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  • Thursday, 18 April 2019 12:16
  • Kia Morgan-Smith

  Herman Cain’s kibbles and bits could be on display, says a woman who claims she had an affair with him. She is threatening to tell the world all about his private parts if he doesn’t decline Trump’s nomination for the Federal Reserve Board. —Texas teen accused in deaths of NFL player dad & mom […]

The post Herman Cain’s alleged mistress says she’ll describe his private parts if he’s Trump’s nominee for Fed appeared first on theGrio.

  • Thursday, 18 April 2019 03:23
  • Tiffany Cross

On today’s episode of DC360, Grio special correspondent Tiffany Cross discusses how House Democrats intend to include HBCUs in federal programs; Former president, Barack Obama, foundation is raising money to help the youth; Black workers left behind in Trump era, and Tiffany’s take on the cannabis industry. For all the latest political news that matters to our community, […]

The post DC360 with Tiffany Cross | House Dems to hold HBCU hearing & Obama Foundation community efforts appeared first on theGrio.

  • Tuesday, 16 April 2019 19:22
  • Blue Telusma

  Former First Lady Michelle Obama is in hot water with conservatives and Fox News hosts this week after jokingly comparing President Trump’s administration to a “broken family”– and then taking that metaphor a step further by describing the commander-in-chief as their “divorced dad.” According to Fox News, Sunday while promoting her book Becoming in London, […]

The post Fox News lashes out at Michelle Obama over ‘divorced dad’ joke appeared first on theGrio.

  • Tuesday, 16 April 2019 19:19
  • CATHERINE LUCEY Associated Press

On a trip to Africa, Ivanka Trump said the White House should be judged by its actions and not the president's words regarding the continent and its people.

The post Ivanka Trump says Africa would inspire her dad: ‘Our commitment is clear’ appeared first on theGrio.

  • Monday, 15 April 2019 22:18
  • Tiffany Cross

On today’s episode of DC360, Grio special correspondent Tiffany Cross discusses presidential candidate, Cory Booker’s tax cut plan; members of the Congressional Black Caucus propose pell grant for prisoners and Tiffany’s take on President Donald Trump targeting congresswoman Ilhan Omar. For all the latest political news that matters to our community, watch new episodes of DC360 on […]

The post DC360 with Tiffany Cross: Sen. Cory Booker’s Tax Cut Plan & Pell Grant for Prisoners appeared first on theGrio.

  • Monday, 15 April 2019 20:54
  • Ny Magee

Kim Foxx, the Illinois State’s Attorney for Cook County, announced that her office is set to expunge thousands of misdemeanor cannabis convictions in the coming months.

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  • Monday, 15 April 2019 19:55
  • Melanie Eversley

A secret recording of South Bend, Ind., police making racist comments could become a focal point in a bid by Mayor Pete Buttigieg to win the Democratic nomination for next year’s White House race. The South Bend Common Council is pushing to have the tapes made public and an Indiana judge could rule soon on whether […]

The post Criticism of Pete Buttigieg by Blacks in South Bend surfaces as he begins his 2020 run appeared first on theGrio.

  • Monday, 15 April 2019 17:58
  • Melanie Eversley

  Former Massachusetts governor Bill Weld has announced he’s entering the White House race, making him the first Republican to go up against President Trump in the 2020 contest. While Trump wants to “Make America Great Again,” according to the campaign slogan that has come to be associated with the far right, Weld says “America […]

The post Former Mass. Gov. Bill Weld to challenge Trump for GOP presidential nomination appeared first on theGrio.

  • Monday, 15 April 2019 15:10
  • Melanie Eversley

  U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Minnesota Democrat and one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress, is raising funds for her reelection to a degree that outpaces many members of her delegation, the Minneapolis Star Tribune is reporting. According to a campaign finance report filed Monday by Omar’s staff with the Federal Election […]

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  • Monday, 15 April 2019 13:00
  • Kwynn Riley

Kwyn Townsend Riley is a BYP100 organizer and a queer, Black womxn from the Southside of Chicago who believes it's time for the residents of her hometown to look past Lori Lightfoot’s sexuality and focus on her politics instead.

The post OPINION: It’s time to look past Chicago Mayor elect Lori Lightfoot’s sexuality and take a take a long, hard stare into her politics appeared first on theGrio.

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