MEMPHIS–A Memphis mother is angered with Galilee Memorial Gardens, for failing to identify her deceased newborn child’s grave site in a desired time. The Grio Reports: The men at the cemetery could not identify the grave site since they were out of town until 6 pm on Thursday. They marked the grave early the next […]

CHICAGO — The former director of a historic Black cemetery south of Chicago was convicted Friday in a money-making scheme that involved digging up bodies and reselling plots, a development that left still-bitter relatives reliving the grief of not knowing their loved ones’ final resting place. The Grio Reports: Carolyn Towns, 51, of Blue Island, […]

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. — An effort to bury the N-word at a California graveyard is gaining momentum. For more than a half-century, 36 grave markers in an El Dorado Hills cemetery 30 miles east of Sacramento have been marked with the provocative racial epithet. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released documents Tuesday acknowledging […]