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theGRIO REPORT - Tom Joyner, Tavis Smiley's onetime friend and host of the show that made Smiley a household name among many Black Americans, slammed Smiley's comments, saying his former protege is 'fascinated with his own legacy'...
OPINION - One of the most persistent truisms in politics is that America is a center-right nation...
theGRIO REPORT - As President Barack Obama begins his second term, it's a second term for his family too, with four more years in the political and media spotlight...
theGRIO REPORT - President Barack Obama's second inaugural is in full swing in Washington, and so is the spirit of entrepreneurship...
theGRIO REPORT - Some 5,000 military kids, their parents, and local Washington D.C. school children packed into the Washington Convention Center Saturday night for the kids' inaugural ball...
OPINION - Of all the locations to hold a retreat in all of the world, they had to choose this one...
theGRIO REPORT - The bureau has not had a permanent director since Congress required its director to face Senate confirmation in 2006...
theGRIO REPORT - Allen West may be out of congress, but the tea party firebrand Allen West has carved out a place in history ... or at least on eBay...
theGRIO EXCLUSIVE - Less than two months after 21-year-old Ernest Hoskins was shot to death by his boss during a lunch meeting at the boss' home, an eyewitness has come forward, in an exclusive interview with theGrio, to describe what she saw...
NEWS - Despite the shock over the massacre of children and teachers in Newtown, Connecticut, not much has changed in the U.S., when it comes to gun violence, Melissa Harris-Perry illustrated on her show Sunday...
theGRIO REPORT - The House of Representatives cast its votes for speaker on Thursday, and while John Boehner won his gavel back - he wasn't the only candidate to get votes...
theGRIO REPORT - After years of claims that they were wrongly convicted, nine African-American men and one white women wrongly imprisoned for an arson fire in North Carolina that stemmed from racial unrest over integrated schools have been pardoned...
OPINION - It was a bad day for the Republican Party, which already has, to put it mildly, an image problem with minorities and women...
theGRIO REPORT - The defense in the second degree murder case of George Zimmerman has released a color photo showing Zimmerman's face on the night he shot and killed Trayvon Martin...
theGRIO REPORT - A Halloween picture could come back to haunt NBA players Tin Duncan and Tony Parker...
theGRIO REPORT - If there were problems between Kansas City Chiefs player Jovan Belcher and his girlfriend, Kassandra Michelle Perkins, they were not obvious on Facebook, where they were the picture of a happy family. Clearly, the reality was different...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt offered his condolences Sunday to the families affected by the murder-suicide involving one of his players, calling it 'an incredibly difficult 24 hours for our family'...
theGRIO REPORT - Mitt Romney met with President Barack Obama in the Oval Office today, the first time the two have spoken in person since the presidential election...
OPINION - Ethics scandals, personal failings and a political rise cut short threaten to cloud the Jackson family legacy...
OPINION - In today's congressional GOP, this is what diversity looks like...