Dave Chappelle booed, labeled ‘bigot’ by some students at high school alma mater

Dave Chappelle didn’t exactly receive a hero’s welcome earlier this week when he returned to his former high school in Washington, D.C., and talked with...

Will Smith wins first Oscar, apologizes in tearful acceptance speech

Will Smith won the Academy Award for Best Actor and addressed his altercation with Chris Rock during his acceptance speech on Sunday. Smith, who won...

Celebrities of Black & Asian/Pacific Islander Heritage

In celebration of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, let's take a moment to acknowledge the cross-cultural heritage of many of your favorite Black celebrities! Kelis, singer/songwriter,...

Mary J. Blige speaks on overcoming struggles with self-love: ‘I’m living now for Mary’

Following the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner, theGrio hosted,” an afterparty geared toward uplifting Black media professionals and honoring theGrio’s April Ryan, the longest-serving...

Celebrated fashion designer Virgil Abloh dies at 41

Virgil Abloh, celebrated fashion designer and founder of the popular street wear label, Off White, has passed away according to a post on his...

Mo’Nique and Lee Daniels bury ‘Precious’ dispute, will work together on Netflix film

Mo’Nique and Lee Daniels appear to have settled a 13-year feud related to their acclaimed film Precious. The falling out reportedly occurred after Mo’Nique, 54,...

Ian Alexander Jr.’s death reignites a much-needed mental health dialogue

The death of Ian Alexander, Jr., only child of award-winning actress and director Regina King, due to an apparent suicide has reignited necessary conversations...

Rapper Takeoff, member of hip-hop group Migos, shot dead in Houston

The entertainment industry is mourning after Takeoff, one third of the Atlanta rap group Migos, was reportedly shot and killed early Tuesday morning. According to The...

Nick Cannon’s 5-month-old son Zen dies after battle with brain cancer

Nick Cannon‘s 5-month-old son Zen has passed away after a battle with brain cancer, the media personality has revealed. The 41-year-old TV host shared the...

Netflix drops ‘Colin in Black and White’ trailer

After months of anticipation, Netflix has officially dropped the trailer for Colin in Black and White, their new series on the life of Colin...

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