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  • Thursday, 02 January 2020 00:40
  • TheGrio

attends the 66th NBA All-Star Game at Smoothie King Center on February 19, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. While most of us started the new year resolving to do better, one journalist committed himself to just doing it all wrong. In a since-deleted tweet, Vanity Fair film critic, K. Austin Collins, attacked 7-year-old Blue Ivy Carter, daughter of Beyonce and Jay-Z, for having the audacity to look like her rapper father.

  • Wednesday, 01 January 2020 20:06
  • Megan Sims

Eddie MurphyEddie Murphy(Photo by Lars Niki/Getty Images for WSJ. Magazine Innovators Awards ) If you thought Eddie Murphy‘s epic comeback was over, think again! On Monday, the Critics Choice Association announced that Murphy would be receiving their coveted Lifetime Achievement Award during the 25th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards. This award is just the icing on the cake of a critically acclaimed comeback for the legendary comedian and actor.

  • Wednesday, 01 January 2020 19:28
  • Megan Sims

Facebook thegrio.comFacebook thegrio.comFacebook is displayed on a laptop screen (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) At the stroke of midnight on Jan. 1, a new law went into effect that is aimed at protecting consumer information from big companies; with more and more social media users concerned about how their data is being used, this California-based law could be a model that leads to more widespread change across the country.

  • Wednesday, 01 January 2020 18:00
  • Megan Sims

Michael Bloomberg theGrio.comMichael Bloomberg theGrio.comWASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 27: New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks to the media outside the West Wing of the White House after meeting with Vice President Joe Biden.

  • Wednesday, 01 January 2020 16:58
  • Megan Sims

Bryce Gowdy theGrio.comBryce Gowdy theGrio.comBryce Gowdy image via his 7simba_ personal Instagram account A Florida high school football player’s bright shining star has unfortunately dimmed. After becoming a much sought after recruit, the young man’s bright future would never come to pass following his untimely death

  • Tuesday, 31 December 2019 18:36
  • David Steele

Oprah Winfrey Gayle King theGrio.comOprah Winfrey Gayle King theGrio.comOprah Winfrey (R) and Gayle King during the 38th AFI Life Achievement Award. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for AFI) If you followed Oprah on Instagram on Saturday, you had a seat at the table for a lavish all-day birthday celebration for her BFF.

  • Tuesday, 31 December 2019 17:09
  • David Steele

Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp CBS News admitted Tuesday that it made what seems to be a common media mistake: reporters and producers confusing Rep. John Lewis and the late Rep. Elijah Cummings. About an hour after airing a report on the health of Lewis, the civil rights icon and Georgia congressman, who revealed that he is battling stage IV pancreatic cancer, using a photo of Cummings, the Maryland congressman who died in October at age 68.

  • Monday, 30 December 2019 18:38
  • Melanie Eversley

Donald Trump and Barack ObamaDonald Trump and Barack Obama(Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images and Yana Paskova/Getty Images) In perhaps another sign that the country is more polarized than ever, a newly released Gallup poll shows that former president Barack Obama and current president Donald Trump are nearly tied as the most admired man. The poll conducted between Dec. 2 and Dec. 15 shows that the numbers are divided along party lines.

  • Sunday, 29 December 2019 20:18
  • Megan Sims

Serena Williams AP's Female Athleete of the Decade. (Getty Images, Joe Scarnici) Are we even surprised? Tennis legend Serena Williams has been the personification of Black girl magic and over the last decade has changed the world of

  • Saturday, 28 December 2019 19:18
  • Cortney Wills

Aldis HodgeAldis Hodge(Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for SCAD) Aldis Hodge has made a major mark on Hollywood this year, starring in several stirring projects including City on a Hill, Brian Banks, and the recently released, Clemency.  In the film that earned writer and director, Chinonye Chukwu the Grand Jury Prize Award at Sundance, Aldis Hodge plays Anthony Woods, a death row inmate who learns he has a son just days before he’s set for execution.

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