- newBody cam shows cops slamming pregnant woman
theGRIO REPORT - In body cam footage obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Southern California, police officers in the city of Barstow can be seen slamming a pregnant woman to the ground.
- 5 hours ago 28 May 15, 11:05am -
- newCheryl Lynn slams Anita Baker for blocking her on Twitter
theGRIO REPORT - R&B songstress Cheryl Lynn destroyed Anita Baker on Twitter last night after finding out the "Rapture" singer blocked her...
- 5 hours ago 28 May 15, 11:00am -
- newTracy Morgan, Wal-Mart settle lawsuit over car crash
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan was very emotional after settling his lawsuit against Wal-Mart over a highway crash that killed one man and left Morgan and two friends seriously injured...
- 6 hours ago 28 May 15, 10:01am -
- new‘Go back to Baltimore': Kansas councilman allegedly calls teen ‘black n****r b*tch’ over traffic mishap
theGrio REPORT - Less than two weeks on the job and Edwardsville city councilman Chuck Stites, is already being investigated by the Kansas Bureau of Investigations.
- 24 hours ago 27 May 15, 4:18pm -
- Marilyn Mosby appeared on ‘Judge Judy’ as a 20-year-old college student
theGRIO REPORT - It looks like her. It sounds like her. Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby made an appearance as a 20-year-old college sophomore on "Judge Judy."
- 1 day ago 27 May 15, 3:28pm -
- Kendrick Lamar turns the tables on TMZ, swarms cameramen at LAX
VIDEO - Rapper Kendrick Lamar and turn the tables on TMZ photographers while attempting to leave LAX...
- 1 day ago 27 May 15, 3:01pm -
- President Obama tweets back to girl’s letter about marriage equality
theGrio REPORT - It appears a 5-year-old A 5-year-old may have the answers on how to solve some of our most pressing global issues.
- 1 day ago 27 May 15, 2:42pm -
- ‘Young and the Restless’ star tears up during interview on son’s suicide
theGRIO REPORT - Young and the Restless star Kristoff St. John and his ex-wife Mia are opening up about the tragic death of their son Julian in a new interview...
- 1 day ago 27 May 15, 2:11pm -
- Nina Simone biopic starring Zoe Saldana set to be released later this year
theGRIO REPORT - After years in limbo the Nina Simone biopic, starring Zoe Saldana will hit theaters later this year...
- 1 day ago 27 May 15, 1:56pm -
- Nia Long confirms engagement to longtime boyfriend Ime Udoka
theGRIO REPORT - Actress Nia Long confirms her engagement to longtime boyfriend and San Antonio Spurs assistant coach, Ime Udoka.....
- 1 day ago 27 May 15, 11:59am -
- Photo surfaces of police officers posing with black suspect who wore antlers
theGRIO REPORT - A picture taken sometime in the decade between 1999 and 2003 has recently been released by the Chicago police department depicting two officers posing in a picture with an unidentified black suspect as if the suspect were a hunting t…
- 1 day ago 27 May 15, 11:20am -
- Marine court-martialed for refusing to remove bible verse from desk
theGRIO REPORT - Lance Corporal Monifa Sterling was court-martialed for disobeying orders after she refused to remove a decorative Bible verse from her work desk...
- 1 day ago 27 May 15, 11:19am -
- Condemning police violence doesn’t mean we don’t care about other violence
OPINION - We pay lots of attention when police kill unarmed black people—and we should—but do we care as much when black people kill each other?
- 1 day ago 27 May 15, 9:00am -
- Chicago boy, 5, mauled to death by dog
theGRIO REPORT - A 5-year-old boy was killed Monday night in Chicago after being attacked by a dog ...
- 2 days ago 26 May 15, 8:10pm -
- Kenyan man wants to marry Malia Obama, offers livestock as tribute
theGRIO REPORT - Recently, a lawyer from Kenya told The Nairobian newspaper that he plans to ask President Barack Obama for his 16-year-old daughter Malia Obama’s hand in marriage when the president visits his country later this summer.
- 2 days ago 26 May 15, 5:08pm -
- Teen shot in the head makes miraculous recovery
theGRIO REPORT - Turan Caudle, 17, was shot in the head by his friend after they got into an argument over a video game back in January.
- 2 days ago 26 May 15, 3:52pm -
- High school senior overcomes homelessness, raising a child to become valedictorian
theGRIO REPORT - Trameka Pope of Wendell Phillips Academy High School in Chicago continues to defy everyone's expectations - just not her own...
