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Snoop Dogg will headline the "Hoop 4 Water" celebrity basketball game on May 20 to raise much-needed funds for the Flint water crisis.

For television producer extraordinaire Shonda Rhimes, being as busy as possible is clearly never a problem, as she has just added an additional responsibility to her plate. This time, it’s for the benefit of women’s health, as she has just  joined the national board of Planned Parenthood. Rhimes, who was previously a member of the […]

With so much depressing and devastating news populating the country right now, everyone could use some positivity to brighten up their day and there is no better example of this than a black female neurosurgeon who just made history. https://twitter.com/theGrio/status/844247426030624768 Thanks to Nancy Abu-Bonsrah John Hopkins School of Medicine just made history, as she is […]

He’s not even POTUS anymore, yet the disrespect for Barack Obama continues because apparently you can go to jail for threatening to kill him and still be allowed to run for public office, ah, the good ‘ol process of American politics. https://twitter.com/theGrio/status/839534981399597056 Back in 2009 Nathan Daniel Larson of Virginia was convicted and spent 16 […]

It’s been three years and the long-suffering residents of Flint, Michigan are still without clean water. The fact that something as essential as drinking water is not available to Flint residents is unfathomable, especially considering that we live in the highly privileged United States. Unfortunately the current news for those living in Flint is even […]

The number of players for the New England Patriots who have declined to visit the White House after winning last Sunday’s Super Bowl has continued to grow, as two additional players have come forward with their decision not to visit. https://twitter.com/blackvoices/status/829849907511099396 The Huffington Post is reporting that New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount and […]

As usual, Trump responds—in all caps this time!—on Twitter to show he's mad.

On Tuesday afternoon Louisiana and the city of New Orleans specifically, were ravaged by a tornado that left incredible damage and jeopardized residents that happened to be in its wake. Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards officially declared a state of emergency as thousands were left without power and severely damaged homes. https://twitter.com/CBSNews/status/829085703585796096 CBS News has […]

In the wake of the Trump administration’s illegal, offensive, discriminatory and just plain cruel #MuslimBan, which ride-sharing giant Uber appeared to support by crossing protesting lines at airports across the country this weekend, many are looking for a ride-sharing alternative and Lyft has quickly become the top option. However, there is another ride-sharing app out […]

The country may be in an extreme state of unrest, but there is some good news to come about courtesy of the U.S. Mint. The United States Mint is set to release a commemorative gold coin soon and it will feature a welcomed dose of #blackgirlmagic. As reported by the New York Times, in April […]