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  • Tuesday, 12 November 2019 12:15
  • Kia Morgan-Smith

Maya Rockeymoore Cummings theGrio.comMaya Rockeymoore Cummings theGrio.comWASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 11: Representative Elijah Cummings, a Democrat from Maryland, right, and Maya Rockeymoore Cummings (Photo by Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images)

  • Monday, 11 November 2019 20:24
  • Blue Telusma

A supporter of President Donald Trump holds a Trump campaign banner as he waits for Trump to arrive for Black Voices for Trump rally Friday, Nov.

  • Sunday, 10 November 2019 20:15
  • Dawn Onley

Rodney Reed is set to be executed on November 20, 2019 for the 1996 murder of Stacey Stites. He says he's innocent and there are several people who believe him.

  • Sunday, 10 November 2019 01:09
  • TheGrio

King thegrio.comKing thegrio.comIn this Jan 10, 2018 photo, Bernice King poses for a photograph at the King Center, in Atlanta.

  • Sunday, 10 November 2019 01:09
  • TheGrio

King thegrio.comKing thegrio.comIn this Jan 10, 2018 photo, Bernice King poses for a photograph at the King Center, in Atlanta.

  • Friday, 08 November 2019 17:57
  • Dawn Onley

An Oklahoma mother sentenced to 30 years in prison for failing to protect her children from child abuse is now a free woman. Tondalo Hall was granted commutation by Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt, and she walked out of the Mabel Bassett Correctional Center in McLoud around 11 a.m. on Friday, according to KFOR. READ MORE: Serial child abuser finally arrested after scalding a new child with hot water The case was noteworthy because Hall received more time than her children’s actual abuser, her then ex-boyfriend, Robert Braxton, Jr., who pled guilty to child abuse in 2006. Braxton was sentenced to 10 years behind bars.

  • Thursday, 07 November 2019 21:19
  • theGrio

Byron Allen’s  racial discrimination case will be heard in the Supreme Court on November 12th. The media mogul who owns Entertainment Studios, The Weather Channel and theGrio, alleges that Comcast Corp. and Charter Communications are discriminating against him due to being a Black man. This factor is in violation of the Civil Rights Act of 1866, which prohibits racial discrimination in contracting. Due to an amicus brief filed by Comcast, the case has gone from being about Allen’s racial discrimination allegations to challenging the entire Civil Rights Act of 1866. According to legal experts, Comcast’s interpretation of the law would require plaintiffs to prove discrimination was the sole reason they were denied business or contracts.

  • Wednesday, 06 November 2019 18:01
  • Wendy L. Wilson

It’s official! Rep. Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts has revealed that she fully endorses her home state senator, Elizabeth Warren as the next President of the United States. In doing so, Pressley breaks proverbial ties with her fellow progressive first-term congresswomen “squadmates,” who have all backed  Sen. Bernie Sanders as the Democratic presidential nominee. In a video announcement posted on Twitter on Wednesday and an email sent to supporters, Pressley went public with her decision to support her longtime friend and mentor. “Elizabeth has made it her life’s work to pursue justice for working families and put economic and political power in the hands of people,” said Pressley in her statement.

  • Wednesday, 06 November 2019 14:27
  • By BILL BARROW Associated Press

Democratic supporters cheer at a Democratic victory party in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019. All seats in the Virginia House of Delegates and State Senate are up for election.

  • Tuesday, 05 November 2019 18:08
  • Blue Telusma

Donald Trump Jr. doesn’t understand why so many people think his father is a “racist” considering the president let him “hang out” with late pop star Michael Jackson when he was a child. According to Bloomberg, in his new book Triggered: How the Left Thrives on Hate and Wants to Silence Us, Trump Jr. explains in the book that “Michael Jackson lived in Trump Tower and came over to play video games with [him] and Eric.” READ MORE: Donald Trump Jr. calls Kanye’s ‘Jesus Is King’ the ‘epitome of fearless creativity’ In the book, the younger Trump dishes his views on the Robert Mueller investigation, WikiLeaks and Hillary Clinton’s e-mails, and his teen years at the Mar-a-Lago resort.

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