Marissa Alexander

Marissa Alexander awaits appeal

theGRIO REPORT - Marissa Alexander's daughter turns three today but there is not plan for a birthday party. Instead, the 31-year-old remains in a Duval County Florida jail awaiting the latest hearing in her case...
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National Review depicts Sharpton as lynching tree

theGRIO REPORT - On Saturday, the conservative publication's 'Cartoon of the Day' by Investor's Business Daily's Michael Ramirez depicted Sharpton as a lynching tree, with four lynched bodies labeled "truth" hanging from its extended limb...
Rep. Allen West, R-Fla., walks down the House steps as Congress adjourns early following their last vote of the week on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Allen West: 'No one ever followed me in a mall'

theGRIO REPORT - West may disagree with President Obama (and a majority of African-Americans) about the experience of being a black man in America, but his opinion on the George Zimmerman/Trayvon Martin case isn't in total alignment with fellow conservatives...