Todd Johnson

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VIDEO - Rwanda and Kenya might as well be on another planet for most middle-school students. But not at Team Academy in Newark, New Jersey...
VIDEO - Webcams aren't usually accused of holding biases. But after one consumer took to YouTube to criticize HP's Deluxe Webcam, the Internet buzz began...
VIDEO - The latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows a 47 percent approval rating for President Barack Obama...

VIDEO - Rev. Jesse Jackson continues to push President Barack Obama to make black unemployment more of a priority in his administration...
VIDEO - High school juniors Devonte Escoffery and Stephon Adams have made their school's debate team their number one priority...
VIDEO - NBA Hall of Famer Earvin "Magic" Johnson is still dishing out assists, even if he's not in command of the Los Angeles Lakers' "Showtime" offense...

Cornel West calls his new memoir, "Brother West: Living and Loving Out Loud," his "most unique work yet."
VIDEO - Educator Cornel West sat down with theGrio to discuss how unemployment is affecting African-Americans...
VIDEO - A multi-million dollar building project sounded a lot more practical for New Hope Baptist Church back in April 2007...

VIDEO - Ssanyu Birigwa and her sister Mirembe have two words for the struggling economy: "Thank you."
VIDEO - When Byron Pitts was 18 years old, his dream was to work for "60 Minutes" by the time he was 45. Raised by his mother in East Baltimore, Pitts was functionally illiterate until the age of 12...
VIDEO - "Cancer was really foolish to attack my body," said Lesa Francis, who was diagnosed with breast cancer last December...
theGRIO VIDEO - Sometimes, it takes a student to school the teacher. And this is what happened to sixth-grade teacher Robbie Curry last week...
VIDEO - As suspects in the beating death of 16-year-old Derrion Albert appear in court Monday, experts continue to question the cause for violence...
VIDEO - It was just a joke. But not to Mayor Cory Booker of Newark, NJ. In September, talk show host Conan O'Brien dissed the mayor's attempt...
VIDEO - Health care reform takes time, but 26-year-old Melissa Horsford is tired of waiting...
VIDEO - Marina Franklin's everyday comedy helped land her a spot on NBC's "The Jay Leno Show" ...
theGRIO VIDEO - It's been nearly seven years since actor Derek Luke made his film debut in "Antwone Fisher." Recently, he portrayed Sean "Diddy" Combs in the biopic "Notorious."
theGRIO VIDEO -- New York City's murder rate has dropped nearly 15 percent compared to last year, according to the New York City Police Department. But East Harlem's 23rd Precinct is another story...
the GRIO VIDEO - Jordan Sarazin was in foster care just five months after she was born. But in 2006, everything changed...