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...

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...

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.'...

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...

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: 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...

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: SHAUN T.

theGRIO'S 100 - Shaun T., fitness video mogul, teaches men, women and kids how to shed pounds and burn fat in his videos INSANITY, Hip Hop Abs and Shaun T's Fit Kids Club...
Terrance McKnight

GRIO'S 100: TERRANCE MCKNIGHT

theGRIO'S 100 - Terrance McKnight reaches a dedicated audience of music enthusiasts every weekday evening as a radio host for New York City's storied classical station WQXR, but he is so much more...

GRIO'S 100: LAVERNE COX

theGRIO's 100 - Trangender actress Laverne Cox is the breakout star of Netflix’s hit series ‘Orange is the New Black,' and is creating her own lane in Hollywood defying...