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theGRIO REPORT - An Orlando woman is reeling after a minor verbal encounter with the son of an off duty police officer ended with her being slammed to the ground in handcuffs.
theGRIO REPORT - Allure Magazine has seen better days. A spread in the magazine's August issue on afros screamed cultural appropriation and ignorance as the latest summer fad - thereby igniting a flurry of pushback on black Twitter...
theGRIO REPORT - Last year, celebrity chef and avid racist Paula Deen told Matt Lauer in an exclusive interview that she had allegedly “learned so much” from the backlash she received when racist remarks she once made became public.
theGRIO REPORT - Online dating took a dangerous turn for one Houston man last week. According to Harris County Sheriff deputies, 18 year old Brittany Davis has been arrested for allegedly setting up an online dating profile in order to lure a man to get robbed.
theGRIO REPORT - Usher, the headlining act at this years Essence Festival, chose to make quite the statement during his Saturday evening performance. The singer dawned a leather jacket that read, "Have we truly achieved our independence?" written on the back and a "Juneteenth" t-shirt with "July Fourth" crossed out during the independence day set.
theGRIO REPORT - The Klu Klux Klan will be hosting a weekend of Labor Day festivities later this year - and they plan to make it a family affair.
theGRIO REPORT - The sister of Dylann Roof launched an online campaign this week to raise $5000 for a planned wedding and honeymoon that had been subsequently cancelled in the wake of the massacre...
theGRIO REPORT - Misty Copeland has officially become the first African-American female principal dancer in the 75-year history of the American Ballet Theater, according to the New York Times...
theGRIO REPORT - A Texas man who served 18 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit now has the power to prevent similar miscarriages of justice.
theGRIO REPORT - A coalition of nongovernmental organizations are reporting that nearly 60,000 Dominican born children and teenagers are at risk of being left stateless by the Dominican government.
theGRIO REPORT - Victor Cruz keeps scoring touchdowns in the fashion world. The 28-year-old New York Giants star has officially been unveiled as the latest face of Givenchy - starring in its fall/winter 2015 campaign.
theGRIO REPORT - PBS has announced the postponement of the forthcoming season of Finding Your Roots, determining that an episode omitting references to Ben Affleck's slave owning lineage violated its standards.
theGRIO REPORT - New York Times columnist Timothy Egan appeared on CNN Tonight with Don Lemon Tuesday to defend a provocative piece he authored arguing for President Obama to apologize on behalf of the United States for slavery...
theGRIO REPORT - Great news. Comedian Tracy Morgan will soon be receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame...
OPINION - As of Thursday, the Dominican Republic has chosen to proceed with the cleansing of its immigration rolls, implementing a policy of forcible expulsion of black persons who are or can be perceived as being of Haitian descent. The policy, which violates various international treaties and conventions, is a clear-cut case of ethnic cleansing...
theGRIO REPORT - Awful timing. Charleston's main daily newspaper The Post and Courier apologized Thursday after an some editions of the paper included advertisements for a gun range...
theGRIO REPORT - The Texas police officer at the center of the McKinney pool party incident resigned this week. But the adults involved in a fight that witnesses say preceded the officer's actions are also beginning to face consequences...
theGRIO REPORT - Two Baltimore police officers have stepped forward for an anonymous interview with CNN Wednesday to provide their thoughts regarding a stark rise in gun violence that is currently plaguing the city...
theGRIO REPORT - A Mississippi family has reason to cheer again. A school official has decided to drop charges against three people he alleged had disobeyed instructions to hold back cheers during a recent high school graduation ceremony...
theGRIO REPORT - A Georgia coroner has ruled the death of 22-year-old Matthew Ajibade, a Nigerian student at Atlanta's Savannah College of Art and Design, a homicide by blunt force trauma to the head and upper body inflicted at the Chatham County Detention Center in January.