This particular study reinforces stereotypes that have always been in place, along with reports of police brutality.   (CNN) — When we look at black men, what is and what we see are often different things. Namely, we may see black men as bigger, stronger, and scarier than white men, even if they are the […]

Bob Martin/AELTC/Pool/Getty Images After Serena Williams made her historic Wimbledon win over the weekend, the tennis star spoke about the recent deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile and why she worries about her young nephews.  “I don’t think that the answer is to continue to shoot our young black men in the United States. […]


It’s 2015 and we’ve started a New Year after enduring a very, very rough one for black people. We’ve had to hit the streets in…


The dehumanization of African American children has long been an issue in our country. The similarities between stories like Emmett Till’s and Trayvon Martin’s illustrate that…

    The following is an excerpt from “The Rejected Stone,” the new book by MSNBC host and National Action Network president Rev. Al Sharpton.…

I don’t have a problem with dating White men, but personally I haven’t decided to go searching for my “something new” just quite yet.  Why? Because I love (and prefer) to date black men. Yesterday as a debate began to brew in our office about the politics of interracial dating (as usual) I was struck […]

September 14, 2011: learned that a new book has CONFIRMED SOURCES that say Republican presidential opeartive Sarah Palin has a “fetish” for Black men. According to reports she had a ONE NIGHT STAND with NBA star Glen Rice. Why is that interesting. Because according to a few GROUPIES we spoke to . . . […]

We live in an age of bad news: Rising unemployment, natural disasters and a political system so ridden with corruption, that policy initiatives are abandoned and social welfare programs take a backseat to the pride and prejudice of political power struggles.

The National Black Church Initiative, a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches, will begin a seven-year initiative to bring Black men back to the church. The mission is a part of the NBCI’s Healing Family Initiative, which seeks to bolster African-American families against the tide of violence, poverty, moral depravity and failure. The Grio Reports: The […]

Though the conditions of confinement have many negative effects on African-Americans, there seems to be at least one positive outcome of imprisonment: better health care. A research study published by Vanderbilt University sociologist Evelyn Patterson in 2010 shows state prisons are having a positive effect on the mortality rates of Black men. The Grio Reports: […]

NORTH CAROLINA — According a new study by the College Board’s Advocacy & Policy Center, young Black and Hispanic men are heading down a socially downward spiral. The study found that 51 percent of Hispanic males and 45 percent of African American males ages 15-24 will end up unemployed, incarcerated or dead. ABC News Channel […]

Rapper sensation Wiz Khalifa recently took a trip to Barney’s New York, a popular department store, in Beverly Hills. Despite spending $16,000 on merchandise for his girlfriend Amber Rose and family, Wiz was later treated like a “thief” when browsing in the men’s department, according to Radar Online. A patron who was reportedly present at […]