The cast of The Wiz, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell, Diana Ross and Ted Ross. The movie was directed by Sidney Lumet and produced by Universal Studios. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archive/Getty Images)

Controversy over all-white 'Wiz' cast

theGRIO REPORT - One parent, Letrice Titus, is concerned that the musical director along with school officials did not do enough to increase diversity for the production...
(Courtesy of Eunique Jones Photography)

Kids pose as famous black figures

theGRIO REPORT - Photographer Eunique Jones' photo series, 'Because of them, we can...' , has made a splash on the Internet as a unique and creative take on the importance of Black History Month...
Pauline Copes-Johnson (Video still via theGrio.com)

Tubman relative's black history lesson

theGRIO Q&A - Pauline Copes-Johnson,85, is the great-grandniece, and her daughter Deirdre Stanford, 64, is the great-great grandniece of Harriet Tubman has been giving presentations about Harriet Tubman's life for over ten years...