- newFirst look: Cuba Gooding Jr. as O.J. Simpson in ‘American Crime Story’
theGRIO REPORT - The FX network has released the first images of the cast from the upcoming scripted TV drama, 'American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson'....
- 17 hours ago 22 May 15, 11:56am -
- newTaye Diggs jokes about upcoming Broadway role: ‘I have a flaming homosexual inside of me’
theGRIO REPORT - TMZ caught up with Taye Diggs to talk about his new Broadway role, and the actor revealed...
- 17 hours ago 22 May 15, 11:10am -
- newBritney Spears puts Tyson Beckford on a leash during concert
VIDEO - Britney Spears brings Tyson Beckford on stage wearing a leash during her Las Vegas concert...
- 18 hours ago 22 May 15, 10:46am -
- newVirginia state Senate candidate, 57, confirms he fathered child with 19-year-old
theGRIO REPORT - Virginia state Senate candidate Joe Morrissey, 57, confirmed to reporters Thursday that he was the father of 19-year-old Myrna Pride's newborn son...
- 19 hours ago 22 May 15, 9:43am -
- newAmusement park in trouble for hosting adult-only fundraising event gone ‘wild’
theGRIO REPORT - A charity event held last Saturday at a New Jersey amusement park was shut down early as the adults-only event got a little raunchy...
- 19 hours ago 22 May 15, 9:11am -
- newMom graduates in late son’s place after fatal prom crash
theGRIO REPORT - Katherine Jackson's Aaron Dunigan died in a car crash the night of his prom. Wednesday, Jackson attended her son's high school graduation, wearing his cap and gown and walked across the stage in his behalf...
- 20 hours ago 22 May 15, 8:45am -
- newHundreds protest after Washington police shoot two unarmed black men
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Hundreds marched peacefully in Washington state’s capital city to protest a police shooting that wounded two unarmed stepbrothers suspected of trying to steal beer from a grocery store.The officer reported he was being assa…
- 20 hours ago 22 May 15, 8:15am -
- Black artist will burn, bury the Confederate flag across the South on Memorial Day
Can you think of a better way for a black man to spend Memorial Day than to burn a Confederate flag?As was reported in the Orlando Sentinel, an artist will do exactly that, with plans to make it …
- 1 day ago 22 May 15, 12:16am -
- All 6 officers officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray
BALTIMORE (AP) — All six officers charged in the police-custody death of Freddie Gray were indicted by a grand jury, a prosecutor said Thursday.The indictments were very similar to the charges Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced…
- 1 day ago 21 May 15, 5:49pm -
- Ja Rule and Lil Wayne discuss their favorite prison meals
VIDEO - Rapper Ja Rule and Lil Wayne talk about their favorite prison foods in new video reportedly from Ja Rule's upcoming reality show..
- 2 days ago 21 May 15, 2:07pm -
- Judge dismisses domestic violence charges against Ray Rice
MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) — A judge on Thursday dismissed domestic violence charges against Ray Rice, who was captured by a surveillance camera knocking his then-fiancee unconscious in a hotel elevator last year...
- 2 days ago 21 May 15, 1:43pm -
- Ciara shuts down Russell Wilson breakup rumors with #TBT photo
theGRIO REPORT - R&B singer Ciara just shut down breakup rumors by posting a photo of her and her 'Bae,' Russell Wilson...
- 2 days ago 21 May 15, 1:18pm -
- 11-year-old suspended over foam Nerf bullet
theGRIO REPORT - A New Jersey mother is upset after her son's school suspended him over a Nerf bullet. “It’s a toy with a toothpick on it,” she said...
- 2 days ago 21 May 15, 12:51pm -
- Stevie Wonder rolls with Snoop Dogg in new music video
VIDEO - Stevie Wonder, Nia Long, and Pharrell William appear in Snoop Dogg's latest video, 'California Roll'...
- 2 days ago 21 May 15, 12:16pm -
- Vivica Fox sends message to Kenya Moore: ‘I wish you would stop the stunts’
VIDEO - Vivica A. Fox appeared on 'Watch What Happens Live' and sends a message to Kenya Moore...
- 2 days ago 21 May 15, 11:42am -
- School nurse threatens 11-year-old with expletives, racial slurs
theGRIO REPORT - A Georgia school nurse has been accused of shouting profanities and a racial slur at an 11-year-old in the school cafeteria...
