Georgetown University has decided to rename two buildings named after slaveowners, following protest from students calling for increased awareness on the university's racial history.
Monday, several hundred Yale students and their supporters marched across campus amidst allegations of racial insensitivity at the Ivy League school.
theGRIO REPORT - Wellington Mackey arrived in New York at age 23 after emigrating from the Bahamas, but after struggling to pay his rent, he ended up on the streets. Now, 13 years later, he is going to Yale.
theGRIO REPORT - Ahmad's inspiring story landed him on 'The Ellen Show last week' where he revealed which Ivy League school he will be attending in the Fall and earned a surprise gift from Ellen herself.
VIDEO - Thousands of students apply to Ivy League schools, but very few are accepted. Wilmington, North Carolina native Patrick Peoples has the distinct honor of getting into seven of them...
theGRIO REPORT - When most people see 17-year-old Akintunde Ahmad - they find it hard to believe that a young man like him has earned a 5.0 GPA, a 2100 SAT score and acceptance into almost every Ivy League school in the nation.
theGRIO REPORT - For over 150 years, Edward Bouchet has been heralded as the first African-American to graduate from Yale College - a distinguishing honor that led him to become a highly-celebrated pioneer...