Todd Johnson

Todd Johnson
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theGRIO REPORT - This week, documentary filmmaker Ken Burns said New York City's next mayor will settle the longstanding civil suit filed by the 'Central Park Five'...
theGRIO REPORT - On June 16, 1944, 14-year-old George Stinney Jr. became the youngest person executed in the 20th century...
VIDEO - Former NFL head coach and current football analyst Tony Dungy said he passed on the opportunity to draft Richie Incognito back in 2005 because of his 'reputation'...
theGRIO REPORT - Twenty-four million children in America are living in homes without their biological fathers present...
VIDEO - Next week, PBS will air JFK, a four-hour, two part special on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy...
theGRIO REPORT - Don't worry, Arian Foster isn't calling anyone out. He's just reminding everyone his team's slow start and his own injury concerns haven't shaken his confidence...
VIDEO - He just turned 20 but Darrell Wallace Jr. is now a household name. Wallace became the first African-American driver to win a national NASCAR series event since Wendell Scott's victory in 1963...
theGRIO REPORT - A NBA team was quick to apologize Sunday night after retweeting a picture of one of its fan in blackface...
VIDEO - There's something about the eve of a new NBA season and a fresh LeBron James commercial...
VIDEO - The video of the touching moment has more than 220,000 views as of Wednesday morning...
theGRIO VIDEO - Erik LaRay Harvey plays menacing gangster "Dunn Purnsley" on HBO's acclaimed series 'Boardwalk Empire'...
VIDEO - This week, Cory Booker became the fourth African-American ever to be elected to the U.S. Senate. The former Newark mayor defeated Republican candidate Steve Lonegan, garnering nearly 56 percent of the vote to Lonegan's 43 percent...
theGRIO REPORT - LeBron James told ESPN The Magazine's Chris Broussard he 'would love' to sit down and talk with Michael Jordan about the game of basketball. It just hasn't happened yet...
OPINION - New York Post columnist Phil Mushnick strikes again. This time, he is focusing on Adrian Peterson...
theGRIO REPORT - It wasn't easy - but Idris Brewster and Seun Summers made it through. The two best friends made it through from the age of five to high school graduation with cameras documenting their every move...
theGRIO REPORT - It sounds like a broken record - but undefeated boxer Timothy Bradley is still looking for respect. He's undefeated. He boasts a controversial win over Manny Pacquiao in 2012 and, more recently, a unanimous decision victory over Russian Ruslan Provodnikov...
theGRIO VIDEO - The 2013 NFL season opened with nine African-Americans starting at quarterback, reportedly the highest number in league history...
theGRIO VIDEO - This week, Allyson Felix showed her commitment to education and fitness as a participant in NBC's fourth annual 'Education Nation' Summit in New York City...
theGRIO VIDEO - This week, Sacramento Kings center Demarcus Cousins announced he plans to donate $1 million to needy families in the Sacramento area...
theGRIO VIDEO - OJ Mayo once talked trash to Michael Jordan at Jordan's basketball camp. The result was what you would expect...