John Ridley

GRIO'S 100: JOHN RIDLEY

theGRIO'S 100 - John Ridley's screenplay adaption of '12 Years a Slave' from the memoirs of Solomon Northup has taken is journey as a writer reflecting the black experience to new levels...
Questlove: It's a little wild, but the Roots' drummer and Jimmy Fallon bandleader seems to like it that way. Almost as iconic as the man himself, Questlove's 'fro is legendary.

GRIO'S 100: QUESTLOVE

theGRIO's 100: Known professionally as Questlove, he is best known as the drummer and frontman of the Grammy-Award winning band The Roots.....
Billy Porter plays Lola

GRIO'S 100: BILLY PORTER

theGRIO'S 100 - As Lola in 'Kinky Boots', Porter both entertained audiences with his bold talent and advanced acceptance for transgender people in grand style...
WWE wrestler Darren Young (Photo courtesy/WWE)

GRIO'S 100: DARREN YOUNG

theGRIO'S 100 - Darren Young is a professional wrestler for World Wrestling Entertainment. He is one-half of the popular tag team known as 'The Prime Time Players.'...
Chris Paul smiles at a press conference introducing him as a member of the Los Angeles Clippers on December 15, 2011 at the Los Angeles Clippers Training Center in Playa Vista, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

GRIO'S 100: CHRIS PAUL

theGRIO's 100 - Chris Paul is an All-NBA point guard for the Los Angeles Clippers. Since joining the team in 2011, Paul has led the Clippers to back-to-back playoff appearances...
TV personality B. Scott (Photo courtesy of B. Scott Media)

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..
11-year-old boy brings back the bow tie with his company 'Mo's Bows' (12/16/13)

GRIO'S 100: MOZIAH BRIDGES

theGRIO'S 100 - Moziah Bridges was just 9 years old when he decided to take action in light of the fact that he could not find any 'cool' bow ties to fit his budding fashion style...