- 2 days ago 26 May 15, 3:38pm -
- Chris Brown threatens Tyson Beckford over selfie with Karrueche Tran
theGrio REPORT - Even though they're officially broken up - Chris Brown has made it clear that he still feels territorial about his ex girlfriend Karrueche Tran.
- 2 days ago 26 May 15, 3:23pm -
- Justin Bieber covers Boyz II Men’s ‘I’ll Make Love to You’
VIDEO - Justin Bieber delivers an impromptu performance of Boyz II Men's 'I'll Make Love to You'...
- 2 days ago 26 May 15, 2:37pm -
- Social media explodes with hilarious #BeyonceAlwaysOnBeat memes
VIDEO - Social media erupts with hilarious #BeyonceAlwaysOnBeat memes...
- 2 days ago 26 May 15, 1:47pm -
- You’re late Snoop: Rapper says his attitude has changed towards women
OPINION - File this under “Better Late Than Never.” Snoop Dogg (who sometimes makes Rasta-inspired music under the name Snoop Lion) has vowed to not call women b*tches and h*es and other derogatory terms...
- 2 days ago 26 May 15, 12:56pm -
- Sasheer Zamata says Rihanna was ‘drunk,’ dismissive during ‘SNL’
theGRIO REPORT - 'Saturday Night Live' cast member Sasheer Zamata says Rihanna dissed her during her recent appearance on the show...
- 2 days ago 26 May 15, 12:48pm -
- 82-year-old man files lawsuit against police officers for excessive force
theGRIO REPORT - An 82-year-old man has filed suit against the Georgetown officers who he says used excessive force against him...
- 2 days ago 26 May 15, 12:23pm -
- Father of 3-year-old found dead in a park swing says judge denied him sole custody
theGRIO REPORT - The father of the 3-year-old boy who was found dead in a park swing last week says that he had filed for sole custody of the child, but was "failed" by the legal system...
- 2 days ago 26 May 15, 11:29am -
- Taraji P. Henson twerks for director Lee Daniels
VIDEO - Lee Daniels posts a video of Taraji P. Henson twerking at a pool party in Las Vegas...
- 2 days ago 26 May 15, 11:29am -
- High school student prays for crowd following medical emergency at graduation ceremony
theGRIO REPORT - Last week during a high school graduation ceremony in Alabama, an audience member suffered a medical emergency that left many worried and frightened. To calm the crowd, a school librarian turned to Christian Crawford...
- 2 days ago 26 May 15, 10:45am -
- B.B. King’s children say their dad was poisoned to death by business manager
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two B.B. King heirs who've been most outspoken about the blues legend's care in his final days have accused King's two closest aides of poisoning him, but the attorney for King's estate called the claims ridiculous and police said…
- 2 days ago 26 May 15, 9:51am -
- Honoring black writers: 25 books for your summer reading
theGRIO REPORT - The New York Times’ summer reading list left out a whole lotta blackness. The Times list contained books written by exclusively white authors. There are amazing books that were written and published by black writers since 2013 and…
- 3 days ago 25 May 15, 1:52pm -
- 77-year-old great-grandmother training for outdoor world championships in track
theGRIO REPORT - Rose Green turned 77 Sunday, but slowing down is not in her vocabulary. Green is a champion sprinter, having picked up the sport roughly two years ago. Yes, at the age of 75, Green started running. Now she's one of the best in the wo…
- 3 days ago 25 May 15, 1:23pm -
- Pres. Obama pays Memorial Day tribute to fallen service members
ARLINGTON, Virginia (AP) — President Barack Obama is paying tribute to the nation's fallen service members at Arlington National Cemetery, laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns and saying Americans "can never fully repay the debt" to those wh…
- 3 days ago 25 May 15, 12:26pm -
- Mom arrested after allegedly leaving 8-year-old son home alone for holiday weekend
theGRIO REPORT - A 27-year-old mother is in police custody after leaving her son home alone for the Memorial Day weekend while she traveled out of state...
- 3 days ago 25 May 15, 11:06am -
- Pastor shot outside church while putting out Memorial Day flags
theGRIO REPORT - A Connecticut pastor was shot Sunday while putting up flags outside of his church for an upcoming Memorial Day celebration...
- 3 days ago 25 May 15, 10:40am -
- Oldest person in the world celebrates 116th birthday
INKSTER, Michigan (AP) — A Detroit-area woman turned 116 Saturday, but she offers no secret for a long life...
- 3 days ago 25 May 15, 10:07am -
- Man’s life sentence ruled ‘unlawful,’ freed after 44 years in prison
MIAMI (AP) — A Miami man sentenced to life in prison as a juvenile in the slaying of an ice cream vendor's wife has been freed after serving 44 years in prison...
