Todd Johnson

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VIDEO - Phoenix Pastor Warren Stewart began hearing fewer "amens" from his congregation when he started voicing his opposition to his state's new immigration law ...
VIDEO - For three decades, west coast rapper Ice Cube has covered plenty of ground in the entertainment industry. But label him at your own peril...
theGRIO VIDEO - The Brooklyn lawmaker used $2000 of his campaign funds to pay for six 22-foot anti-sagging billboards...

theGRIO VIDEO - At 22, Johnathan Lee Iverson became the youngest and first African-American ringmaster at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey...
VIDEO - The need for President Barack Obama to outline a specific agenda for blacks has been the center of much debate for the last month...
VIDEO - 'Diff'rent Strokes' star Todd Bridges shares how he overcame drug addiction and self-hatred in his new book, 'Killing Willis'...

VIDEO - Take a ride down Broad Street in Selma, and history will greet you nearly every block...
VIDEO - Selma would provide a spark for then-President Lyndon B. Johnson to sign the 1965 Voting Rights Act...
VIDEO - 'Precious' director Lee Daniels is "just happy" to be nominated for an Oscar...

VIDEO - A new film looks at how the tragic murder of a Vietnam veteran prompted a small North Carolina town's black community to stand up and fight back...
VIDEO - Ad executive Tom Burrell has seen first-hand how images can influence consumer thoughts and behaviors...
VIDEO - At the first day of the National Tea Party Convention, the scene was far more subdued, but the message was clear: Federal government, get out of our way...
TheGrio's 100 - An Olympic hopeful and a fighter; Seun Adebiyi leads the Herculean feat of increasing minority bone marrow donor registration...
VIDEO - Singing once filled the classrooms at this Salesian mission school in Cite Soleil - in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti. Now, there is only silence...
DISPATCH - There are people in Haiti like you and me -- workers, store owners, craftsman, brothers, teachers, nurses. Let's not just give them one big 'devastated' label...
VIDEO - theGrio's Todd Johnson speaks with Marc Germaine, who has reopened a Port-au-Prince school and transformed it into a refuge for earthquake victims...
VIDEO - In Haiti, people are searching for hope in any way they can. That means forming communities when there are no other options...
DISPATCH -Todd Johnson: Karl Alexis just shakes his head when asked if he ever imagined an earthquake could strike his native Haiti...
DISPATCH - Todd Johnson on being dispatched to cover the earthquake in Haiti.
VIDEO - Seun Adebiyi is proud of his many accomplishments -- graduating from Yale Law School, working for Goldman Sachs and even training for the 2014 Winter Olympics...