LUPITA NYONG'O A ROLE MODEL FOR DARK-SKINNED GIRLS

theGRIO REPORT - Aside from Nyong'o’s exceptional talent, she is also creating a stir because she embodies a different interpretation of beauty in the fiercely competitive film and entertainment industry...
Rev. Bernice King

MLK'S DAUGHTER BLASTS HER BROTHERS

theGRIO REPORT - Flanked by family and supporters, the Rev. Bernice King, the youngest daughter of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Thursday morning held a media conference to address a lawsuit filed by her brothers...

MLK FAMILY SQUABBLES TAKE CENTER STAGE

theGRIO REPORT - The formidable CEO of the King Center is scheduled to hold a media conference Thursday at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta in response to a lawsuit filed by her siblings...

MAYOR KASIM REED ON THIN ICE

theGRIO REPORT - The 44-year-old has been battling criticism over the city’s response to a storm that dropped just inches of snow on Tuesday...

EX-DEATH ROW INMATE STANDS UP FOR PUBLIC DEFENDERS

theGRIO REPORT - ATLANTA - Anthony Graves, a Texas man who has freed after 18 years of wrongful imprisonment, was the keynote speaker on Saturday at a Gideon’s Promise forum geared towards empowering new public defenders...
Chirlane McCray, Joy-Ann Reid, and Pras

TOWN HALL TO TACKLE IMMIGRATION IN BLACK AMERICA

theGRIO REPORT - Joy-Ann Reid, the managing editor of theGrio and a regular MSNBC contributor, will join forces with New York City’s new first lady Chirlane McCray and mega church pastor Rev. A.R. Bernard...