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OPINION - The Mandela bashing is a moment that should go down in history as the moment the tea party may have gone a bridge too far...
theGRIO REPORT - These potential conflicts and Bratton’s record as a stop-and-frisk supporter will likely make him a very controversial pick...
theGRIO REPORT - In March, Alexander will face a new jury at her second trial which was awarded after an appeals court found that the judge improperly instructed the jury on self-defense...
OPINION - For conservative commentators who frequently lambast Reverend Al Sharpton for being a race hustler they were sure quick to request his help with this new manufactured crisis supposedly sweeping the nation...
OPINION - It’s a shame that Trayvon Martin was not granted the same level of compassion and empathy as Zimmerman’s girlfriend...
OPINION - Rafael Cruz, the senator’s father is an evangelical pastor whose colorful and often offensive rhetoric, could be a liability in any campaign for the White House in 2016...
theGRIO REPORT - Alexander was denied use of Stand Your Ground and was convicted and sentenced to a mandatory 20 years in prison for firing a warning shot at her abusive husband, Rico Gray, Sr...
OPINION - For the uninitiated, Mayor Ford is not the only politician to get caught on video smoking crack cocaine...
OPINION - This unfair stigmatization of the poor is becoming more commonplace as Republicans on all levels cut back on benefits in the name of budgetary constraints...
OPINION - As the fight for women’s reproductive freedom continues in earnest on the state level, the anti-choicers that Paul was trying to pander to, should have to explain why they should be taken seriously, when they are driven by the plot of a science fiction movie...
theGRIO REPORT - Today, the conservative leaning Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a new affirmative action case out of Michigan...
OPINION - Maybe Florida Governor Rick Perry should have listened to everyone who warned that voter purging is highly flawed...
OPINION - The Catholic senator needs to review the 'love thy neighbor' portion of the Bible that Republicans love to quote so much, because he just withdrew his support for Miami-Dade circuit judge William Thomas an openly gay black nominee for the federal bench...
OPINION - As much as it must pain activists to agree with Republican Senator Rand Paul, who is not particularly strong on issues of structural inequality, his views on the war on drugs are right on target...
OPINION - Mayor Michael Bloomberg played the 'racist' card against Democratic mayoral frontrunner Bill deBlasio in a recent interview with New York magazine...
OPINON - African-Americans were very outspoken in criticizing the United States for not intervening in Rwanda, but the current humanitarian crisis is not inducing that same support...
theGRIO REPORT - This case could mean that when commiserating with their coworkers black people may need to be much more careful with their language, or else they may open themselves up to future employment discrimination lawsuits...
OPINION - The self appointed mentor to the black community spouted off a pretty outrageous list of issues he thinks African-Americans need to address on the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington...
OPINION - To put Dr. King in an American reality of a decade more or war in the Middle East, confronting the developing disaster in Syria would put President Obama right at odds with Dr. King’s anti-war legacy...
theGRIO REPORT - Congresswoman Wilson is living by example and is a role model for young people in the black community about being successful, remaining grounded, and prioritizing your health...