- newMan 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.”
- 15 hours ago 4 Mar 15, 10:40am -
- new‘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...
- 15 hours ago 4 Mar 15, 10:38am -
- newConservative 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…
- 15 hours ago 4 Mar 15, 10:24am -
- newCuba 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…
- 15 hours ago 4 Mar 15, 10:16am -
- newNews 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...
- 16 hours ago 4 Mar 15, 9:40am -
- newU.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…
- 16 hours 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.
- 1 day 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.
- 1 day 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 …
- 1 day 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…
- 1 day 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.
- 1 day 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.
- 1 day 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.
- 1 day 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...
- 2 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...
- 2 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...
- 2 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...
- 2 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...
- 2 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.
- 2 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.
- 2 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.…
- 2 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 …
- 2 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.
- 2 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…
- 2 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.
- 2 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.
- 3 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.
- 3 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...
- 3 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 …
- 3 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.
- 3 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...
- 3 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 …
- 3 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.
- 3 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 …
- 3 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.
- 3 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.
- 3 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.
- 3 days ago 1 Mar 15, 5:41pm -
- Kevin Garnett buys 1,000 tickets to give away to Minnesota fans
theGRIO REPORT - Kevin Garnett has purchased 1,000 tickets that will be given to Timberwolves fans to show his appreciation for their warm welcome to his return to Minnesota.
- 3 days ago 1 Mar 15, 4:04pm -
- Madonna compares ageism to racism and homophobia
theGRIO REPORT - Madonna discussed ageism in a recent interview with Rolling Stone, comparing it to racism and homophobia.
- 3 days ago 1 Mar 15, 1:56pm -
- Tennessee man accused of stealing from dead, abusing children
theGRIO REPORT - A Tennessee man is facing charges after police claim he stole identities from dead people...
- 4 days ago 1 Mar 15, 12:50pm -
- Obama invoking civil rights struggles past and present
For President Barack Obama, it's a week to invoke America's civil rights struggles from past to present.
- 4 days ago 1 Mar 15, 12:42pm -
- Incarcerated black America: Past, present and future
Opinion - For forty years the United States has hidden the consequence of its dark racial history at the center of the War on Drugs...
- 4 days ago 1 Mar 15, 11:38am -
- Chicago’s 1st black major league baseball player Minoso dies
Minnie Minoso, who hit a two-run home run in his first at-bat when he became major league baseball's first black player in Chicago in 1951, has died, the Cook County medical examiner said Sunday.
- 4 days ago 1 Mar 15, 10:59am -
- Teenage girl killed by mob
A crowd beat to death a teenage girl accused of planning to be a suicide bomber and then set her body ablaze Sunday.
- 4 days ago 1 Mar 15, 10:11am -
- Cops: 2 shot at TI, Young Jeezy party in NC club
Two people were injured after being shot Saturday at a Charlotte nightclub where rappers T.I., Young Jeezy and Yo Gotti were advertised to appear, a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police spokesman said.
- 4 days ago 1 Mar 15, 9:46am -
- Reports of shots fired at “day party” during CIAA weekend
People who were at party during “CIAA Weekend Takeover” have taken to social media to recount an alleged shooting. It is unknown if the party was an official event sanctioned by the CIAA (Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association).Two men wer…
- 4 days ago 28 Feb 15, 8:23pm -
- Atlanta woman says police shot, killed her boyfriend without warning
theGRIO REPORT - An Atlanta woman whose boyfriend was shot and killed by Atlanta police is speaking out for the first time since the Dec. 29 incident.
- 4 days ago 28 Feb 15, 6:26pm -
- Texas high school basketball team shows amazing sportsmanship
theGRIO REPORT - At Gainesville's juvenile correction facility for felony offenders, one reward for "good behavior" is the chance to play basketball and leave the facility for games against private schools...
- 4 days ago 28 Feb 15, 5:29pm -
- Amherst student sues police over false arrest, smashed phone, pepper sprayed and charged for filming cops
A University of Massachusetts Amherst student is suing the Amherst police for smashing his iPhone after charging him during a disturbance.
- 4 days ago 28 Feb 15, 3:10pm -
- Kanye West breaks down crying in new interview
theGRIO REPORT - Kanye West broke down on Thursday during a BBC Radio 1 interview in which he was talking about his mentor, British fashion design professor Louise Wilson, who passed away in May.
- 4 days ago 28 Feb 15, 2:41pm -