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  • Friday, 10 May 2019 20:20
  • Soraya Joseph

Photo Courtesy ofAlberto E. Rodriguez of Getty Images Prakazrel “Pras” Michel, formally of famed rap group Fugees, recently pleaded not guilty, after being charged with violating campaign-finances related to President Barack Obama‘s 2012 election. According to Bloomberg, the former rap star has been hit with four charges, one of which included one count of conspiracy to defraud the U.S.

  • Friday, 10 May 2019 15:08
  • Melanie Eversley

Anita HillAnita HillAnita Hill speaks onstage during ELLE's 25th Annual Women In Hollywood Celebration presented by L'Oreal Paris, Hearts On Fire and CALVIN KLEIN at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on October 15, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.

  • Friday, 10 May 2019 00:36
  • Brianna Rhodes

prisoners in jail thegrio.comprisoners in jail thegrio.comPrisoners in jail (Adobe) On Tuesday, May 8, a South Carolina sheriff and two officers were charged with federal counts of conspiracy, tampering and falsification of records in a federal investigation after allegedly arresting an innocent Black man in 2018. While you would think that this is racially motivated, it appears it is not.

  • Thursday, 09 May 2019 15:00
  • Kia Morgan-Smith

Kamala HarrisKamala Harrisemocratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) meets with civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton, President of the National Action Network, during lunch at Sylvia's Restaurant on February 21, 2019 in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City.

  • Wednesday, 08 May 2019 22:52
  • Brianna Rhodes

Min. Louis Farrakhan thegrio.comMin. Louis Farrakhan thegrio.comHonorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, National Representative of The Honorable Elijah Muhammad and The Nation of Islam, speaks onstage during Nipsey Hussle's Celebration of Life at STAPLES Center (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images For All Money In Records and Atlantic Records)

  • Tuesday, 07 May 2019 21:49
  • Ny Magee

KilpatrickKilpatrickKwame Kilpatrick (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick sought to disqualify the U.S. district judge who issued his 28-year prison in 2013, saying she had a conflict of interest related to his attorney. But on Friday, federal prosecutors shot down his attempt to shift blame for his corruption charges and racketeering conviction.

  • Tuesday, 07 May 2019 15:19
  • Melanie Eversley

ButtigiegButtigiegDemocratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg holds a town hall in North Charleston, South Carolina, on Sunday. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard) South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg may be sitting on surprise popularity since announcing his run for the White House, but the presidential hopeful told an audience in predominantly Black Orangeburg, S.C.

  • Tuesday, 07 May 2019 11:36
  • Kia Morgan-Smith

Letitia James thegrio.comLetitia James thegrio.comLetitia James speaks on stage at World AIDS Day 2017 at Kings Theatre on December 1, 2017 in the Brooklyn (Photo by Gary Gershoff/Getty Images for Housing Works, Inc.

  • Monday, 06 May 2019 22:20
  • Ny Magee

Meghan Markle thegrio.comMeghan Markle thegrio.comPrince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (Photo by Facundo Arrizabalaga - Pool/Getty Images) Former first last Michelle Obama hit up Twitter on Monday to congratulate Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, who welcomed their first child on Monday, May 6.

  • Monday, 06 May 2019 18:09
  • Natasha S. Alford

(Photo by Sergio Flores/Getty Images) Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris went through a laundry list of issues with President Trump while calling on the media to stop overlooking Black voters in their discussions of “electability,” during a Sunday night address in Detroit. While speaking at the NAACP Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner, an annual event given by the organization’s Detroit chapter which typically attracts major political influentials, Sen.

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