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theGRIO REPORT - Noah Pozner, one of the 20 child victims from last month's Sandy Hook elementary shooting, laid in an open casket for his wake which conjures memories of Emmett Till, the innocent African-American boy murdered by two white men...
theGRIO REPORT - Hadiya Pendleton's murder in Chicago shook the nation two days ago and fans across the country have banded behind the young honor-student to share their condolences and to highlight the problem of gun violence in the U.S...
theGRIO REPORT - NBC confirms that a video which has surfaced on YouTube featuring a young Hadiya Pendleton, the 15 year-old girl whose life was suddenly cut short due to a gang-related shooting in Chicago yesterday, appears to be a public service announcement against gang violence...

theGRIO REPORT - A teacher and two students at a Las Vegas performing arts school are under fire from parents after photos emerged of a student wearing a Ku Klux Klan robe for a U.S. history project earlier this month...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Olympic gymnast Gabrielle is donating personal items to the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture...
theGRIO REPORT - The newly constructed One World Trade Center stands as a beacon of historical significance and remembrance for those affected by the September 11th terrorist attacks more than a decade ago...

theGRIO REPORT - Ohio, one of the biggest battleground states during this past presidential election, may be getting an update on the state's voting regulations...
theGRIO REPORT - Indiana's first African-American physician is being honored on Tuesday more than a century after his death with a commemorative grave marker...
VIDEO - The loss of a child is devastating for a parent, and Whitney Houston's mother Cissy is no different...

theGRIO REPORT - UNCF is credited for being the country's largest minority education organization that supports the education of over 60,000 students each year and gives scholarships to 15,000 deserving students...
Is Tiger Woods already out on the dating scene?The Today show is investigating rumors that the golf superstar  is romancing  Olympic skiing champion Lindsey Vonn.  When rumors started floating around the web that the three-time World Cup champion was...
theGRIO REPORT - Robin Roberts returned to the set of Good Morning America yesterday morning for the first time since her bone marrow transplant this past September...
theGRIO REPORT - National Rifle Association board member and rock musician Ted Nugent is stirring some controversy with his latest interview on Guns.com...
theGRIO REPORT - First lady Michelle Obama appeared to be irritated by Speaker of the House John Boehner at the Inauguration Day luncheon yesterday.
NBC NEWS - A thumbs-up from the president and a handshake from the vice president - all in a day's work for Al Roker...
theGRIO REPORT - When singer Aretha Franklin stepped out to sing 'My Country, 'Tis of Thee' for President Barack Obama's first inauguration in 2009, it wasn't her performance that stole the show, but instead it was her over-sized grey bow hat that became the most-talked about accessory of the event...
theGRIO REPORT - Did Oscar winning actor Morgan Freeman attend the President Barack Obama's inauguration today? According to Good Morning America anchor George Stephanopolous, he did...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Minutes after his inauguration speech Monday, President Barack Obama signed documents officially submitting top administration nominations to the Senate...
NBC NEWS - When President Barack Obama noted 'our gay brothers and sisters' and their struggle for civil rights in his inaugural speech on Monday, he was making history...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders have given President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden gifts, including flags that flew over the Capitol, to celebrate their inauguration.House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio presented the flags and said he hoped...