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Police response in Buffalo suspect arrest questioned in light of fatal confrontations with Black men

When police confronted the white man suspected of killing 10 Black people at a Buffalo supermarket, he was the very The post Police response in Buffalo suspect arrest questioned in light of fatal confrontations ...

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Judge: COVID asylum restrictions must continue on border

Pandemic-related restrictions on migrants seeking asylum on the southern border must continue, a judge ruled Friday in an order blocking The post Judge: COVID asylum restrictions must continue on border ...

Added May 21, 2022

Soldier surprises sister during college graduation

A soldier and his sister have gone viral after he returned from a deployment to surprise his sibling at her The post Soldier surprises sister during college graduation appeared first on TheGrio.

Added May 21, 2022

A back-and-forth discussion about Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers’ with Panama Jackson and Matthew Allen

OPINION: Two of theGrio’s music writers discuss the highly anticipated album from Kendrick Lamar now that it has been in the world for a week. The post A back-and-forth discussion about Kendrick Lamar ...

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Mothers and maternal health: the impact of COVID-19 and Black trauma

In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month and Mother’s Day, mothers on theGrio team discussed managing their mental health during The post Mothers and maternal health: the impact of COVID-19 and ...

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Reality Roundup: ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 7’ premieres, Shereé and Drew shake up ‘RHOA’

From the fabulous premiere of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 7 to a new feud brewing in The Real Housewives The post Reality Roundup: ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 7’ premieres, Shereé and Drew shake up ...

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Bernard Wright, musician and oft-sampled artist, dies at 58

Bernard Wright, musician, singer, and songwriter, has passed away at age 58. Though Wright is best known for his 1985 The post Bernard Wright, musician and oft-sampled artist, dies at 58 appeared first ...

Added May 20, 2022

Hyundai announces $5.5B electric vehicle plant in Georgia

Hyundai Motor Group confirmed Friday the company will spend $5.5 billion on a huge electric vehicle plant near Savannah that The post Hyundai announces $5.5B electric vehicle plant in Georgia appeared ...

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Senate candidate Herschel Walker failed to disclose millions in earnings

Georgia Republican Herschel Walker, currently leading its race for the U.S. Senate, failed to disclose over $3 million in earnings The post Senate candidate Herschel Walker failed to disclose millions ...

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Ava DuVernay, Starz link for romantic drama series

Writer, producer and director Ava DuVernay is developing a romantic drama series for Starz. The network announced the news at The post Ava DuVernay, Starz link for romantic drama series appeared first ...

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ABFF announces 2022 Spotlight Screenings lineup

The American Black Film Festival is weeks away, and on Thursday they announced their official lineup of 12 spotlight screenings. The post ABFF announces 2022 Spotlight Screenings lineup appeared first ...

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Tech companies bear some responsibility for the Buffalo shooting

OPINION: Tech sites and social media platforms have been slow to respond to hate speech, violence and organizing by white supremacists. The post Tech companies bear some responsibility for the Buffalo ...

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It’s more than the money: how debt-related stress affects body and mind

Being in debt feels like you’re always a step behind. It doesn’t help that debt is spoken about as something The post It’s more than the money: how debt-related stress affects body and mind appeared first ...

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88-year-old Philly Eagles fan goes viral with Janet Jackson moves

Eagles fan Marybelle Alston of Riverview, Florida went viral this week after a video of her dancing to Janet Jackson’s The post 88-year-old Philly Eagles fan goes viral with Janet Jackson moves appeared ...

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Federal judge again extends ban on Kentucky abortion law

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday extended an order blocking key portions of a new Kentucky abortion The post Federal judge again extends ban on Kentucky abortion law appeared first on ...

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‘How dare you!’: Grief, anger from Buffalo victims’ families

Relatives of the 10 Black people massacred in a Buffalo supermarket pleaded with the nation Thursday to confront and stop The post ‘How dare you!’: Grief, anger from Buffalo victims’ families appeared ...

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Victory by Michael Jordan’s racing team is also a win for NASCAR

OPINION: The NBA legend's racing team, 23XI Racing, has reached victory lane twice since he entered the sport last year. It's good news for NASCAR, which wants to grow and diversify its fanbase. The post ...

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Central Park birdwatcher Christian Cooper lands National Geographic series

Christian Cooper, the Central Park birdwatcher made infamous by recording a woman making false claims about him to the police, The post Central Park birdwatcher Christian Cooper lands National Geographic ...

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Cancer deaths in Black people drop; still higher than others

Cancer death rates have steadily declined among Black people but remain higher than in other racial and ethnic groups, a The post Cancer deaths in Black people drop; still higher than others appeared first ...

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RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 7′ queens on the ‘unforgettable’ all-winners season

RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars is back with what may be its most epic season yet, as it is doing The post RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 7′ queens on the ‘unforgettable’ all-winners season appeared first on ...

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Pre-pandemic busy again? Try a ‘time audit’ to turn things around

Whether you like it or not, outside is once again open and in full swing as if we never left, The post Pre-pandemic busy again? Try a ‘time audit’ to turn things around appeared first on TheGrio.

Added May 20, 2022

Naomi Osaka at French Open news conference: ‘I think I’m OK’

Naomi Osaka cracked jokes at Roland Garros on Friday — and, yes, laughed at those jokes. She smiled after some reporters’ questions. She The post Naomi Osaka at French Open news conference: ‘I think I ...

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Police: Chicago shooting leaves 2 people dead, 8 wounded

Two people are dead and another eight wounded following a shooting near a fast-food restaurant just blocks from Chicago’s famed The post Police: Chicago shooting leaves 2 people dead, 8 wounded appeared ...

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Bill de Blasio, ex-NYC mayor, to run for redrawn House seat

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday that he will run for Congress The post Bill de Blasio, ex-NYC mayor, to run for redrawn House seat appeared first on TheGrio.

Added May 20, 2022

GOP directs culture war fury toward green investing trend

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republicans are coming out swinging against Wall Street’s growing efforts to consider factors like long-term The post GOP directs culture war fury toward green investing trend appeared ...

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