theGrio's 20 most uplifting stories of 2012

SLIDESHOW - Compiling a list of the year's most positive and uplifting stories isn't as easy as it should be. But this year, there were inspirational moments that made us glad we took the time to search...

Meet the ‘LeBron James of chess’

theGRIO'S 100 - In just four years, Bronx native Justus Williams went from chess novice to being awarded the level of chess master by the United States Chess Federation at age 12, becoming the youngest African American chess master in history...