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Leaked video shows Texas GOP’s plan for voter suppression ‘brigade’ : TheGrio

Over the last few days stunning new evidence has emerged that appears to prove what many suspected all along: the GOP in Texas is very intentionally engaging in voter suppression targeted at Black and Brown communities. According to various news reports, a video obtained last week by Common Cause Texas reveals that the Harris County Republican Party (HCRP) is […]

The Source |DMX Will Reportedly Release Posthumous Album: “It Is Special”

HipHop Heavyweight DMX passed away April 9, 2021. In his 20+ year career, the rapper would be leaving behind a plethora of songs and many words of wisdom. Although DMX has transitioned, the rapper is said to have new music on the way. After the news of the rapper’s passing released, his manager and Ruff […]

Amazon warehouse workers reject union bid in Alabama : TheGrio

Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama handed the online retail giant a decisive victory when they voted against forming a union and cut off a path that labor activists had hoped would lead to similar efforts throughout the company and beyond. After months of aggressive campaigning from both sides, 1,798 warehouse workers ultimately […]

Georgia Daycare Accused Of Serving Lunch To White Children, Making Black Children Wait

Parents of students at a daycare in Roswell, Georgia, have accused some members of the staff of racism after a livestream video appeared to show white children being served lunch before Black children. According to CBS46- Atlanta on Thursday (April 8), a family said they witnessed the incident when they were checking in on their […]

The Source |Soulja Boy Signs Deal With Virgin Music Label

Soulja Boy aka Big Drako is always in the headlines… usually for claiming that he started someone else’s wave. Just last month the rapper was in the headlines for his Twitter back and forth with WWE wrestler, Randy Orton. The rapper has been using his spare time to play with fans on the gaming service […]

Report: Tennessee could owe a half-billion dollar debt to TSU

A joint committee of the legislature of the state of Tennessee recently deliberated about a $544,000,000 sum owed to Tennessee State University, referencing unpaid land grant matches by the state that date back several years, according to a story by WTVF. The agreement held that Tennessee was to match dollar for dollar the money allotted […]

Black Army Lieutenant Sues Virginia Police After Brutal Traffic Stop | National

A Black high-ranking officer of the U.S. Army has filed a lawsuit against two Virginia police officers, who reportedly pulled him over in his car, drew their guns before pepper spraying and knocking him onto the ground. In the lawsuit, Second Lt. Caron Nazario claims that Windsdor, Va., police officers—Daniel Crocker and Joe Gutierrez—racially profiled […]

Lance Stephenson Looking To Get Back In The NBA This Season

Lance Stephenson aka “born ready” is looking to get back into the NBA. According to Miami Herald reporter Barry Jackson, Miami Heat recently became aware that veteran swingman Lance Stephenson is looking to get back into the league. The Heat had been looking to fill a vacant roster spot, which ultimately went to big man Dewayne […]

After 44 Years In A North Carolina Prison, Wrongfully Convicted Man Only Receives $750,000

The state of North Carolina took 44 years away from an innocent man and has now only compensated him with $750,000. In August, North Carolina finally released Ronnie Long after serving 44 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. He was convicted by an all-white jury of raping a white woman in […]

Center For Disease Control Officially Declares Racism A ‘Serious Public Health Threat’

In Captain Obvious news, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has declared racism a “public health threat” that disproportionately affects communities of color. NBC News reports it’s the latest and largest federal U.S. health agency to single out racism and it’s damning consequences on American society.  In a statement released […]