Donald Sterling Slave Master

Slave master mentality?

theGRIO REPORT - As Donald Sterling’s life implodes, one perplexing question continues to crop up. How can a man who dates, sleeps with, and reportedly showers lavish gifts on his black-Latino mistress express such hate-filled, racist remarks?
Wilton Gregory (L), President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, addresses the closing session of the three day conference while Harry Flynn, Archbishop of Minneapolis, looks on at St. Louis Union Station in St. Louis June 21, 2003, in St. Louis, Missouri. Flynn delivered a report on sexual abuse to the conference. (Photo by Bill Greenblatt/Getty Images)

TOO MUCH MONEY FOR A PASTOR?

theGRIO REPORT - Archbishop Wilton Gregory, who is African-American, was thrust in the spotlight this month amid criticism over moving into the lavish property inAtlanta's upscale Buckhead district...
Small selection of Hank Aaron materials at Emory University (courtesy of Emory University)

SEE HANK AARON'S HATE MAIL

theGRIO REPORT - A rare assortment of Hank Aaron materials, including racist hate mail he received at the height of his career, opens at Emory University on Thursday...
Love and Hip Hop Atlanta reality star TV Benzino alongside with his fiancée Althea “Thi Thi” Heart (photo courtesy of Ask April Love Public Relations)

BENZINO TALKS MIMI FAUST SEX TAPE

theGRIO REPORT - Reality star Benzino weighed in on the Mimi Faust sex tape at a private listening party Thursday night in Atlanta to celebrate the release of his fiancée’s new single...
Visitor at The Kinsey Collection exhibition at the Atlanta History Center (photo credit) Wells Fargo courtesy of Jennifer Boxley

NEVER BEFORE SEEN BLACK HISTORY

theGRIO REPORT - The exhibit at the Atlanta History Center is creating a buzz, in part because it features never before displayed artifacts, including the first edition of Solomon Northup’s '12 Years a Slave'...
Tiffany Austin was wearing this pink outfit when she claims Planet Fitness staff told her to put on a shirt. (photo courtesy of Tiffany Austin)

WOMAN MAY SUE PLANET FITNESS FOR SLAMMING HER BODY

theGRIO REPORT - Her story went viral two weeks ago following reports she was asked by a Planet Fitness employee to put on a shirt to cover her pink spaghetti strap tank top and capri pants at a location in Richmond, California...