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  • The’ Hamburglar’: Woman surrenders after McDonald’s drive-thru heist goes viral
    A 27-year-old woman has been arrested and dubbed the Hamburgler after breaking into a Columbia, Maryland McDonald’s according to Howard Country police. The video of a woman breaking in through the drive-thru window was posted online and quickly went viral leading them to the suspect. Jessica Marie Cross was arrested on Thursday morning and has […]
  • Lena Dunham defends ‘Girls’ writer accused of raping black teen, Twitter responds
    Lena Dunham has done it again and gotten the internet mad at her and this time it’s for a pretty good reason. The “Girls” creator and outspoken feminist has defended a writer and producer of her show after he was accused of raping a 17-year-old actress in 2012. Aurora Perrineau, daughter of actor Harold Perrineau, […]
  • Gymnast Gabby Douglas apologizes for insensitive tweet about sexual abuse
    Gymnast Gabby Douglas has caused quite the stir with her remarks to Olympian Aly Raisman who has said she was sexually abused by the US women’s gymnastics team doctor. Douglas tweeted, “It is our responsibility as women to dress modestly and be classy,” Douglas tweeted. “Dressing in a provocative/sexual way entices the wrong crowd.” The 21-year-old […]
  • Gorgeous pictures emerge from Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian’s wedding
    Serena William’s gown and wedding took the cake and then some and we finally have the pictures to prove it. The tennis champ married Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian in a wedding dress that encapsulated her love of fashion. The photos of her Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen princess gown were first shared with Vogue. “I […]
  • Dwyane Wade will star in his own reality show on Facebook
    Dwyane Wade is bringing a new reality show to Facebook. The Cleveland Cavaliers star has partnered with Facebook’s Watch platform to bring the five-episode series, “BackCourt: Wade,” to his fans and give them a chance to peek into his life behind the scenes and off the court. The series, which was produced by Bob Metelus Studio, will […]
  • Swizz Beatz graduates from Harvard University, teases ‘From The Bronx to Harvard’ documentary
    Swizz Beatz is now a Harvard graduate. On Thursday, the famed producer walked across the stage at Harvard University to receive his diploma, while wearing a black suit with “From The Bronx to Harvard” on the back of it. That phrase, Beatz explained on social media, is going to be the title of an upcoming documentary, […]
  • Homeland Security official resigns over comment calling Blacks lazy, promiscuous
    A Department of Homeland Security official resigned after it came out on Thursday that he had made derogatory comments about Black people and Muslims on conservative talk radio. CNN broke the story of Rev. Jamie Johnson‘s comment on “The Right Balance,” on Accent Radio Network, in 2008. On the show, an unidentified speaker asked Johnson to explain why “a […]
  • Jenifer Lewis on Donald Trump: ‘I know what mental illness is’
    The 'Mother of Black Hollywood' held nothing back while talking politics in Trump's America The post Jenifer Lewis on Donald Trump: ‘I know what mental illness is’ appeared first on theGrio.
  • Rev Jesse Jackson discloses Parkinson’s disease diagnosis
    CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson says he’s been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson’s disease and plans to “dedicate” himself to physical therapy. In a Friday letter to supporters, the 76-year-old says family and friends noticed a change in him about three years ago and he could no longer ignore symptoms. […]
  • Pharrell Williams has no time for people who deny climate change
    SHANGHAI (AP) — Pharrell Williams is using music to sound the warning about climate change. The post Pharrell Williams has no time for people who deny climate change appeared first on theGrio.
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