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theGrio REPORT - On the heels of their success with the Academy Award nominated feature film “Selma," Oprah Winfrey and Ava DuVernay are already working on their next collaboration.
theGrio REPORT - During an interview on CNN today, Mike Huckabee argued that Christians with “gay friends,” should still oppose marriage equality out of respect for the bible.
theGrio REPORT - January 31st marked the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Thirteenth Amendment, which abolished slavery.

theGrio REPORT - Kanye West and president Barack Obama haven't always been on the best of terms.
A 13-year-old Baltimore girl needed 10 stitches in her head after a police officer hit her with a baton in an altercation caught on video.Video released yesterday shows the altercation between an officer and a girl, identified as Diamond. At first, Diamond’s...
theGrio REPORT - This week Mary Cheney, the openly gay daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, posed a controversial question on a private Facebook message

theGrio REPORT - J. Cole is giving back to his community in a very personal way.
theGrio REPORT - Jill Scott and Eve have been making the rounds to promote their new Lifetime movie With This Ring and on Friday they were guests of Shade 45’s Sway In The Morning with host Sway Calloway.
theGrio REPORT - Eighteen students at Arizona State University are enrolled in a new, controversial English class called “U.S. Race Theory; the Problem of Whiteness.

theGrio REPORT - The seemed like a normal happy family. But now the friends, family and neighbors of Jonathan Walker are in disbelief as they grapple to understand what would cause him to kill his wife, 7-year-old daughter and mother-in-law before eventually turning the gun on himself.
theGrio REPORT - On Friday a Bayonne police officer was arrested by federal agents on civil rights charges for allegedly beating a suspect with a flashlight in 2013, leaving the man permanently disfigured.
theGrio REPORT - Chris Brown is now in the middle of yet another criminal investigation - except this time he's the victim.
theGrio REPORT - At the iHeartRadio Summit on Jan. 21, Kanye West played a new song featuring Rihanna and Paul McCartney to an audience of mostly industry insiders.
OPINION - When a young boy from Brooklyn attending Mott Hall Bridges Academy told a photographer about the most influential person in his life - his principal, Ms. Nadia Lopez - I'm sure he had no idea her life or the lives of he and his classmates were about to change...
theGrio REPORT - David Vanzo’s mother died two weeks ago just days short of her 91st birthday. Now police are alleging that on the day she passed he took his mother’s dead body to the bank.
theGrip REPORT - President Barack Obama believes even more states will decided to legalize marijuana and says they should.
theGrio REPORT - Several other stars are going that surprise album route, the latest being CeeLo Green.
theGrio REPORT - Melonie Joyce Martin faces a charge of battery and terroristic threats after she allegedly attacked fellow South Cobb High School basketball coach following a team loss.
theGrio REPORT - Larry Wilmore's credo on Comedy Central's new talk show The Nightly Show, is of "keeping it 100." - and it appears he is a man of his word.
OPINION - The current guidelines are weighted towards people that already have their foot in the door, and they don't allow for diversity to occur at the rate needed to influence significant change...