- Aretha Franklin does a round of awkward satellite interviews
Aretha Franklin does a round of awkward satellite interviews
2 days ago 17 Oct 14, 7:11pm
- Missy Elliott shows off weight loss in surprise NYC performance
Missy Elliott Shows Off Weight Loss
2 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...
2 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...
2 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'...
2 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...
2 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' ...
3 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...
3 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..
3 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.
3 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...
3 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…
3 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...
3 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...
3 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...
3 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...
3 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...
3 days ago 16 Oct 14, 10:38am
- Singer Erykah Badu makes only $3.60 performing on New York street
theGRIO REPORT -
4 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.”
4 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...
4 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.
4 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 …
4 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...
4 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...
4 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....
4 days ago 15 Oct 14, 3:20pm
- Harlem Globetrotters take over NYC subway for surprise performance
theGRIO VIDEO - Several members of the esteemed Harlem Globetrotters recently took over a New York City '7' train to give subway riders a treat...
4 days ago 15 Oct 14, 3:20pm
- High school senior Trey Taulton dies in his sleep of natural causes
theGRIO REPORT - An 18-year-old high school senior died in his sleep over the weekend, apparently of natural causes. Trey Taulton, a wide receiver on the John Horn High School football team, was discovered Sunday morning...
4 days ago 15 Oct 14, 1:33pm
- Blacks Type 2 diabetics 3X more likely to have leg amputated than non-blacks
theGRIO REPORT - Researchers studying Medicare claims ranging from 2007–2011 reported that black type-2 diabetics are far more likely to lose a limb due to complications from the disease...
4 days ago 15 Oct 14, 12:43pm
- Daughter of man who fathered 34 children writes letter blasting Iyanla Vanzant
theGRIO REPORT - The eldest daughter of an Atlanta video producer who recently appeared on a September episode of OWN’s Iyanla: Fix My Life has penned an open letter to the show’s host Iyanla Vanzant...
4 days ago 15 Oct 14, 12:16pm
- Snoop Dogg threatens Iggy Azalea on Instagram in the midst of vicious feud
theGRIO REPORT - Rapper Snoop Dogg is as war with female MC Iggy Azalea. The feud has escalated and turned downright vicious...
4 days ago 15 Oct 14, 11:58am
- Family refuses to remove Obama tombstone from their front yard
theGRIO REPORT - An Oklahoma family thinks that having an Obama tombstone in their front yard is a joke, meanwhile neighbors are offended..
5 days ago 15 Oct 14, 10:34am
- Olympic fencer Kamara James dead at 29
theGRIO REPORT - Kamara James, who represented Team USA at the 2004 Olympic Games in fencing, has passed away at the age of 29...
5 days ago 15 Oct 14, 9:27am
- Another Dallas healthcare worker contracts Ebola
DALLAS (AP) — A second health care worker at a Dallas hospital who provided care for the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has tested positive for the disease, the Texas Department of State Health Services said Wednesday.The …
5 days ago 15 Oct 14, 8:19am
- Juan Mcfarland, pastor who confessed he had AIDS and slept with members sued by deacon board
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Rev. Juan McFarland is described as a man of “passion, prayer and purpose” in a three-paragraph summary on the website of the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church. The site concludes by saying such an overview “does…
5 days ago 15 Oct 14, 7:13am
- Sasha and Malia Obama named to ‘Influential Teens’ list
theGRIO REPORT - Malia and Sasha Obama, the teenage daughters of President Barrack Obama, made Time Magazine’s list of “25 Most Influential Teens of 2014.”
5 days ago 14 Oct 14, 7:24pm
- The Whiteness Project: White people talk about being white
theGRIO REPORT - Filmmaker Whitney Dow launched a new PBS project, entitled "The Whiteness Project: Inside the White Caucasian Box," this week.
