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theGRIO REPORT - Angelo Carusone, the organizer behind the 'Dump Trump' petition speaks with theGrio about what he wants from Macy's and about his inspiration behind his successful StopBeck campaign...
theGRIO REPORT - Civil rights activist and law professor Sherrilyn Ifill has been named the President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund...
theGRIO REPORT - Chicago AP History teacher Colby Burnett is headed to the final rounds of the Jeopardy! Teachers Tournament. If he wins, he'll take home a $100,000 prize and secure a spot in the Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions...
theGRIO REPORT - Texas education commissioner Michael Williams is considering a new rating system that takes the achievement gap into account when measuring schools' performances each year...
theGRIO REPORT - New numbers show that the 2012 Obama campaign's digital fundraising brought in even more money than the successful tactic did in 2008...
theGRIO REPORT - Members of Congress have introduced election reform bills that would aim to reduce long waits at the polls and clear confusion around the voting process...
theGRIO REPORT - Franchise owners of restaurants like Applebee's and Olive Garden are promising to take drastic measures to avoid the cost of Obamacare, including cutting employees' hours to part-time...
theGRIO REPORT - Solange Knowles takes to Twitter after TSA patted her afro down in a Miami airport Wednesday...
theGRIO REPORT - John Metz, the owner of 40 Denny's restaurants, is pushing back against Obamacare by planning to add a 5 percent surcharge to customers' bills...
theGRIO REPORT - Anti-tax crusader Grover Norquist has his own opinion on why President Barack Obama won the elections: Mitt Romney was portrayed as a 'poopy head'...
theGRIO REPORT - A local New York organization is planning a restoration project for nearly two dozen African American war veteran graves in the Town of Rye...
theGRIO REPORT - An interactive map tracks the most hateful tweets following President Barack Obama's re-election...
theGRIO REPORT - Hardin County Republican treasurer Peter Morrison thinks things would be better off if Texas just separated from the country...
theGRIO REPORT - California residents voted to pass Proposition 36, the ballot measure aimed at reforming the state's controversial Three Strikes law.
theGRIO REPORT - Tuskegee Airman Herbert Carter died Thursday at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika...
theGRIO REPORT - Here are five of the excuses conservatives of the Republican Party are giving for their loss election night...
theGRIO REPORT - President Barack Obama wiped away tears as he thanked supporters the day after elections for all their hard work in the past year.
theGRIO REPORT - Maleik Carr didn't hesitate when he and his little sister were confronted by unleashed pitbulls on their way to the bus stop.
theGRIO REPORT - Steven Horsford has cemented his name in Nevada's history books as the first black congressman to represent the state in Congress...
theGRIO REPORT - Daniel Day-Lewis borrowed a page from Clint Eastwood's book last night as he accepted an award at the BAFTA Britannia Awards event...