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  • Sunday, 31 May 2020 05:04
  • Nicole Duncan

Kaitlin Rust (Credit: screenshot) One of the most dangerous jobs to have during the civil unrest prompted by the police-involved deaths of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd is not actually being a police officer brought in to control the unruly crowds. They are authorized to carry and use a myriad of weapons and they do.  No, it is not them. But working in media and actually journaling the mayhem for television is possibly more perilous than those in law enforcement.

  • Sunday, 31 May 2020 01:44
  • Nicole Duncan

(Credit: MSNBC/screenshot) It seems that Black lives actually do matter … especially if you have a presidential election coming up and you have to seem presidential. At least that is what George Floyd’s brother Philonise felt after speaking briefly to Donald Trump, the nation’s Commander in Chief. READ MORE: Trump on George Floyd’s death: ‘I feel very, very badly’U.S.

  • Saturday, 30 May 2020 23:57
  • Nicole Duncan

Colin Kaepernick thegrio.comColin Kaepernick #7 and Eric Reid #35 of the San Francisco 49ers kneel in protest during the national anthem prior to playing the Los Angeles Rams in their NFL game at Levi's Stadium on September 12,

  • Friday, 29 May 2020 22:31
  • Stephanie Guerilus

Colin Kaepernick attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the "Camp: Notes on Fashion" exhibition on Monday, May 6, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP) Colin Kaepernick isn’t just offering his moral support to the Minneapolis protesters angry about the death of George Floyd,

  • Friday, 29 May 2020 21:36
  • Kamaria Fayola

Kendrick Sampson is pictured in a screenshot of "Insecure." I liked Nathan from the moment he and his Southern drawl hopped into Issa’s party Lyft. I was over him when he got ghost. Then forgave him when he came back with the clutch block party plug. Since his debut in season 3, something about Nathan’s character has seemed sweet and genuine. He smiles at Issa when he talks to her. He looks her in her eye.

  • Friday, 29 May 2020 21:08
  • Mariel Turner

Mayor Lori Lightfoot theGrio.comLori Lightfoot addresses guests after being sworn in as Mayor of Chicago during a ceremony at the Wintrust Arena (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is not holding back when it comes to her thoughts on President Donald Trump‘s tweet about protestors. The 57-year-old Chicagoan criticized the president during a press conference on Friday for tweeting that George Floyd protestors were “thugs.

  • Wednesday, 27 May 2020 22:25
  • Blue Telusma

Venus Williams hosts an immersive experience presented by American Express Travel at the Greenwich Hotel, in New York City. (Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images for American Express) Venus Williams may be a world-renowned athlete but now the legendary tennis player is parlaying her love of skincare into a new business venture.

  • Wednesday, 27 May 2020 21:30
  • Blue Telusma

2 Chainz speaks onstage at the REVOLT Summit. Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for Revolt) The Georgia State Police have reportedly shut down one of 2 Chainz’s Atlanta area restaurants for disobeying COVID-19 social distancing guidelines. According to TMZ, on Monday evening Escobar Restaurant & Tapas, was shut down during a Memorial Day Weekend party.

  • Wednesday, 27 May 2020 20:32
  • Nicole Duncan

Jennifer Carroll Foy is pictured in 2017. (Photo by Katherine Frey/The Washington Post via Getty Images) Jennifer Carroll Foy wants to make history and become the first Black woman to be the governor of the birthplace of American slavery, Virginia. READ MORE: The country’s oldest law school names its first Black dean In fact, the 38-year-old Virginia delegate wants to be the first Black woman to govern any of the 50 states recognized in this country.

  • Wednesday, 27 May 2020 20:18
  • Cortney Wills

Michaela CoelGetty Images HBO just dropped a full-length trailer for its upcoming series from Michaela Coel, I May Destroy You.  In the series, Coel stars alongside Weruche Opia, Paapa Essiedu, Aml Ameen, Adam James, Sarah Niles, and Ann Akin. Other cast members include Karan Gill, Samson Ajewole, Harriet Webb, Natalie Walter Ellie James, and Franc Ashman. Coel plays Arabella Essiedu “a self-assured, care-free Londoner with a group of great friends, a holiday fling turned aspirational boyfriend in Italy and a burgeoning writing career.” When she becomes the victim of having been given a date-rape drug, her entire world and identity are thrown upside down.

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