Category: Entertainment

The U.S. reckoning on race, seen through other nations’ eyes

It’s not only in the United States where protests against racial injustice are part of the national conversation. A handful of America’s critics have taken note too, using recent months’…

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Progress against virus brings complacency in parts of Africa : TheGrio

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — With Zimbabwe’s coronavirus infections on the decline, schools are reopening, along with churches, bars, restaurants, airports and tourist attractions. Strict lockdowns designed to curb the disease…

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Haitian immigrant is the face of Lay’s chips

Jean Paul Laurent, a Haitian-born immigrant is featured smiling on a variety of Lay’s flavored chips bags. The new bags are part of a campaign to promote Operation Smile, a…

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Cop involved in Breonna Taylor shooting threatens legal action for being called a ‘murderer’

Despite being one of three white officers involved in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor, Louisville Metro Police Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly is threatening to take legal action against those who…

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Kobe Bryant’s youngest daughter embraces photo of father in viral video : TheGrio

Nearly eight months to the day since Kobe Bryant‘s passing, his widow, Vanessa Bryant, posted a video on Instagram of their youngest child walking with a picture of her father.…

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NYPD should stop making traffic stops, attorney general says : TheGrio

NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s attorney general on Friday recommended the New York Police Department get out of the business of routine traffic enforcement, a radical change she said…

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Virginia governor, mother exam certain for coronavirus

News Ralph Northam, the governor of Virginia, and his wife have both tested positive for coronavirus but reportedly show no symptoms. DeMicia Inman twitter facebook linkedin The governor of Virginia…

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National HBCU voting summit stresses importance of youth turnout : TheGrio

Fayetteville State University students get off a Black Votes Matter bus at Smith Recreation Center on March 3, 2020 in Fayetteville, North Carolina. (Photo by Melissa Sue Gerrits/Getty Images) On…

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Marsai Martin to rise unscripted array on ‘trailblazing Black women’

The actress will produce the project alongside her parents Joshua and Carol Martin.  Ny Magee twitter facebook linkedin Getty black-ish star Marsai Martin is producing a new unscripted series focused…

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‘It was not political at all’ : TheGrio

The Trump Administration has been enlisting celebrities for a series of advertisements seeking to reassure citizens as the natoin continues to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic to re-assure. Among the…

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