- 3 days ago 25 May 15, 9:00am -
- Navy mom surprises son at high school graduation
theGRIO REPORT - It was Steven Turner Jr.'s turn to hear his name, walk across the stage and accept his high school diploma. When he didn't hear his name, he thought there had been a mistake. But when he saw his mom suddenly appear across from him,…
- 3 days ago 25 May 15, 8:46am -
- Byron Allen on Obama: ‘White president in black face’
theGrio REPORT - President Obama has a lot of high profile fans, but it appears television mogul Byron Allen isn't one of them.
- 4 days ago 24 May 15, 2:34pm -
- Juicy J hospitalized in San Francisco, misses show
theGRIO REPORT - Juicy J was rushed to a San Francisco hospital late Saturday night, causing him to miss his show.
- 4 days ago 24 May 15, 12:13pm -
- DC authorities: Ex-con had help in wealthy family’s slaying
WASHINGTON (AP) — An ex-convict likely had help from others holding a family captive inside their mansion for at least 18 hours, authorities said.
- 4 days ago 24 May 15, 11:51am -
- New York school combats racism by segregating students
theGrio REPORT - A private school in New York City, Fieldston Lower School, is taking a controversial approach to racism and race issues by dividing its third-, fourth-, and fifth-graders into groups by race during a five week program, then bringing…
- 4 days ago 24 May 15, 11:30am -
- Marvin Gaye’s ex-wife explains: We “had to” sue over ‘Blurred Lines’
theGrio REPORT - Now that the lawsuit over Blurred Lines has been put to rest, according to Marvin Gaye's ex-wife Jan, few people truly understand the real reason her family went to trial.
- 4 days ago 24 May 15, 11:04am -
- ‘You don’t belong here': Black family receives hateful note from white neighbors
theGrio REPORT - A family in Long Island is in a state of disbelief after receiving an anonymous letter in the mail asking them to leave town - specifically because they're black.
- 4 days ago 24 May 15, 10:17am -
- Al Sharpton’s daughter posts incriminating hiking pics after suing city for ankle injury
theGrio REPORT - If you're going to sue the city of New York for an ankle injury - it's probably not a good idea to post pictures of yourself hiking on Instagram.
- 4 days ago 24 May 15, 8:38am -
- Brooklyn teacher acquitted of raping middle school student wants job back
theGrio REPORT - A Brooklyn teacher who was accused of drugging and raping a middle school student but has since been acquitted would like her job back.
- 4 days ago 24 May 15, 8:05am -
- Baltimore woman found pushing dead 3-year-old son in swing
theGrio REPORT - A Baltimore woman was found pushing her dead 3-year-old son in a park swing on Friday. Authorities are not sure how long she was at the park and say she may have been the for hours or even since the previous day.
- 5 days ago 23 May 15, 2:52pm -
- Cleveland officer found not guilty in killing unarmed pair, protestors gather
CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland police officer has been acquitted in the shooting deaths of two unarmed people in a car following a high-speed chase.
- 5 days ago 23 May 15, 1:27pm -
- Little girl throws epic tantrum at the White House in front of President Obama
theGrio REPORT - Sometimes, a girl's just got to throw a tantrum ... even if she's at the White House.
- 5 days ago 23 May 15, 1:01pm -
- Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson shocks fan by officiating his wedding
theGrio REPORT - Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson had become friends with interviewer and comedian Nick Mundy over the years and so decided to participate in a "prank it forward" wedding surprise: he studied to become ordained so that he could officiate Mun…
- 5 days ago 23 May 15, 12:37pm -
- Virginia cop quits after after using Taser on possible stroke victim
theGrio REPORT - Fredericksburg Police Officer Shaun Jergens has stepped down after video was released showing him using a Taser and pepper spray on a man who was suffering from a medical emergency.
- 5 days ago 23 May 15, 12:00pm -
- Stacey Dash gushes over Dr. Ben Carson: He’s ‘a wise man’
theGrio REPORT - It appears Fox News contributor, Stacey Dash may just have unofficially endorsed her favorite candidate for the 2016 election.
- 5 days ago 23 May 15, 9:35am -
- Raven-Symoné in talks to join The View as permanent co-host
theGrio REPORT - Over the last few of months, Raven Symoné's guest co-host stint on The View has had tongues wagging due to her unorthodox views on just about everything. Now it appears she may be a permanent fixture on the daytime roundtable.
- 5 days ago 23 May 15, 8:52am -