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Protesters demand answers after police gun down the wrong man in Alabama mall shooting

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Undated photo of Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford, Jr.; Protestors carry a sign reading “Justice for E.J.” during a protest at the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018 (Emantic Bradford, Sr. via AP; AP Photo/Kim Chandler) Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford Jr. was the son of...

‘Atlanta’ star Brian Tyree Henry feels a responsibility to represent Black characters

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Bryan Tyree Henry is most commonly known for his portrayal of Alfred “Paper Boi” Miles in FX’s hit tv series Atlanta alongside co-star Donald Glover. But the North Carolina-born star has a resume that shows an exceptional amount of range, and his commitment to representing...

‘Purely political’: Black conservatives protest scrubbing Ben Carson’s name from high school

(YouTube) A Black, conservative group is protesting a recent decision by the Detroit Board of Education to reconsider naming a high school for Ben Carson. The group, known as Project 21, said the move to look for a new name is a “purely political act which willfully ignores...

EXCLUSIVE: Steve McQueen on tackling tough issues in ‘WIDOWS’

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Steve McQueen is ready to reveal his latest project, WIDOWS to the word after much anticipation for the flick that stars Viola Davis, Brian Tyree Henry, and Daniel Kaluuya among others. The Academy Award-winning director of 12 Years a Slave sat down with TheGrio to...

The legacy of Dr. Don Shirley comes to light in ‘Green Book’

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Allied Moxy The highly-anticipated film, Green Book hits theaters today and shines a light on the legacy of Dr. Don Shirley. Mahershala Ali portrays the legendary musician in the flick that also stars Viggo Mortensen and we’re guessing both of their performances will garner major Oscar...

Elderly Black man confesses to being serial killer, responsible for 90 deaths

This undated photo provided by the Ector County Texas Sheriff's Office shows Samuel Little. A Texas prosecutor says Little, convicted in three California murders but long suspected in dozens of deaths, now claims he was involved in about 90 killings nationwide. The prosecutor says...

Newly elected Democrat London Lamar under fire for saying Tennessee is racist and Republicans are uneducated

A Tennessee Democrat is under fire for making controversial comments saying that the state is racist and its Republican base is uneducated. But where is the lie? —Michelle Obama begins arena tour in talk with Oprah— Democrat London Lamar, who was newly elected and ran unopposed in House...

Michael B. Jordan talks ‘Creed II’: “It’s very emotional”

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We can’t wait for Michael B. Jordan to show off his talents in the ring again when Creed II hits theaters and we’ve got a sneak peek at what’s to come. The actor who stars in the film as Adonis Creed opens up about what makes...

‘We were afraid to hope’: Michelle Obama opens up to Robin Roberts about new memoir

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(Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images) Former first lady Michelle Obama’s much-talked about interview with ABC’s Robin Roberts aired tonight and she admits that her husband was first listed as a 2008 presidential hopeful, she—like so many others—had the same initial response. “I think I did what...

Michelle Obama slams Trump in new memoir and says she’ll “never forgive” the “xenophobic” and birther comments that put her family in harm’s way

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U.S. President elect Barack Obama stands on stage along with his wife Michelle and daughters Malia (red dress) and Sasha (black dress) during an election night gathering in Grant Park on November 4, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois.. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images In Michelle Obama’s...