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WATCH: OWN drops explosive trailer for ‘Greenleaf’ Season 4

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OWN just announced that Greenleaf will return to the small screen for its fourth season on September 3. The super-successful, megachurch drama series from award-winning writer/executive producer Craig Wright and executive producers Clement Virgo,  Kriss Turner Towner and Oprah Winfrey will move to Tuesday nights when it returns this...

Black on the Fourth: Remix this 4th of July to reclaim your holiday

As many Black folks know, the 4th of July holiday wasn’t created with us in mind. However, we’re reclaiming our time! Due to the underwhelming mainstream attention that Juneteeth — the closest thing to celebrating our Black independence — gets, this year, we decided...

Rep. Jim Clyburn’s fish fry brings 21 presidential candidates together

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What better way to bring people together in the summer time than a fish fry? Fish frys have been happening in the Black community forever to fundraise or bring light to issues, and a South Carolina representative is keeping the tradition alive. Democratic Rep. Jim...

A list of winners at the 2019 BET Awards

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVjjSxpqbOo A list of winners at the 2019 BET Awards, which aired live Sunday from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. ____ — Video of the year: Childish Gambino, “This Is America” — Best female R&B/pop artist: Beyoncé — Best male R&B/pop artist: Bruno Mars — Best female hip-hop artist:...

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...