- newSerena Williams rolls in WTA Finals opener
SINGAPORE (AP) — A new venue, an injury-hit preparation and insults from a top sports official — none of it could stop Serena Williams' winning streak at the WTA Finals...
- 22 hours ago 21 Oct 14, 11:24am -
- newComedian Hannibal Buress calls Bill Cosby a rapist during stand-up routine
theGRIO REPORT - Comedian Hannibal Buress called Bill Cosby a rapist during a portion of his stand-up set in Philadelphia last week.
- 22 hours ago 21 Oct 14, 11:23am -
- newShonda Rhimes blasts critics of her shows’ love scenes
theGRIO REPORT - Recent tweets and comments regarding her shows’ love scenes led Shonda Rhimes to take to Twitter to talk about the 'controversial' scenes. ...
- 23 hours ago 21 Oct 14, 10:30am -
- Chicago voter jokes to Obama: ‘Don’t touch my girlfriend’
theGRIO REPORT - President Obama didn't miss a beat Monday when a Chicago man joked: "Don't touch my girlfriend."
- 1 day ago 21 Oct 14, 9:33am -
- Will Packer sells another TV Pilot to NBC
theGRIO REPORT - Will Packer, who produced the hit films Ride Along, Think Like a Man, and Think Like a Man Too, sold a TV pilot for a female cop dramedy to NBC, according to Hollywood Reporter...
- 1 day ago 21 Oct 14, 9:30am -
- Missouri state Sen. Jamilah Nasheed arrested in Ferguson
theGRIO REPORT - St. Louis County police say Missouri state Sen. Jamilah Nasheed was arrested Monday night near the Ferguson police station...
- 1 day ago 21 Oct 14, 8:24am -
- Angel Hooper, 6, killed in drive-by shooting
theGRIO REPORT - Angel Hooper, 6, was shot last week when she was at the store buying a pack of bubble gum in southeast Kansas City, according to the Kansas City Star...
- 1 day ago 21 Oct 14, 8:15am -
- Kevin Hart helps selfie bus driver get her job back
theGRIO REPORT - Kevin Hart has helped a Los Angeles bus driver get her job back after she was suspended for taking a selfie with the comedian while on the job.
- 2 days ago 20 Oct 14, 3:31pm -
- ‘Dear White People’ offers edgy take on ‘post-racial’ America
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A cheeky provocation wrapped in a zingy punchline, Justin Simien's "Dear White People" recalls other memorably promising debuts — by filmmakers named Spike, for instance, whether Lee or Jonze...
- 2 days ago 20 Oct 14, 3:00pm -
- ABC’s ‘Black-ish’ says yes to spanking in latest episode
theGRIO REPORT - ABC's 'Black-ish' is sure to spark controversy with their upcoming episode about parents spanking their children...
- 2 days ago 20 Oct 14, 1:09pm -
- Wu-Tang affiliate who cut off own member, now stand-up comedian
theGRIO REPORT - The Wu-Tang affiliated rapper Christ Bearer, who severed his own penis and jumped out of a window, is now a stand-up comedian.
- 2 days ago 20 Oct 14, 12:49pm -
- Fear of Ebola in New Jersey keeps new African students home
theGRIO REPORT - Two East African children will remain home past the 21-day waiting period before beginning elementary school in New Jersey, due to backlash from district parents about fears of Ebola...
- 2 days ago 20 Oct 14, 12:07pm -
- Searcher who found human remains calls discovery ‘Divine Intervention’
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Police blocked off roads, sifted through leaves and scoured a rural area where they found remains that could be missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham...
- 2 days ago 20 Oct 14, 11:59am -
- Real American horror story: 7 women found dead in Indiana
theGRIO REPORT - The bodies of seven women have been discovered across northwest Indiana this weekend...
- 2 days ago 20 Oct 14, 10:50am -
- Serena Williams rips Russian tennis chief for offensive comments
Serena Williams says comments by the head of the Russian Tennis Federation referring to her and older sister Venus as "brothers" were bullying, sexist and racist.
- 2 days ago 20 Oct 14, 10:10am -
- GOP ad a throwback to infamous “Willie Horton” ad
A recent campaign ad from the National Republican Campaign Committee is drawing comparisons to the infamous “Willie Horton” ad launched by the GOP to discredit Democratic presidential candidate Michael Dukakis in 1988.
- 3 days ago 19 Oct 14, 8:09pm -
- Devon Still, father of adorable cancer fighter, receives $10,000 for hospital
Devon Still, father of adorable cancer fighter, receives $10,000 for hospital.
