joyannreid

565 POSTS 0 COMMENTS
theGRIO REPORT - The media, the New Black Panthers, Eric Holder and Rev. Al Sharpton -- even the Florida governor and its attorney general, few are spared in a newly released e-book by Robert Zimmerman Sr...
theGRIO REPORT - A jury of six women will deliberate in George Zimmerman's second degree murder trial in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin...
theGRIO REPORT - Tracy Martin has been preparing for his second Father's Day without the son family members and Trayvon Martin's former football coach have described as so close to his father...
theGRIO REPORT - It's been 50 years since Medgar Evers was murdered in front of his home in Jackson, Mississippi, but the pain is still raw for his widow, Myrlie Evers Williams...
theGRIO REPORT - The Martin shooting tore open longstanding wounds between Sanford's black community and its police department, with residents alleging decades of police harassment of black residents..
COLUMBIA, S.C. Sometimes the line forms before the doors open at 9 a.m. at Harvest Hope Food Bank, a part of the Feeding America network. Chris Daly, chief operating officer of Harvest Hope, told me on Tuesday, 'it gets you when they’re here before you'....
theGRIO REPORT - More than 700 people gathered in Miami on Saturday for what was billed as a 'community program of peace, justice and prayer' ...
theGRIO REPORT - While the wage gap has shrunk, it remains remarkably high, and persistent, particularly for women of color...
theGRIO REPORT - During a court hearing last Tuesday, an attorney for George Zimmerman, accused of second degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, said the defense was in possession of video from Martin's phone, showing that the teen videotaped 'two buddies of his beating up a homeless guy.' On Sunday, the attorney, Mark O'Mara, backtracked...
MOORE, Oklahoma (AP) - President Barack Obama on Sunday visited tornado-devastated Moore, Oklahoma, consoling people staggered by the loss of life and property...
theGRIO REPORT - With his second degree murder trial looming, George Zimmerman's defense attorneys on Thursday posted several items from discovery in the case, including texts and photos from Trayvon Martin's cellphone...
OPINION - Recently, the GOP has seized on potential African-American conservative stars like famed Johns Hopkins surgeon Dr. Ben Carson, only to have them go up in a ball of rhetorical flames...
NBC NEWS - For Louisiana, the stakes could not be higher: it has the worst gun murder rate in the nation, and the highest the rate of children killed with guns...
OPINION - Finally, we have something out of the Heritage Foundation that is entirely accurate...
theGRIO REPORT - Amid the uproar, and calls for investigations, over IRS employees using inappropriate criteria and questions to vet applications for 501(c)4 non-profit status by tea party groups, a few facts are falling through the cracks...
OPINION - Where was the outrage when the IRS audited the NAACP in 2004?...
OPINION - A mammogram isn't something you stare into space twirling your hair thinking about twice. If you don't have a family history, get a baseline at 35 and annually once you hit 40. If you do have a family history, you probably have to start earlier...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Police late Monday identified a 19-year-old man as a suspect in the shooting of about 20 people during a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans, saying several people had identified him as the gunman captured by surveillance camera videos...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police hope a $10,000 reward and blurry surveillance camera images will lead to arrests in a Mother's Day shooting that wounded 19 people and showed again how far the city has to go to shake a persistent culture of violence that belies the city's festive image...
theGRIO REPORT - The Harvard dissertation wasn't the only instance where Jason Richwine asserted that whites are genetically more intelligent than non-whites. And Hispanics haven't been his only targets...