am -
- Michael Brown’s parents unmoved by chief’s apologies
In an interview with The Associated Press on Saturday, Michael Brown’s parents said rather that Ferguson police Chief’s apology, they would prefer officer Darren Wilson arrested and charged with murder and the chief fired.
- 4 days ago 28 Sep 14, 8:37am -