- 3 days ago 19 Oct 14, 11:22am -
- Man on death row because in Texas, being black means you’re dangerous?
During the capital murder sentencing, through testimony of Texas state licensed psychologist Dr. Walter Quijano, Buck’s race became the centerpiece to the implementation of the death penalty.
- 3 days ago 19 Oct 14, 11:02am -
- 219 kidnapped girls to be freed according to Boko Haram ceasefire terms
219 kidnapped girls to be freed by militant group Boko Haram according to ceasefire terms struck between the country’s government and the abductors.
- 4 days ago 18 Oct 14, 1:47pm -
- Supreme Court allows Texas “poll tax” voter ID law
Texas has gotten the go-ahead from the Supreme Court to use its strict voter identification law in the November election.
- 4 days ago 18 Oct 14, 1:19pm -
- Darren Wilson says he feared for his life, struggled over gun with Brown
The police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old in a St. Louis suburb last summer has told investigators that he was pinned in his vehicle and in fear for his life as they struggled over his gun, The New York Times reported.
- 4 days ago 18 Oct 14, 11:33am -
- Why does the CDC hold a patent on Ebola?
theGRIO REPORT - The spreading Ebola outbreak continues to dominate the news, and as with every major story, conspiracy theories are beginning to circulate.
- 4 days ago 18 Oct 14, 3:00am -
- Higher black populations mean harsher prison policies, study says
Higher black populations mean harsher prison policies, study says
- 4 days ago 17 Oct 14, 11:57pm -
- Jaden Smith challenges other rappers
Jaden Smith sent out an open challenge to fellow rappers via Twitter on Friday, writing in a tweet, “Dear Everybody Who Can Rap Better Than Me. Please Show Me.”
- 5 days ago 17 Oct 14, 7:47pm -
- Male strippers and Ebola – dancers quarantine themselves after flight with Amber Vinson
To have two male strippers quarantine themselves after sitting near Amber Vinson, the nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola, seems like a move in the right direction. It seemed like common sense to them - not so much to the CDC.
- 5 days ago 17 Oct 14, 7:30pm -
- Aretha Franklin does a round of awkward satellite interviews
Aretha Franklin does a round of awkward satellite interviews
- 5 days ago 17 Oct 14, 7:11pm -
- Missy Elliott shows off weight loss in surprise NYC performance
Missy Elliott Shows Off Weight Loss
- 5 days ago 17 Oct 14, 5:12pm -
- ‘Fix My Life’ finale: Father of 34 kids on being a grandfather for third time
theGRIO VIDEO - Joined by mothers, fathers and children in crisis, Iyanla concludes her multi-part studio dialogue about men having children without accepting responsibility...
- 5 days ago 17 Oct 14, 4:21pm -
- Michael Dunn sentenced to life in prison without parole
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man convicted of first-degree murder for fatally shooting a teenager in an argument over loud music outside a Jacksonville convenience store has been sentenced to life in prison without parole...
- 5 days ago 17 Oct 14, 11:58am -
- Viola Davis rips wig, eyelashes off in Emmy-worthy performance on ‘Murder’
OPINION - Viola Davis made a bold move on primetime scripted TV when she pulled off her wig and fake eyelashes during the latest episode of 'How to Get Away With Murder'...
- 5 days ago 17 Oct 14, 11:47am -
- Ebola fears prompt big responses around the globe
Ebola is transmitted through direct contact with bodily fluid, such as getting an infected person's blood or vomit into the eyes or through a cut in the skin, not through the air, experts say...
- 5 days ago 17 Oct 14, 11:38am -
- Chris Rock movie ‘Top Five’ debuts trailer
theGRIO VIDEO - Chris Rock stars alongside an all-star cast including Kevin Hart, Tracy Morgan, Rosario Dawson and more in his new comedy 'Top Five' ...
- 5 days ago 17 Oct 14, 10:24am -
- Justin Bieber boxing and training with Floyd Mayweather
theGRIO VIDEO - Justin Bieber took to Instagram to reveal that he's bring trained by boxing great Floyd Mayweather...
- 5 days ago 17 Oct 14, 9:48am -
- Stacey Dash: Minorities feel ‘worthless,’ have ‘plantation mentality’ under Dems
theGRIO VIDEO - Stacey Dash slams minorities that support the democratic party in a recent Fox News segment..
