Federal government offices in Washington are open, but employees who need to leave early because of the snowy weather may do so, the Office of Personnel Management says. About 2 inches of snow are expected to fall across the region Thursday and several area school districts are closing early. The snow and ice iscausing delays on the roads […]

In these last days, women and men have availed themselves over to a spirit that has become more and more visible not just in the world but in the church as well. Its the Jezebel spirit, which is relentless and without boundaries. It uses everything in its path and is accusatory with the idea everything […]

By theGrio In a recent interview with Diverse magazine, Professor Cornel West attacked his former Princeton colleague and newly minted MSNBC host Professor Melissa Harris-Perry. SEE ALSO: Harlem Mom Loses Sons To Guns, Becomes Anti-Violence Crusader Five Things Black People Learned From Don Cornelius West called Harris-Perry a “liar” and said that, “[s]he’s become the […]

A comedian in blackface decided to ask students at the Mormon college, Brigham Young University in Utah about what they knew about Black History Month. Students claimed that Tupac and 50 Cent were Black historical figures and one student claimed that he celebrated Black History Month by “eating fried chicken and drinking grape juice.” Another […]

By theGrio CNN anchor Don Lemon sounded off recently, saying that being a black, gay male is the worst thing to be in the African-American community. SEE ALSO: Black Woman Leads Crusade For LGBT Rights Happy Birthday, Bob Marley! The Transparent author says there’s a lack of acceptance of the LGBT community by black Americans. […]

A new study by M. Marit Rehavi of the University of British Columbia and Sonja B. Starr of the University of Michigan Law School shows that Black Americans receive almost 60% long prison sentences than white Americans who committed the same crime. The study covered 58,000 federal criminal cases and found that there was a […]

WASHINGTON — Michelle Obama and “Late Night” host Jimmy Fallon turned the White House into a playground to promote the first lady’s “Let’s Move!” fitness campaign. SEE ALSO: Obama’s Grandma Survives Crash Mrs. Obama and Fallon did pushups and twirled hula hoops. They competed at dodge ball and tug-of-war. And the first lady triumphed over […]

By theGrio From Bay Area: Lelia Boroughs, 84, wasn’t known to many. SEE ALSO: Bachmann Says She Was Perfect Candidate Obama’s Grandma Survives Crash At least not outside her apartment building in San Francisco’s lower Pacific Heights. Her neighbors knew her well as an eclectic, kind soul who would offer to pick up their groceries […]

The Mormon Church owns a controversial gun selling website that allows people to buy guns online without passing a background check according to a report by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the website Buzzfeed. The website, came under scrutiny after Buzzfeed revealed that it was owned by Deseret Media Companies, the for-profit arm […]

Montgomery County parents are outraged about a homophobil letter that is being circulated. Parents of Friends of Ex-gays and Gays is an organization that believes Same sex orientation can be changed. Checkout the stroy I posted from News 7 Brad Bell. For more information on Parents of Friends of Ex-gays and Gays go the website […]

Madonna talks about her Superbowl performance with Anderson Cooper.

ATLANTA-Maya Penn, an 11-year-old girl from Canton, Georgia has created her own line of Eco-friendly clothing called Maya’s Ideas which she sells online. Penn, who is home-schooled has already been featured on and donates 10% of her profits to worldwide and Atlanta charities. The Grio reports: The home-schooled seventh-grader from Canton, Georgia, says when […]