GRIO'S 100: B. SCOTT

theGRIO'S 100 - An American television personality and Internet celebrity, the openly gay and transgender B. Scott has built his own media empire supported by millions of fans..

GRIO'S 100: IYANLA VANZANT

theGRIO'S 100 - After admitting that her initial show's cancellation sent her into a deep depression, Vanzant bounced back in a major way this past year with her hit show on Oprah's OWN network, 'Fix My Life'...

GRIO'S 100: ARSENIO HALL

theGRIO'S 100 - After decades spent largely out of the limelight, Hall has made a triumphant return to the world of late night comedy with his new incarnation of 'The Arsenio Hall Show'...

GRIO'S 100: RAY LEWIS

theGRIO'S 100 - Having gone out on top, Lewis made the transition from player to professional sports commentator for ESPN this year...

GRIO'S 100: FAITH JENKINS

THE GRIO'S 100 - Jenkins' star really began to shine when she offered up her analysis of the ongoing developments in the George Zimmerman trial in the death of Trayvon Martin during 2013...
Vanessa Bush, new editor of Essence

GRIO'S 100: VANESSA BUSH

theGRIO'S 100 - After spending roughly a decade in the trenches at Essence magazine Vanessa Bush assumed the long-vacant role of editor-in-chief this past summer...