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VIDEO - This may come as some surprise, but the number of states that ban openly carrying firearms way out number those that do not...
When you fire up the barbeque grills, toss out those beach towels or gaze at fireworks this Fourth of July weekend, consider the many things that would make Independence Day feel truly “independent.” For many African Americans, the weight of financial debt and fiscal insecurity is like a yoke around our necks, dragging down our hopes, dreams and neighborhoods.
theGrio - Charlie Bothuell VI is saying "no comment" in answering questions about the strange disappearance and discovery of his son.
Not much has been heard directly from convicted felon Jeremy Meeks, but on Thursday, he spoke to Inside Edition...
theGRIO REPORT - Just when you though you could not see any more truly unique photographs of the resilient pop star, here’s Harper’s Bazaar Arabia with a twist on middle eastern fashion.
theGRIO - In the latest twist, people who knew the family of 12 year old Charlie Bothuell say a pattern of harsh discipline may have contributed to the Detroit boy's disappearance.
After spending nearly 17 years behind bars in a Louisiana prison on a charge of rape that he did not commit, Nathan Brown, 40, found himself a free man.
As the investigation progresses in the case of a missing 12-year-old Michigan boy found alive in his father's basement, his grandma says her son is not a suspect in the child's disappearance..
VIDEO - The burned remains of a person found behind a vehicle rental facility at 2807 Fowler Street on Thursday have been identified by authorities as Eddie James Owens, 31...
An Orange County, Florida man is facing attempted second-degree murder charges after deputies said he threw hot grits on his neighbor during an argument.
theGRIO REPORT - Congressman Gregory Meeks (D-NY) appeared on 'All In with Chris Hayes' Monday night and talked about the latest developments in Iraq and that lop-sided voice in favor of those who are demanding that President Obama act now...
OPINION - I can’t imagine where I would be without their love and support, and thankfully I don’t have to worry, but I did worry about the tens of thousands of LGBT people across the country who didn’t have the same built-in family safety net I did...
theGRIO REPORT - Local authorities are asking for the public’s help as they attempt to track down Nicole Goodlett, who was first reported missing on March 12, 2014 by her parents in Spartanburg, South Carolina...
VIDEO - To be exonerated for a crime that you did not commit should be a time to rejoice and take stock in the validation of your innocence.
VIDEO - MSNBC’s Craig Melvin has been exploring the future of the nation’s historically black colleges and universities. In the second part of his series, he discusses how HBCUs can make young black students more viable in the workplace through science, math, technology and engineering...
VIDEO - It is a cruel cliché to say most people in prison say they are innocent. Cruel because in some cases they certainly are...
theGRIO REPORT - When Allies hit the beaches of Normandy 70 years ago this week, there were black soldiers, but the US Army’s assault force was still segregated. In fact, the US First Army Omaha Beach assault team had less than 500 blacks out of 29,714 troops...
VIDEO - The 2012 presidential campaign of Republican candidate Herman Cain ended abruptly amid multiple allegations of sexual harassment...
VIDEO - MSNBC's Craig Melvin explores the legacy of HBCUs, the challenges they face and what the future holds...
VIDEO - When her father died five years ago, there was no question that Jessica Johnson would take over the Bronx, NY- based Johnson Security Bureau...