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  • Wednesday, 12 February 2020 13:18
  • Dawn Onley

Andrew Yang has officially ended his campaign to become president. On Tuesday in Manchester, New Hampshire, the entrepreneur told his supporters, who came to be known as the “Yang Gang,” that the math didn’t add up to a successful run. READ MORE: Dave Chappelle joins the ‘Yang Gang’ places his support behind Andrew Yang “While there is great work left to be done, you know I am the math guy, and it is clear tonight from the numbers that we are not going to win this race,” Yang said, according to CNN. “I am not someone who wants to accept donations and support in a race that we will not win.

  • Tuesday, 11 February 2020 18:29
  • Dawn Onley

Pete Buttigieg‘s campaign store is hocking a $27 t-shirt urging people to “Invest in Black America.” The problem is that the message is being criticized for pandering to Black voters. According to polls, Buttigieg has low support among that demographic. “I’m going to be as calm as possible about this. If you don’t understand how f*cking panderingly racist & clueless this is, please go see a therapist. Make sure the therapist is black. Are the shirts with Bob Marley on them coming next? I can’t,” tweetedJason Overstreet. READ MORE: What the response to Gayle King’s Lisa Leslie interview reveals about ‘dragging culture’

  • Tuesday, 11 February 2020 18:29
  • Dawn Onley

Pete Buttigieg‘s campaign store is hocking a $27 t-shirt urging people to “Invest in Black America.” The problem is that the message is being criticized for pandering to Black voters. According to polls, Buttigieg has low support among that demographic. “I’m going to be as calm as possible about this. If you don’t understand how f*cking panderingly racist & clueless this is, please go see a therapist. Make sure the therapist is black. Are the shirts with Bob Marley on them coming next? I can’t,” tweetedJason Overstreet. READ MORE: What the response to Gayle King’s Lisa Leslie interview reveals about ‘dragging culture’

  • Monday, 10 February 2020 14:33
  • Dawn Onley

Democratic presidential candidate South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) Former Vice President Joe Biden unleashed an attack ad Saturday on Pete Buttigieg’s accomplishments that pointed out that the South Bend, Indiana mayor had fired the Black police chief and Black fire chief during his time in office.

  • Sunday, 09 February 2020 21:52
  • Nayo Campbell

Just a few hours before President Donald Trump took the stage to address the nation at this year’s State of the Union, CongresswomanMaxine Waters, hosted her annual Millenial Media Row. It was an event created to open up a space between digital media outlets and members of the Congressional Caucus.  “This is perhaps the most important event that we do all year,” she told TheGrio. “The whole idea is,  we got to invite people into this capital that normally don’t get invited into the capital. We want you all to know this is yours too.” Congresswoman Waters, or as we affectionally know her as “Auntie Maxine”, is not afraid to voice her disapproval towards the President and she has been a driving force behind his impeachment.

  • Saturday, 08 February 2020 14:53
  • Ny Magee

Former National Security Advisor to President Barack Obama and US Ambassador to the United Nations, Susan E. Rice, reveals details about her professional and personal journey to success.

  • Thursday, 06 February 2020 18:42
  • Dawn Onley

Kweisi Mfume theGrio.comKweisi Mfume theGrio.comBOSTON - JULY 29: Kweisi Mfume, President of the NAACP, addresses the delegates during the Democratic National Convention. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) Kweisi Mfume, a former congressman from the 7th district of Maryland and one-time head of the NAACP, won the Democratic primary to fill the seat left vacant by the passing of CongressmanElijah E.

  • Thursday, 06 February 2020 17:19
  • Associated Press

Charles McGee,Charles McGee,Tuskegee airman Charles McGee, 100, and his great grandson Iain Lanphier react as President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb.

  • Wednesday, 05 February 2020 21:29
  • Associated Press

  • Wednesday, 05 February 2020 15:17
  • Dawn Onley

On a plane leaving Iowa, HUD Secretary Ben Carson stopped to take a picture on an airplane filled with President Donald Trump supporters, each donning a variation of the MAGA hat. READ MORE: Ben Carson on slavery reparations: ‘No one is ever going to be able to work that out’ The photo showed Carson and other members of Trump’s team wearing red “Keep Iowa Great” hats after campaigning in the state. Well, Team Trump leaving Iowa looking happy/with new hats (pic via @TimMurtaugh) pic.twitter.com/5JeDclwuVc — Miriam Elder (@MiriamElder) February 4, 2020 “Iowa has so many pleasant memories,” Carson told Local 5.

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