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theGRIO REPORT - The murder of Emmett Till is just as relevant today as it was in 1955 when his death not only sparked an avalanche of public outrage and fear across the South...
theGRIO REPORT - Martin says he hopes in time his son will be remembered for the young man he truly was -- one he often called his best friend...
theGRIO REPORT - On Tuesday, 61-year-old Howard Morgan will go before an Illinois appeals court, seeking the reversal of his conviction and 40-year sentence on attempted murder of the four police officers who shot him...

OPINION - Angela Corey clearly cares deeply about this case. But many people see Alexander as a victim of domestic violence, who tried to fight back, in a state where gun culture is king, but pro-gun laws are applied unevenly..
theGRIO REPORT - Rick Wade says he doesn't consider himself the underdog in his upcoming run for U.S. Senate from South Carolina...
MIAMI BEACH. Fla - Basel Miami Beach 2013 turned 12 years old this year, and it has clearly come of age...

theGRIO REPORT - In April 2012, ALEC saw defections by several major corporate donors as it attracted scrutiny over the role it played in crafting Stand Your Ground laws...
theGRIO REPORT - The absence of hurricanes so far in 2013 bodes well for a sensational Art Basel Season...
ANALYSIS - Rather than remember Kennedy with rose-colored glasses, let us remember him accurately...

theGRIO REPORT - As part of the conditions of his bail, Zimmerman will have to surrender his firearms, which according to Scheib's call to police, include an AR-15, and a Kel-Tec rifle...
OPINION - With so many 'unknown unknowns,' it seems that with closer scrutiny, the White House’s fix looks more like a foul...
theGRIO REPORT - A news release from the Seminole County Sheriff's Office stated that Zimmerman was arrested 'after deputies responded to a disturbance call on Topfield Court in Apopka'...
OPINION - It seems to me that three things have converged to form the perfect storm for the Obama White House and the Affordable Care Act...
theGRIO REPORT - An appeals court threw out the conviction against Alexander in September and the state has set March 31, 2014 as a new trial date...
theGRIO REPORT - The judge in the case of Marissa Alexander, the Florida mother of three who was sentenced to 20 years in prison for firing a warning shot over the head of her husband, who she claimed abused her, made no decision on whether to release her on bond Wednesday ...
theGRIO REPORT - The motion for bond filed by her attorneys includes new details about what Marissa Alexander says she endured at the hands of her husband, Rico Gray...
theGRIO REPORT - Lawyers for Marissa Alexander, the Florida mother sentenced to 20 years for firing a warning shot over the head of her then husband, who she claimed abused her, have filed a motion to have the 32-year-old released on bond...
theGRIO REPORT - While typically, the farm team for both national political parties has consisted of governors and Senators, Democrats have a growing field of star candidates drawn from the urban core...
COLUMN - An unapologetic, open and honest conversation by, for and about Black America...
OPINION - The American people need House Republican leaders to stop playing political games with their livelihoods and pass a budget that strengthens economic growth and job creation...