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YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — When Islamic extremists snatched more than 270 girls from the Chibok boarding school in Nigeria in the dead of night, protests broke out worldwide. The U.S. pledged to help find them, and the #BringBackOurGirls hashtag...
theGRIO REPORT - For these 10 African-Americans, the journey to the West African country of Nigeria was nothing less than a spiritual, cultural pilgrimage...
theGRIO REPORT - Kingston, Jamaica has the Bob Marley Museum. Memphis, Tennessee has Elvis Presley’s Graceland. For the first time ever, fans of the Nigerian superstar Fela Kuti can visit the Kalakuta Museum in Lagos, Nigeria...

theGRIO REPORT - A nationwide pro-atheist campaign launched to coincide with Black History Month has some African-Americans reaffirming their spiritual convictions...
theGRIO VIDEO - Neo-soul singer and home birthing advocate Erykah Badu talks natural childbirth, and her plans for her own growing family...
theGRIO VIDEO - For some black women, home birthing offers a chance to reconnect with their African heritage...

theGrio REPORT - An explanation of home birthing terminology...
theGRIO REPORT - In case you've forgotten, slavery continues to thrive throughout the world- mainly in the form of human trafficking. That's why the United Nations set December 2 as the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery...
theGRIO REPORT - Civil rights groups including the NAACP and People of Faith Against the Death Penalty (PFADP) are fighting against the repeal of the Racial Justice Act of 2009...

theGRIO REPORT- Authors of a newly released say that black women are being told to lower their standards if they want to marry an African-American man...
theGRIO REPORT - O'Neal suffered from complications resulting from a stroke that left him unable to speak in October. His long time battle with diabetes is believed to have led to the stroke...
theGRIO REPORT - Hours before her concert in Dublin on Friday, a nearly exhausted Rihanna made a phone call to Beyonce for help...
theGRIO REPORT- African-Americans have long embraced the honored tradition of Thanksgiving, even during slavery...
theGRIO VIDEO - New York's longest running film festival for filmmakers of color begins November 25 and continues to bring a diverse mix of independent and classic films...
theGRIO REPORT - Former Penn State students say legendary football coach, Joe Paterno failed to address a scandal involving hate letters sent to black football players...
theGRIO REPORT - Twelve of the last 13 new death sentences obtained by the Texas Harris County District Attorney's Office have been against African-Americans...
theGRIO REPORT-The newly launched African Heritage Diet Pyramid is designed specifically for African-Americans "to re-introduce them to lost roots of cuisine, optimal health and beautiful foods.
TheGRIO REPORT - African-Americans feel more positively toward the Occupy Wall Street movement compared to the general public, and want the Obama administration to get tougher with the financial sector...
theGRIO REPORT- Empowered with a needle and thread, Rwandan-natives, Emelienne Nyiramana and Therese Iribagiza have changed their lives...
theGRIO REPORT - A newly released NBC News/Wall Street Journal/theGrio.com poll finds that 49 percent of African-Americans feel the country is headed in the right direction, versus 38 percent who say the country is on the wrong track...