Grant Yanney Grant Yanney is an established writer, host, op-ed columnist, comedian, and multi-platform journalist whose work has been published in numerous outlets, including New York Daily News, NBC News, the Chicago Tribune's Red Eye, Ebony, The Grio, and more. His on-camera work has been seen on Viceland, MTV News, BET, and VH1. He's a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha and The National Association of Black Journalists. He currently resides in Brooklyn. About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.