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  • Friday, 26 July 2019 16:24
  • Kia Morgan-Smith

Venus Serena Grio.comVenus Serena Grio.comSerena Williams and Venus Williams have both been outspoken on the gender pay gaps that exist within professional tennis and society at large.

  • Friday, 26 July 2019 13:43
  • Kia Morgan-Smith

Former Chicago Bull Scottie Pippen looks on as the Chicago Bulls play against the Miami Heat in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2011 NBA Playoffs on May 22, 2011 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images) A woman is stepping forward 26 years after the fact to sue NBA star Scottie Pippen for expenses she incurred while allegedly having an affair with him during his tenure with the Chicago Bulls.

  • Thursday, 25 July 2019 19:07
  • Blue Telusma

Martin Chase Productions/Stay Gold Features Earlier this week the first trailer was released for Harriet, the upcoming movie about abolitionist Harriet Tubman, starring Cynthia Erivo (Widows) leaving many anticipating the release of the film. But shortly thereafter, critics questioned if it was wise to hire a British actress to play such a monumental figure in African American history.

  • Thursday, 25 July 2019 18:08
  • Shawn Grant

Rapper Jay-Z attends the game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Los Angeles Rams at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on November 19, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images) Rap mogul

  • Thursday, 25 July 2019 17:00
  • Shawn Grant

BidenBidenGetty With just a week left before taking the debate-stage, former Vice President Joe Biden took aim at fellow Democratic 2020 candidates, New Jersey Sen.Cory Booker and California Sen. Kamala Harris., CNN reported. In response to Booker referring to him as the “architect of mass incarceration,” Biden called out Booker’s mayoral record, specifically the practices of the Newark police department.

  • Thursday, 25 July 2019 16:07
  • Kia Morgan-Smith

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade thegrio.comGabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade thegrio.comCast member Gabrielle Union and her husband basketball player for the Miami Heat Dwyane Wade arrive for Universal Pictures' special screening of the film "Breaking In" at ArcLight Cinemas on May 1, 2018 in Hollywood, California.

  • Thursday, 25 July 2019 13:51
  • Natasha S. Alford

(Getty Images) Retired women’s basketball star and BIG3 league coach Lisa Leslie says it’s time for companies to put their money where their mouth is when it comes to equal pay for women. The 6-foot-5 former WNBA champion with the LA Sparks, and three time MVP has built a thriving career complete with multiple Olympic gold medals, modeling and acting gigs, TV commentary, and an MBA to top

  • Thursday, 25 July 2019 10:45
  • Jasmine Hardy

After a five-year hiatus, Grammy-nominated artist, Elle Varner, is back! Just in time for the summer, the R&B songstress is giving us new music and insight into her comeback journey. Although the L.A native was on hiatus, she was still making moves behind the scenes. She started her own labeled called 212 entertainment, has a deal with Entertainment One, and has now complete ownership of her music. During an interview with theGrio’s Natasha S. Alford, Varner shared the significance of the title of her new EP “Ellevation.” “Ellevation. It really just reflects where I’m at as an artist and my journey as an artist, my career,” says Varner.

  • Wednesday, 24 July 2019 21:23
  • Blue Telusma

Donald Trump thegrio.comDonald Trump thegrio.comPresident Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Newly released audio of an interview with Howard Stern, reveals that Donald Trump once pitched a “whites against blacks” season of his hit reality show The Apprentice.

  • Wednesday, 24 July 2019 15:12
  • Dawn Onley

Ava DuVernayAva DuVernayCaleel Harris as Young Antron McCray and Michael K. Williams as Bobby McCray in a scene from "When They See Us." (Atsushi Nishijima/Netflix via AP) “When They See Us,” Ava DuVernay’s important yet chilling Netflix limited series about five Black youth wrongly charged and convicted of raping a woman in Central Park, will take home four awards from the upcoming African American Film Critics Association’s inaugural TV Honors.

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