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‘Daily Show’ Defends Beyonce’s Super Bowl Performance, Slams Haters

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By Daniel Kreps, Rolling Stone – While millions were blown away by Beyoncé’s scene-stealing performance of “Formation” at Super Bowl 50, not everyone was pleased by the show. Some pundits criticized the singer for using halftime “as a platform to attack police officers,” as former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani loudly complained to Fox […]

Hillary Clinton Speaking in Flint

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“What happened in Flint is not merely unacceptable or wrong, though it is both. What happened in Flint is immoral, ,” Hillary Clinton.

Democracy Initiative Endorsing Organizations Celebrate Passage of  Voting Rights Restoration in Maryland

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Washington, DC – Today, the Maryland state Senate successfully overrode Gov. Larry Hogan’s 2015 veto of legislation (SB340 and HB 980) restoring voting rights to more than 40,000 Marylanders with significant majorities in the House of Delegates and Senate. Under the new law, Marylanders with felony convictions will be allowed to vote upon their release. Democracy […]

TheGrio and RollingOut Partner to Form Digital Ad Network Collaboration to Allow Advertisers to Reach Key Ethnic Demographic

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Atlanta, GA – Two top media sites for reaching millennial and multicultural audiences have partnered to offer expanded reach for brands trying to connect with these coveted consumers. Popular news site thegrio.com and lifestyle and entertainment outlet rollingout.com have joined forces to form the RollingOut Digital Ad Network. TheGrio, rolling out and the other digital […]

Grandson of Comedy Legend Paul Mooney Marries on National TV Erica & Adonis Gladney

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Phoenix, AZ – When your grandfather is a living comedy legend, fame and notoriety naturally run in the family. Such is the case with Adonis Gladney, the grandson of the celebrated comedian Paul Mooney. Gladney, alongside his new bride, Erica Gladney, recently wed on national TV sharing their wedding vows in a beautiful ceremony. Mooney […]

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders Locked in a Race Too Close to Project

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By  Emily Shapiro Paola Chavez, ABC News  

Steve Kraske: The Donald Trump Bandwagon Lurches to a Halt in Iowa

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By Steve Kraske – The Kansas City Star – Put the Donald Trump coronation on hold. Do the same for Hillary Clinton. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas defied the polls Monday night to defeat the real-estate mogul in a tense Republican showdown that portends a lengthy duel between the two — and maybe with Marco Rubio. Rubio, […]

A Balanced Viable Plan to Create Opportunity for All

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By Kirk Clay – Evidence based civic engagement is a fairly nascent field. In fact, up until 20 years ago what people now think of as civic engagement for “people of color” was characterized naively as just minority outreach. Therefore, it’s no wonder that many organizations and efforts struggle to identify what an effective civic […]

Legendary Vocalist, Regina Belle, Releases New Music: The Day Life Began

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Shanachie Entertainment recently released legendary R&B chanteuse Regina Belle’s The Day Life Began.   The Day Life Began is an inspirational R&B album which displays Regina Belle’s broad range of talents at their very best.  Produced by the Grammy nominated production team, The Heavyweights (whose equally broad range of talents stretch all the way from Tupac […]