Usher Raymond and Tameka Foster at Fulton County State Court on August 15, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photos by John E. Davidson/Getty Images)

Is there a celebrity daddy double standard?

OPINION - Black families are too often defined by their make up, whether there be a divorce after children, a family where one or more parent is incarcerated, or parents who were never married at all...
Marissa Alexander

Will Marissa Alexander get a pardon?

theGRIO REPORT - What may have begun as a local crime story or something that governor may have hoped would fade out in the weeks since George Zimmerman was acquitted, has actually picked up momentum...
Bill Thompson, left (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) and Bill de Blasio (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC mayoral race: Stop-and-frisk at center stage

OPINION - Stop-and-frisk in many ways has become a bellwether for this mayoral democratic primary, similar to how the 2008 war in Iraq, became the central tenet of the 2008 presidential democratic primary...