- 2 days ago 21 May 15, 11:38am -
- 26-year-old woman suffers stroke caused by birth control
theGRIO REPORT - Jordan Ward was busy with planning her June wedding when the headaches started, and she brushed them off, thinking it was just tension. But the truth was that she had suffered a stroke caused by her birth control...
- 2 days ago 21 May 15, 11:21am -
- Janice Dickinson sues Bill Cosby for defamation and emotional distress
theGRIO REPORT - Supermodel Janice Dickinson is suing Bill Cosby for defamation, after his legal said that she fabricated her story.. .
- 2 days ago 21 May 15, 11:13am -
- Man wrongfully imprisoned for 16 years receives $2.75 million
theGRIO REPORT - Kareem Bellamy became a millionaire Wednesday. But the 48-year-old says the money cannot make up for the 16 years he wrongfully spent behind bars...
- 2 days ago 21 May 15, 10:57am -
- Mom shames 13-year-old daughter in viral video for pretending to be 19 on Facebook
A Colorado mother discovered that her daughter had been posting pictures on Facebook in lacy lingerie pretending to be 19-years-old, and she went off on the girls’ actions, posting an over-5-minute video rant that has since gone viral.After gettin…
- 2 days ago 21 May 15, 10:22am -
- Whites are moving back into Detroit as blacks leave
DETROIT (AP) — Whites are moving back to the American city that came to epitomize white flight, even as blacks continue to leave for the suburbs and the city’s overall population shrinks.Detroit is the latest major city to see …
- 2 days ago 21 May 15, 8:06am -
- Couple’s wedding reservation canceled because of Redskins training camp
theGrio REPORT - Christopher Charity and Cecilia Hall are getting married this summer, and while this is the most exciting and happy time in their lives, it doesn't come without its share of obstacles.
- 2 days ago 20 May 15, 5:50pm -
- Alfonso Ribeiro to take over as host of America’s Funniest Home Videos
theGrio REPORT - Alfonso Ribeiro will be taking over America's Funniest Home Videos from Tom Bergeron.
- 2 days ago 20 May 15, 5:11pm -
- Jaden Smith shows up to his prom in white Batman costume
theGRIO REPORT - Jaden Smith rocks a white Batman costume to his high school prom...
- 3 days ago 20 May 15, 2:58pm -
- Rapper Layzie Bone saves man in diabetic shock
theGrio REPORT - Saturday, rapper Layzie Bone come to the aide of a Wyoming man who had a diabetic emergency while driving.
- 3 days ago 20 May 15, 2:51pm -
- Footage uncovered of Vin Diesel breakdancing in 80s instructional dance video
theGrio REPORT - A breakdancing tutorial video from the 80s surfaced, featuring none other than Vin Diesel...
- 3 days ago 20 May 15, 2:21pm -
- 50 Cent defends white actor’s use of the N-word on ‘Power’
VIDEO - 50 Cent talks about season 2 of 'Power' and defends the use of the N-word on the series...
- 3 days ago 20 May 15, 2:06pm -
- Ferguson plans permanent memorial to Michael Brown
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The makeshift memorial that has marked the site of where Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer in August will be removed and replaced with a permanent plaque...
- 3 days ago 20 May 15, 1:07pm -
- Student back in school, with gym teacher who gave her kidney
DETROIT (AP) — An 18-year-old returned to her Detroit high school Tuesday with a new kidney, donated by her gym teacher...
- 3 days ago 20 May 15, 12:58pm -
- Steph Curry’s daughter Riley steals his shine during post-game press conference
theGRIO REPORT - Warning: Too much cuteness. Steph Curry was joined by his adorable daughter Riley, during his post-game press conference Tuesday night...
- 3 days ago 20 May 15, 11:20am -
- FLOTUS like a butterfly: Michelle Obama lifts weights, takes jabs at Pres. Obama
theGRIO REPORT - The President and First Lady are poking a little bit of fun at each other by releasing videos for the fifth anniversary of the "Let's Move" campaign...
- 3 days ago 20 May 15, 11:12am -
- Jamie Foxx’s delivers spot-on impression of John Legend on ‘Tonight Show’
theGRIO REPORT - Jamie Foxx's rendition of the 'Toys 'R' Us' jingle as John Legend was everything...
