Todd Johnson

Todd Johnson
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theGRIO REPORT - Freshman Jabari Parker has been pretty unstoppable for Duke basketball this year. Former Duke great Elton Brand has taken notice...
theGRIO REPORT - Atlanta Hawks' forward Elton Brand said he never imagined logging more than 40 minutes in back-to-back games in this his 15th NBA season...
VIDEO - They are the three letters that strike fear and anxiety in high school students and their parents: S-A-T...
theGRIO REPORT - Later this month will officially mark 70 years since George Stinney Jr. was first accused of murdering two young white girls in Alcolu, South Carolina...
theGRIO REPORT - Mount Rushmore as a sports analogy has never been as popular as it is now. Thank NBA TV analyst Steve Smith for that...
theGRIO VIDEO - Earlier this week, Dale Hansen ripped some of Sam's critics who said the Missouri All-American had hurt his draft stock by announcing he's gay...
theGRIO REPORT - NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley sat down with President Barack Obama as part of TNT's coverage of the All-Star Game. The interview airs Sunday night during the network's pregame show...
theGRIO REPORT - Myron Rolle is a first-year medical student at the Florida State University College of Medicine. He never appeared in a NFL regular season game, despite his selection by the Tennesee Titans in 2010...
theGRIO REPORT - For all of the focus on how the 'locker room' will react to NFL prospect Michael Sam's announcement that he's gay, it's easy to forget that he has to get drafted first...
theGRIO REPORT - Ebony Nettles-Bey is a junior forward for the Verona High School girl's basketball team in Verona, Wisconsin. Last summer, Nettles-Bey was diagnosed with stage four Rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare form of cancer...
theGRIO SLIDESHOW - Russell Wilson's Seahawks dominated Peyton Manning's Broncos and never trailed in Super Bowl XLVIII. With his victory, Wilson also became just the second African-American to win a Super Bowl as starting quarterback...
theGRIO SLIDESHOW - The Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos were the NFL's top teams from their respective conferences. It's fitting that the Broncos' top-ranked offense will face the Seahawks' top-ranked defense to determine who is truly the 'Champs.'...
theGRIO REPORT - A child psychiatrist said it was her professional opinion that George Stinney Jr.'s alleged confession was "coerced, compliant false" confession...
theGRIO REPORT - A hearing to determine whether or not an executed teen deserves a new trial ended without a ruling, Tuesday. Nearly 70 years ago, George Stinney Jr. was executed in South Carolina after he was convicted of murdering two young girls using a railroad spike...
theGRIO VIDEO - A hearing date has reportedly been set in the push to 'reopen' the case of the youngest person executed in the twentieth century...
theGRIO VIDEO - Wilford 'Johnny' Hunter tells theGrio.com's Todd Johnson he was serving time for car theft in a South Carolina jail when he met Stinney for the first time...
theGRIO VIDEO - Abraham Bolden didn't spend long protecting President John F. Kennedy as a Secret Service agent, but Kennedy's impact on his life has lasted a lifetime...
theGRIO VIDEO - For Abraham Bolden, protecting President John F. Kennedy in 1961 was a "miracle," for someone who grew up poor in East St. Louis...
theGRIO VIDEO - Comedy Central's Key and Peele revealed exclusive plot details for their new film to theGrio.com...
theGRIO VIDEO - Comedians Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele talked with theGrio.com's Todd Johnson about 'Saturday Night Live's' lack of black female cast members...