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In today’s iGRIND we have another set of interesting things to share: a Breathalyzer watch that not only tells time, but can also tell you exactly how drunk you are before the cops get to you, a conceptual design for the Airplane from the future and a chip to make your cell phone smell good.  […]

There are two of the most iconic artist of our time currently featured crooning about their faux abusive relationship about every 30 mins on radio. I am afraid to even ask about the video. What are we coming to when during domestic violence awareness month the top 40 features a song about painfully staying in […]

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Remember those cheesy NBC Public Service Announcements “The More You Know”? What happen to them? We’ll tell you, now that people can just skip commercials with Tivo and DVR; it gets harder for PSA’s to get their proper shine. So in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month we are going to bring the right way […]

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Current and former gang members from Chicago’s West Side met Thursday morning (Sep. 2) at the Columbus Park Refectory to discuss complaints regarding police, city officials, and violence. Many gang members attributed poverty, drugs, and high levels of unemployment to the high levels of crime that have been plaguing Chicago for quite some time. Not […]

As the city streets of Chicago continue to become more deadly, the Chicago Police Department and other local law enforcement agencies are seemingly running out of answers as to how to curb the violence. In a recent turn of events, the top brass has ‘enlisted’ the help of high ranking members of the same gangs […]

The rugged rhythm of Shook Ones–Part II by Mobb Deep flows through my body like blood. The pressure of the beat triggers a series of head nods and shoulder sways. Classic hip-hop. Pause. The song paints a raw picture of a different side of life in my hometown of Queens, New York. For slightly over five […]

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VIA ABC CHICAGO Police say two girls shot in the Roseland neighborhood Tuesday night may have been hit by stray bullets. The victims, ages 7 and 9, were shot near Indiana Avenue and 107th street around eight o’clock. The 9-year-old died at Christ Hospital. The other child suffered a graze wound. The two girls are […]

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Chicago is getting worse with every passing day, at least 14 people were shot over the weekend in Chicago. Three of them died, and two of those who were killed were related to Chicago police officers. The shooting that claimed the lives of those two young men happened outside a party at approximately 2:30 a.m. […]

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There’s a war going on outside and Chicago is the battle field. We cover many different stories on Global Grind that come out the Chi but this one struck me so hard that I think I may have hit my breaking point. A young man by the name of Robert Freeman, a 13 year old […]

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Philadelphia leaders, city officials, community members and special celebrity guests will unite to support an urgent peace rally to STOP THE VIOLENCE in South Philadelphia tomorrow, July 31 from 11am-8pm. The block party will be held at 20TH and Snyder Avenue. The day’s festivities will include guest appearances from local artists, a live band, children’s […]

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As a member of the violin duo Nuttin But Stringz, I have been blessed to perform around the globe, earning a living off music and the arts. I’ve experienced new cultures, met new people from all walks of life, sampled every kind of food available and participated in the kind of activities that aren’t your […]

Who am I to judge? We all have a past, just some are more severe than others. I don’t have a problem dating a man with a history, simply because I have things in my past that I wouldn’t want to brought up as a question of whether or whether not a man is gonna […]