GRIO'S 100: REV. AL SHARPTON

theGRIO'S 100 - As a recognized media professional and an avid activist, Rev. Sharpton has proven that he is committed to a cause that brings the issues of injustice to the forefront...

GRIO'S 100: JASON COLLINS

theGRIO'S 100 - Jason Collins made headlines this year when he became the first openly gay active American athlete in a professional sports league...

GRIO'S 100: SYBRINA FULTON

theGRIO'S 100 - Following the death of her son, Fulton was catapulted to the national stage and she used her new platform to speak out against Florida’s Stand Your Ground laws, racial profiling and gun violence...

GRIO'S 100: HARRY BELAFONTE

theGRIO 100 - This past year alone, Belafonte was at the forefront of a number of hot-button issues but the most noteworthy of all was his activism in the aftermath of the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin...

GRIO'S 100: JAMIE FOXX

theGRIO'S 100 - Since become an A-List star, Foxx has used his popularity to be a positive influence through social activism...

GRIO'S 100: PHILLIP AGNEW

theGRIO'S 100 - Agnew established the Dream Defenders after he led a many-man 40-mile march from Daytona Beach to Sanford, Fla. where 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was killed...

GRIO'S 100: COREY BROOKS

theGRIO'S 100 - Pastor Brooks has exemplified true leadership, passion and guidance through his hands-on work in the crime-infested communities of Chicago and beyond...

THE GRIO'S 100: JANAYE INGRAM

theGRIO'S 100 - Janaye Ingram, 34, is the acting Executive Director of the Harlem-based National Action Network, a leading civil rights organization fighting for equal justice for all people...

GRIO'S 100: BETHANN HARDISON

theGRIO'S 100 - As an advocate for increasing diversity on the runway, Bethann Hardison led the charge and called on some of fashion’s biggest brands to include more women of color...