5 days ago 14 Oct 14, 1:52pm
- Detroit honor student Atiya Haynes suspended for rest of year
theGRIO REPORT - High school senior Atiya Haynes said it was an "honest mistake." While attending her school's homecoming football game, she forgot the pocketknife her grandfather gave her for protection...
5 days ago 14 Oct 14, 12:04pm
- Steve Harvey launches website ‘to help women become more dateable’
theGRIO REPORT - Steve Harvey has helped ladies 'Think Like a Man,' and 'Act Like a Success,' now he's on a crusade 'to help women become more dateable.' The acclaimed talk show host has launched a dating website...
5 days ago 14 Oct 14, 12:00pm
- ABC’s Jameel Saleem writes to defy Hollywood’s black stereotypes
Much has been made of Shonda Rhimes as a black screenwriter and television producer. She undoubtedly is a trailblazer as a woman of color writing and producing shows with leading roles for African-American women. She dominates ABC’s Thursday prime…
5 days ago 14 Oct 14, 11:19am
- Chris Brown: ‘Ebola epidemic is a form of population control’
theGRIO REPORT - Chris Brown tweeted out a disturbing message about the Ebola epidemic and receives backlash on Twitter...
6 days ago 14 Oct 14, 10:33am
- More than 50 people arrested in ‘Ferguson October’ protests
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Police arrested dozens of protesters during the final of four days of rallies and civil disturbance to express anger at the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old, by a white police officer in a St. Louis suburb..…
6 days ago 14 Oct 14, 9:30am
- Diversity gap in Silicon Valley: Minorities with degrees rarely hired
theGRIO REPORT - Top universities in the country turn out a huge number of African-American and Hispanic science, computer engineering and computer science graduates, but only less than half are actually hired...
6 days ago 14 Oct 14, 9:00am
- Cornel West arrested in Ferguson
theGRIO REPORT - Activist and author Cornel West was arrested while taking a part of the "Ferguson October" rally on Monday. The protest attracted over 1,000 peaceful demonstrators voicing their frustration over the police shooting death of Michael B…
6 days ago 13 Oct 14, 4:56pm
- Should white mom get paid for mistakenly receiving sperm from black donor?
What is the price of being forced to raise a brown baby? It's an unusual question, arising from an Ohio woman's unusual lawsuit prompted by an insemination gone wrong...
6 days ago 13 Oct 14, 3:43pm
- Pastor who admitted he had AIDS refuses to step down, gives Sunday sermon
theGRIO REPORT - The last place you would expect Juan McFarland to be in on Sunday was the pulpit. But that's exactly where the pastor was, despite recently admitting to church members he had AIDS and slept with church members without revealing his c…
6 days ago 13 Oct 14, 2:22pm
- Beyoncé and Jay Z open up the Louvre museum for private tour
theGRIO REPORT - Beyoncé and Jay Z and Blue Ivy have one of the most private tours ever of the Lourve museum in Paris....
6 days ago 13 Oct 14, 12:34pm
- NYPD has paid close to half a billion dollars in settlements since 2009
theGRIO REPORT - NYPD has paid out $428 million in settlements in the last five years...
6 days ago 13 Oct 14, 11:24am
- Woman in Eagles gear steals veteran’s prosthetic leg in stadium parking lot
theGRIO REPORT - Sonny Forriest, Jr. is well-known for singing outside Eagles and Phillies games, but Sunday night was a different story...
6 days ago 13 Oct 14, 11:19am
- ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ star Jesse Williams protests in Ferguson
theGRIO REPORT - 'Grey's Anatomy' actor Jesse Williams took part in rallies and protests over the weekend in Ferguson, MO protesting the death of Michael Brown.....
7 days ago 13 Oct 14, 10:18am
- New report details football star Julian Jones’ final days
theGRIO REPORT - Sixteen-year-old Julian Jones, a standout football talent at Hazel Green High School in Alabama, committed suicide earlier this month. The small Alabama town was understandably rocked by the news...
7 days ago 13 Oct 14, 10:07am