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theGRIO REPORT - JC Watts, Jr., a former Republican congressman, is expected to endorse Newt Gingrich for president imminently...
theGRIO REPORT - Herman Cain has recently posted a YouTube clip in which he reads the Bible with his wife in a bizarre Christmas video called, "It's Christmas in America!"...
SLIDESHOW - 'The Iron Lady' has nothing on these brave black women. While Meryl Streep is making headlines for her new role in this biopic...

theGRIO REPORT - Patriot Freedom Alliance, a Hutchinson, Kansas Tea Party group, is coming under fire for making a racially-tinged Obama skunk reference...
TheGRIO Q&A - The NAACP is currently fighting nationwide voter suppression through various initiatives President Ben Jealous told theGrio...
theGRIO Q&A - Dr. Marc Lamont Hill discusses the Mumia case with theGrio, lending new insight to the life story of a man who some see as a hero in the fight for justice for all prisoners...

OPINION - Tameka Raymond's recent tweets have made her the poster child for black women who fear closeted African-American men...
theGRIO REPORT - In Fresno, CA, as we all prepare to enjoy Christmas, a homeless man fights bulldozers to maintain his homeless ministry...
theGRIO Q&A - Rep. Charlie Rangel recently spoke to theGrio about Newt Gingrich saying his "biggest challenge is himself"...

theGRIO REPORT - Outlets on both sides of the Atlantic are reporting on a New York City man who makes $55,000 a year selling candy on the train...
theGRIO REPORT - H&M is in hot water this morning, as the company formally admits to putting real models' heads on computer-generated bodies to sell swimwear...
theGRIO REPORT - A new NAACP report on the suppression of the black vote refers to recent right-wing political tactics as the new Jim Crow...
OPINION - Nicki Minaj has finally made her dream come true by being made into a real-life Barbie. A one-of-a-kind Barbie doll crafted after the likeness of the bubbly star will be auctioned for charity online...
theGRIO Q&A - Gloria Allred has strong words for Herman Cain, relating in a recent phone interview with theGrio that, 'He's in very big trouble.'...
SLIDESHOW - Who will follow in Rosa Parks' footsteps? There are several young women rising through the activism ranks, many of whom could someday be just as revered as the late civil rights icon...
SLIDESHOW - Black celebrities who have died of AIDS sometimes do not receive the attention that others lost to this terrible disease often do. TheGrio wants to say: We remember you...
theGRIO REPORT - The Conrad Murray sentencing has brought even more grief to Michael Jackson's mother, who says 4 years is not enough...
theGRIO REPORT - You will have to buy the book for yourself to figure out where the drug running and double-dealing come in...