WNBA forward Swin Cash (Photo/Derek Blanks)

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...
Trayvon Martin's mother Sybrina Fulton. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

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...
Sloane Stephens of the United States reacts after a point against Mandy Minella of Luxembourg during their first round women's singles match on Day One of the 2013 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 26, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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...
Life Coach and Author Iyanla Vanzant speaks onstage at the 2013 WICT Leadership Conference at the New York Marriott on October 8, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Women in Cable Telecommunications)

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'...
Nicole Beharie speaks onstage during the “Sleepy Hollow” panel discussion at the FOX portion of the 2013 Summer Television Critics Association tour - Day 9 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on August 1, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images

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'...