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Chadwick Boseman’s Widow Accepts His NAACP Award With Emotional Speech

Chadwick Boseman’s wife, Simone Ledward Boseman, gave an emotional speech while accepting the late actor’s NAACP award. Chadwick Boseman’s widow, Simone Ledward Boseman, accepted his posthumous award for outstanding actor in a motion picture at the 2021 NAACP Image Awards, Saturday with an emotional acceptance speech. Boseman received the award for his role in Netflix’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. […]

Bobby Sessions Drops “Cog In The Machine” From His Upcoming Album

Dallas rapper Bobby Sessions has released the first single from his upcoming album. “Cog in the Machine” sees Sessions rapping about systemic racism, wealth inequality, and more. The song samples “Sooner Or Later” by N.E.R.D., which Sessions has said is his favorite track of all-time. Speaking about his new single, the Grammy-winning artist says it was inspired by his […]

Georgia Gov. Passes Voting Restrictions While Sitting Under Painting Of Slave Plantation

The Governor of Georgia passed a bill limiting voting access while sitting under a painting of a slave plantation. Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) uploaded a picture of himself signing S.B. 202 into law under a painting of a slave plantation, Thursday. The bill will restrict voting access in the state under the guise of making elections […]

NAACP Image Awards 2021: Complete winner’s list

The 2021 NAACP Image Awards, hosted by actor Anthony Anderson for the eight consecutive year, celebrated the best of Black Hollywood during the ceremony, which was virtual due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Read More: NAACP Image Awards nominees announced A handful of winners were announced during a pre-telecast before the show aired. theGrio previously […]

Logan Paul To Appear On “SmackDown” As Sami Zayn’s “Guest Of Honor”

Sami Zayn is bringing Logan Paul on “SmackDown” as his guest of honor. WWE Superstar Sami Zayn will be bringing Logan Paul to the red carpet premiere of his new documentary as his “guest of honor.” The documentary will show how the WWE is plotting a conspiracy against him. “Hey man, I noticed you started following me […]

Megan Rapinoe Criticizes Draymond Green’s Take On The Pay Gap For Women’s Sports

Megan Rapinoe called out Draymond Green on Twitter for his take on the pay gap between men’s and women’s sports. USWNT star Megan Rapinoe has responded to Draymond Green’s comments on the pay gap between men’s and women’s sports. Rapinoe reminded Green who the “gatekeepers” to all the ideas the Warriors’ star had in mind are. […]

Benny Blanco Drops New Track Featuring Late Rapper 6 Dogs

Benny Blanco released his new album, Friends Keep Secrets 2, on Friday, and the project features a new track, “Lost,” from the late rapper 6 Dogs, who was a close friend of Blanco’s. 6 Dogs died from an apparent suicide at the age of 21 back in January. He was a rising voice in the emo-rap scene […]

NCAA Board of Governors chair expresses confidence in Emmert

The chairman of the NCAA’s Board of Governors gave President Mark Emmert a vote of confidence Saturday, saying the association’s top governing body was satisfied with how he has addressed inequities in the college basketball tournaments and with his leadership through a tumultuous 10 days. Georgetown University President Jack DeGioia told The Associated Press the […]

Issa Rae says NAACP Image Award win ‘the only validation that matters’

Multihyphenate Issa Rae took home the award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in Insecure during the 2021 NAACP Image Awards on Saturday. Being the comedian she is, Rae started her acceptance speech with a joke in celebration of the talent pool nominated alongside her in the stacked category. “I would […]

For many motel dwellers, eviction ban provides no relief

For more than five years, home for Armetrius Neason has been a hotel outside Atlanta. He’s adorned the walls with dozens of pictures of Black celebrities and icons. It’s the address on his driver’s license and where he receives mail. But last year as the COVID-19 pandemic raged, the hotel accused him of owing $1,800 […]