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Image of Harriet Tubman $20 bill mock-up revealed

Substantial work had already been done revising the $20 bill with an image of Harriet Tubman before a six-year delay was announced by the Trump administration, citing security and technical concerns. A mock-up of the bill, obtained by The New York Times on Friday, shows...

Supreme Court to hear Byron Allen’s $20 billion racial discrimination case against Comcast

Byron Allen (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images)Byron Allen, founder/CEO of Entertainment Studios, received good news today about his $20 billion lawsuit against cable giant Comcast.The Supreme Court announced today that it would review the case in which Entertainment Studios asserts that Comcast’s refusal to...

Maya Pope-Chappell shares her LinkedIn staff intel about how to prosper in your career

Maya Pope-Chappell, a senior editor at LinkedIn, is the host and producer of an online series called How I Got Here where she interviews successful people about the zigs and zags along their career paths. Recently, Chappell chatted with theGrio to talk about how she got...

South Africa ruling opens way for apartheid-era prosecutions of police who tortured and killed activists

A former South African police officer will face trial over the 1971 killing of an anti-apartheid activist after a court ruling that could lead to the prosecution of similar crimes. The high court in Johannesburg on Monday dismissed 80-year-old Joao Rodrigues‘ application for a permanent...

Forbes: Jay-Z is not just rap royalty, he’s a billion-dollar business, man

How rich is Jay-Z? He’s a business, man. Nine years after Jay-Z sat down with billionaire Warren Buffet over strawberry malts to discuss wealth and the art of giving for the Forbes 400, the iconic rapper has amassed a billion-dollar fortune – becoming the first...

Kids have long road to heal after police shooting of Black family ‘Emotionally, they’re not OK’

(Adobe Stock) Asia Jacobs, affectionately known as “Mama’s little helper,” struggles to fill that role since police officers opened fire on her mother’s pickup truck outside an Oklahoma food bank and wounded the girl and two of her siblings. A bullet pierced the left frontal lobe...

In mostly white Iowa, Black Dems poised to play a 2020 role

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — In Iowa, one of the whitest states in the nation, more than 100 Black Democrats who expect to attend the 2020 caucuses crammed into a tiny community center in the capital city to position themselves as a force in...

Church shooter seeking revenge over Charleston massacre convicted of first-degree murder

A man accused of a fatal church shooting near Nashville was found guilty of first-degree murder, a 12-panel jury determined Friday, The Tennessean reports. Emanuel Kidega Samson was reportedly seeking revenge for the massacre at Mother Emanuel A.M.E., when he opened fire at the Burnette...

Sasha Obama stuns in photos with her prom date

Former first daughter Sasha Obama broke the internet over the weekend when photos of her and handsome prom date, Chris Milton, surfaced online. I feel like a big brother watching my little sister go to the prom. Sasha Obama is such a beauty. And shout out to...

How does a Mississippi mayor plan to get rid of crime? Offer criminals cash

A mayor in Mississippi wants to get rid of dope and gangbangers so much that he’s willing to pay for it. Clarksdale mayor, Chuck Espy is offering gang members, drug dealers and “wannabe criminals” money to leave the area in order to limit crime in...