White man gets 10 years in prison after torturing mentally-disabled black...

South Carolina has sentenced a 54-year-old restaurant owner to 10 years in prison for threatening, beating and intimidating a mentally-disabled black man into working...

Kids of U.S. Immigrants Move Up Just Like Those 100 Years...

Children of U.S. immigrants tend to earn more than their parents and have higher rates of upward mobility than their American-born peers. Those are some...

Weather Channel owner Byron Allen wants to highlight climate change’s impact...

When Entertainment Studios chief Byron Allen purchased The Weather Channel for $300 million in 2017, he made headlines and became the first African American to own a general market cable network. But beyond the significance of his business acquisition, Allen says he hopes his high profile investment will generate another important conversation. “As an African […] The post Weather Channel owner Byron Allen wants to highlight climate change’s impact on Black communities appeared first on theGrio.

‘It was too tight’ – A 12-year-old black student suspended from...

A 12-year-old black student in foster care has been suspended from school and accused of physical assault for hugging a teacher during gym class. The...

Black San Antonio woman gets $205,000 after a police officer pulled...

A San Antonio woman, who alleged that a police officer removed her tampon in a vagina cavity examination in the full glare of male...

Florida woman goes all out in baby shoot with dissertation after...

Anyone would expect a baby reveal photoshoot to be of a real baby, but a Florida woman put her own spin to maternal baby...

Black Journalists’ scholarship winner merges two passions: research and writing

University at Buffalo freshman Gabriella S. Hall has always had a passion for writing, but while still a senior at City Honors School, she developed...

How Angola saved its former colonizer Portugal from bankruptcy in 2011

On November 11, 1975, the southern African state of Angola became independent after 14 years of armed resistance to Portuguese colonial rule. Three major movements...

11-year-old white girls charged with hate crime after ‘assaulting black girl...

Children are usually more accommodating towards each other in most instances. They take time to warm up to people in new environments but when...

CBA Coalition takes N. Side alderman on tour of Woodlawn

Alds. Harry Osterman (48th) and Jeanette Taylor (20th) discuss their impressions on 63rd Street near its intersection with Cottage Grove Avenue during a break...