Lizzo records new version of ‘GRRRLS’ after people with disabilities, fans complain

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Lizzo announced on social media that the lyrics to her new single, “GRRRLS,” will be changed after complaints about her use of an ableist...

Gospel artist LaShun Pace of The Pace Sisters dies at 60

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Gospel great LaShun Pace has passed away at age 60. As reported by 11Alive’s Shiba Russell, Pace, born Terrian LaShun Pace in Atlanta, Ga., died...

Wendy Williams says she’s ‘doing fabulous’ amid health concerns, hiatus

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A member of the paparazzi caught talk show host Wendy Williams on camera leaving a wellness center in Miami this week. The photographer asked Williams...

Kevin Durant executive produces new Apple TV + teen basketball series, ‘Swagger’

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It takes many sacrifices to reach the NBA, from both the athlete and his family, and that sacrifice starts from childhood. Brooklyn Nets superstar...

Rest in Power: Nichelle Nichols, 89, and Bill Russell, 88, have died

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On Sunday, the world learned that two pioneering Black legends had died. Nichelle Nichols, 89, died on Saturday, July 30, according to her son....

Kimora Lee Simmons’ estranged husband testifies he photoshopped divorce papers to marry her

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Kimora Lee Simmons‘ estranged husband Tim Leissner, a former Goldman Sachs banker, has been accused of helping Malaysian financier Jho Low steal hundreds of...

Megan Thee Stallion has officially graduated from Texas Southern University

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Houston rapper Megan thee Stallion graduated from Texas Southern University with a bachelor of science degree in health administration on Saturday. The Grammy award-winning musician...

Michael B. Jordan partners with Serena Williams on $1 million giveaway for HBCU students

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Actor Michael B. Jordan has partnered with tennis legend Serena Williams to give aspiring entrepreneurs who are students or alumni of HBCUs a chance...

Niecy Nash and Jessica Betts on celebrating Pride month, LGBTQ+ representation in Hip-Hop/R&B

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It’s officially Pride month and theGrio caught up with Niecy Nash and her wife, Jessica Betts, to discuss their plans to celebrate this year,...

Celebrities of Black & Asian/Pacific Islander Heritage

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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,...