- 3 days ago 20 May 15, 11:01am -
- Google Maps’ cyber-racism hack locates White House after ‘N***a house’ search
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- 3 days ago 20 May 15, 10:13am -
- Black mom’s Facebook post thanking white cop for helping son fix flat tire goes viral
When Virginia Tech student Joseph Owusu got a flat tire on a dark and busy road, a Virginia State Trooper rushed to the rescue, and his mother’s grateful Facebook post has since gone viral.“Facebook friends, join me in …
- 3 days ago 20 May 15, 9:52am -
- House moves to get rid of labels telling you where your meat comes from
WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee is moving swiftly to get rid of labels on packages of meat that say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered.The House Agriculture Committee will consider a bill to repeal a “country …
- 3 days ago 20 May 15, 8:24am -
- Hip-Hop legend DJ QBert shoots lightning from a turntable at Maker Faire
It is well known that the practice of scratching records first came from New York by originators such as Grand Wizard Theodore, while the legendary Kool Herc was experimenting with doubles to keep funky drum-breaks on repeat.The world …
- 3 days ago 20 May 15, 5:52am -
- Bill Clinton’s reaction to President Obama joining Twitter is perfect
theGrio REPORT - It's official. This week President Obama joined Twitter to much fanfare. While the reactions were mixed, most notable was the reception he received from former president Bill Clinton.
- 4 days ago 19 May 15, 4:30pm -
- Video shows off-duty Army captain rescue couple trapped in burning car
theGRIO REPORT - This week, Army Captain Steve Voglezon is being called a hero for pulling a trapped couple to safety after coming across a fiery car wreckage
- 4 days ago 19 May 15, 2:43pm -
- Let’s move on from racial flaps that don’t matter
OPINION - We need to stop concerning ourselves as much about how other people feel about us and start caring more about how we feel about ourselves and about what we are doing to change our plight towards the prize...
- 4 days ago 19 May 15, 2:22pm -
- Frustrated substitute teacher takes out the belt, whips middle schoolers
theGrio REPORT - Monday, Prince George's County Public Schools officials are responding to new video that shows a substitute teacher using a belt on students in a classroom.
- 4 days ago 19 May 15, 2:09pm -
- Twitter trolls target mother of teen killed by police
theGRIO REPORT - Andrea Irwin, whose son, Tony Robinson, was killed by police in March, has received a flood of hate since her son's death...
- 4 days ago 19 May 15, 1:27pm -
- Eight-year-old boy recovering after drive-by shooting, celebrates birthday in hospital
theGRIO REPORT - A young boy who was hit by stray bullets a month ago just celebrated his eighth birthday while in the hospital, still recovering from his injuries...
- 4 days ago 19 May 15, 12:56pm -
- Pixar vows to make more films with ethnic minority characters
theGRIO REPORT - Pixar wants to bring more diversity to its films and has promised that they would work to bring more "female, ethnic characters" to their films...
- 4 days ago 19 May 15, 12:47pm -
- Mother says middle school teacher was fired for letting students have sex in classroom
theGRIO REPORT - A DeKalb County middle school teacher is under fire after he allegedly allowed teens to use his classroom closet to have sex...
- 4 days ago 19 May 15, 12:11pm -
- Pregnant woman claims Chicago cop punched her in the stomach
theGRIO REPORT - Nicola Robinson has accused a Chicago police officer of punching her in the stomach when she was eight months pregnant, sending her into premature labor...
- 4 days ago 19 May 15, 11:54am -
- Arizona mother who left kids in hot car sentenced to 18 years probation
PHOENIX (AP) — A single mother who left her two young sons in a hot car in Phoenix during a job interview was sentenced Friday to 18 years of supervised probation...
- 4 days ago 19 May 15, 11:48am -
- Wife of 49ers player says boss harassed her because of interracial relationship
theGRIO REPORT - Philippa Okoye, wife of 49ers defensive lineman Lawrence Okoye, is suing her former employer, deVere Group in Manhattan, alleging she was wrongfully terminated from her job...
- 4 days ago 19 May 15, 11:35am -
- No charges for St. Louis officer who killed 18-year-old VonDerrit Myers
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A prosecutor says no charges will be filed against an off-duty white police officer who shot and killed a black 18-year-old in October.St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce’s report, released Monday, says a criminal violati…
- 4 days ago 19 May 15, 8:32am -
- Nicki Minaj and Beyonce drop ‘Feeling Myself’ video
theGrio REPORT - A lot of people were skeptical when Jay Z, Beyonce and a posse of their closest celebrity friends came together to create Tidal.
- 4 days ago 18 May 15, 6:19pm -
- ESPN’s Michael Smith swears on live television, reaction is priceless
theGrio REPORT - Monday afternoon, His & Hers host Michael Smith got a little carried away while discussing the video of a Penn State lineman tackling a tree.
- 5 days ago 18 May 15, 4:12pm -