- 5 days ago 17 Oct 14, 9:00am -
- Halle Berry wants to severely reduce her child support payments
theGRIO REPORT - Halle Berry would like to send less money every month to Gabriel Aubry, the father of her child, Nahla.
- 5 days ago 17 Oct 14, 8:36am -
- Florida billboard offers ‘bulletproof vest for boys,’ addresses police brutality
theGRIO REPORT - An activist group in Florida recently launched video ads and a billboard promoting a so-called new clothing line — bulletproof vests for boys of color...
- 5 days ago 17 Oct 14, 8:11am -
- Dontre Hamilton death: Officer fired in fatal shooting of unarmed man
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee police officer fired after fatally shooting a mentally ill man told superiors he became concerned about his safety as soon as he saw the odd way the man was lying on the ground in a downtown park, according to documents…
- 6 days ago 16 Oct 14, 6:49pm -
- 64-year-old Stevie Wonder reportedly expecting triplets
theGRIO REPORT - Music legend Stevie Wonder is reportedly expecting triplets with his fiancé, 25-year-old Tomeeka Robyn Bracy...
- 6 days ago 16 Oct 14, 2:25pm -
- Bo Jackson says Jameis Winston needs to change
theGRIO REPORT - In a recent interview on the Jim Rome Show Bo Jackson expressed his thoughts on Florida State University’s Heisman winning quarterback Jameis Winston...
- 6 days ago 16 Oct 14, 12:04pm -
- Sears draws heat for selling Swastika ring on website
theGRIO REPORT - Major retailers Sears and Amazon.com received criticism this week for listing a ring that prominently shows a Swastika across its front...
- 6 days ago 16 Oct 14, 11:25am -
- Dallas nurse Briana Aguirre blasts hospital: ‘I would refuse to go there to be treated’
TODAY - Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital nurse Briana Aguirre, who cared for her friend and co-worker Nina Pham after she tested positive for the Ebola virus, says she can no longer defend her hospital...
- 6 days ago 16 Oct 14, 11:24am -
- Man accused of killing mom tells judge he’s guilty
theGRIO REPORT - Steven Pratt broke down sobbing Tuesday as soon as the judge read the charges. Pratt, 45, faced the arraignment alone, without an attorney, in an empty courtroom Tuesday...
- 6 days ago 16 Oct 14, 10:38am -
- Singer Erykah Badu makes only $3.60 performing on New York street
theGRIO REPORT -
- 6 days ago 16 Oct 14, 10:19am -
- Navarro College rejects Nigerian students, cites Ebola ‘concerns’
theGRIO REPORT - A Texas college is receiving criticism for sending rejection letters to Nigerian applicants stating that, “Unfortunately, Navarro College is not accepting international students from countries with confirmed Ebola cases.”
- 6 days ago 16 Oct 14, 10:00am -
- Snoop Dogg apologizes to Iggy Azalea for online insults
theGRIO REPORT - Snoop Dogg posted a video Wednesday apologizing to fellow rapper Iggy Azalea for starting a beef on social media last week that escalated into national news...
- 6 days ago 16 Oct 14, 9:47am -
- 2 sisters, toddlers, drown near Florida home
theGRIO REPORT - It is every parent's worst nightmare. Sisters Louidline, 4, and Louidjiena Louima, 2, were found in the canal behind their Florida home Tuesday unresponsive.
- 6 days ago 16 Oct 14, 8:16am -
- Bus driver suspended from job after selfie with Kevin Hart
A Los Angeles bus driver has been indefinitely suspended without pay for stopping her LAX shuttle to snap a selfie with star comedian and actor Kevin Hart. A video captured of the incident shows Hart taking a number of photos …
- 7 days ago 15 Oct 14, 8:05pm -
- 2nd Ebola patient from Texas hospital identified as nurse Amber Vinson
DALLAS (AP) — Fears of the Ebola virus deepened in the U.S. Wednesday with word that a second Texas nurse caught the disease from a patient...
- 7 days ago 15 Oct 14, 3:32pm -
- High school soccer players chant ‘Ebola’ at West African opponent, coaches resign
theGRIO REPORT - Northampton high school soccer players allegedly directed and "Ebola" chant at a rival Nazareth player from West Africa...
- 7 days ago 15 Oct 14, 3:25pm -
- Two children, including infant, among 5 killed in DC area car crash
theGRIO REPORT - Five people, including two children, died in a Washington D.C. area accident last week....
- 7 days ago 15 Oct 14, 3:20pm -