Sanford's face of authority is increasingly black

theGRIO REPORT - The Martin shooting tore open longstanding wounds between Sanford's black community and its police department, with residents alleging decades of police harassment of black residents..

Zimmerman's lawyer apologizes for Trayvon Martin 'fight' video

theGRIO REPORT - During a court hearing last Tuesday, an attorney for George Zimmerman, accused of second degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, said the defense was in possession of video from Martin's phone, showing that the teen videotaped 'two buddies of his beating up a homeless guy.' On Sunday, the attorney, Mark O'Mara, backtracked...
GOP Black Men

GOP's 'mad men' won't woo black voters

OPINION - Recently, the GOP has seized on potential African-American conservative stars like famed Johns Hopkins surgeon Dr. Ben Carson, only to have them go up in a ball of rhetorical flames...
Non-profit groups often look for tax breaks

Democratic, liberal groups got IRS scrutiny too

theGRIO REPORT - Amid the uproar, and calls for investigations, over IRS employees using inappropriate criteria and questions to vet applications for 501(c)4 non-profit status by tea party groups, a few facts are falling through the cracks...