Byron Allen’s Digital News Platform ‘The Grio’ to Broadcast Free Live-Streaming Town Hall Today — Sunday September 27th — From 3pm to 5pm ET

The Grio’s Natasha Alford to Host Two-Hour ‘Vote for Your Life’ Town Hall to Discuss Multiple Election Season Topics Including Voter Rights, Social Justice, Economic Inclusion, and Much More with Special Guests Including CNN Political Analyst April Ryan, John Legend, Jamie Foxx, Stevie Wonder, and More

LOS ANGELESSept. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group digital news division — The Grio — proudly announces a free live-streaming political town hall event to discuss multiple election season issues including voter rights, social justice, economic inclusion, and other related topics.

This event will live-stream on the Allen Media Group digital news platform The Grio digital platform (, as well as on The Grio Facebook page ( from 3:00 pm through 5:00 pm (ET) TODAY — Sunday, September 27, 2020.

“This election is an extremely important event for America and especially for Black America,” said Byron Allen, Founder/Chairman/CEO of Allen Media Group/Entertainment Studios. “The most powerful way to stop the genocide against Black America is to vote. Simply put, vote for your life!!!”

Byron Allen purchased The Grio in 2016. The Grio is a digital video-centric news community platform devoted to providing African-Americans with compelling stories and perspectives currently underrepresented in existing national news outlets. The Grio features aggregated and original video packages, news articles and opinion pieces on topics that include breaking news, politics, health, business and entertainment. Originally launched in 2009, the platform was then purchased by NBC News in 2010. The digital platform remains focused on curating exciting digital content and currently has more than 80 million annual visitors.

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