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theGRIO REPORT - Alabama voters turned down an amendment to the state's constitution in Tuesday's elections that would have removed racist language from the document...
theGRIO REPORT - The first African American graduate from the United States Air Force Academy has passed away.
theGRIO REPORT - While President Barack Obama and supporters celebrated his victorious win last night, black politicians in the Republican Party were experiencing less luck in their race for Congress.
theGRIO REPORT - It may come as no surprise that conservative veteran rock musician Ted Nugent is less than pleased with the outcome of the election last night...
theGRIO REPORT - CeCe Olisa's struggle with her weight isn't one that's unfamiliar in the African-American community...
theGRIO REPORT - Only minutes after being declared the projected winner of the 2012 election, President Barack Obama made history again -- this time on Twitter...
theGRIO REPORT - Nine months after Trayvon Martin's death, and in the midst of election season, a non-partisan organization has been building on that energy to bring the hoodies back - this time to the polls.
theGRIO REPORT - The Franklin County Board of Elections has rejected requests from True the Vote to place poll watchers at precincts around Central Ohio...
theGRIO REPORT - In an interview today with the Huffington Post, documentary filmmaker Michael Moore shared his thoughts on how much he thinks race has played a role in this year's election...
theGRIO REPORT - Fox News' Sean Hannity, host of The Sean Hannity Show, joined the ranks of a number of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram users who have posted photos of their ballots online today.
theGRIO REPORT - A Republican senator in Arizona is being accused of sending Democratic voters to the wrong polling location...
theGRIO REPORT - The time has come: there are less than 24 hours until Americans cast their votes for the next president. In preparation for Election Day, we've compiled a list of five things you need to remember before heading to the polls tomorrow....
theGRIO REPORT - A Navy veteran who was charged with resisting arrest and assaulting a police officer is claiming she was a victim of police brutality, WTVD reports...
theGRIO REPORT - Civil rights groups sent a letter to Assistant U.S. Attorney General Thomas Perez today about alleged efforts between the Pennsylvania Republican Party and the Pittsburgh Tea Party to target Pittsburgh precincts with large numbers of African-American voters...
theGRIO REPORT - This connection, built out of destruction, is what makes the project so touching...
theGRIO REPORT - City officials are investigating after anti-Obama paraphernalia was found at a South Florida fire station last week...
theGRIO REPORT - Nicki Minaj's performances and interviews are always a surprise because people never know which of her alter egos they'll get...
SLIDESHOW - The 2012 Black Girls Rock! awards, held on October 13, was a successful event, attended by the who's who of black Hollywood...
theGRIO REPORT - The Romney campaign's decision Tuesday to suddenly change a scheduled victory rally in Ohio into a storm-relief event in the wake of Hurricane Sandy is being criticized by pundits as a staged photo opportunity...
theGRIO REPORT - Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted allegedly ordered for 'experimental software patches' to be installed on vote counting machines in a number of Ohio counties...