GRIO'S 100: SWIN CASH

theGRIO's 100 - Swin Cash is an 12-year WNBA veteran and current forward for the Chicago Sky. Her 'Cash for Kids' foundation provides opportunities for young people in communities across the country...

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: SLOANE STEPHENS

theGRIO's 100 - Sloane Stephens is one of the top tennis players in the world and she hasn't even turned 21. 2014 could be Florida native's breakout year and a preview of future dominance in the sport...

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: NICOLE BEHARIE

theGRIO's 100 - Nicole Beharie shined on the big screen opposite Chadwick Boseman in ‘42,' and these days leaves audiences speechless as the star of Fox’s thriller ‘Sleepy Hollow'...
Condola Rashad

GRIO'S 100: CONDOLA RASHAD

theGRIO'S 100 - Condola Rashad might be the daughter of celebrated actress Phylicia Rashad and sportscaster and former professional athlete Ahmad Rashad -- but she is making a big name on her own...

GRIO'S 100: HAILE THOMAS

theGRIO's 100 - Young chef Haile Thomas, 13, works hard to engage, inspire and educate other kids about healthy eating, cooking and living...

GRIO'S 100: ASIA NEWSON

theGRIO'S 100 - Asia has been an inspiration not only to other kids in Detroit but also to business leaders looking to support the city’s growth...
Lupita Nyong'o

GRIO'S 100: LUPITA NYONG'O

theGRIO's 100 - Lupita Nyong'o has become one of Hollywood’s fastest rising stars after her debut role in Steve McQueen’s critically acclaimed drama '12 Years a Slave'...

GRIO'S 100: KAY-CI BELE

theGRIO's 100 - Kay-Ci Bele is a freshman wrestler at Jamestown College in North Dakota. She was a four-time state champion in high school, earning many of her victories against boys...