Todd Johnson

Todd Johnson
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theGRIO VIDEO - Russell Simmons and Rabbi Marc Schneier are more concerned with promoting racial tolerance and acceptance than setting trends...
theGRIO VIDEO - Glover is concerned many young performers are caught up in what he calls the 'idiot box' -- reality shows which promise fame and instant success...
theGRIO VIDEO - Maxwell said his fans have helped him prove that soul music in 2010 can still hold its own...
theGRIO VIDEO - Health and wellness isn't the most popular topic in most chart-topping hip-hop songs. One New York emcee is trying to change that...
theGRIO VIDEO - Although the faces in power might be different today, many of the issues political hip-hop artists spoke about in 1970 are still on the table ...
theGRIO VIDEO - Kweli and Hi-Tek say their music has evolved as both have experienced the ups and downs of the music industry...
theGRIO VIDEO - When injuries forced him to return home from serving his country in Iraq, Richard Bennett said he struggled to find purpose in his life...
VIDEO - Dr. Stephen Smith was desperate -- most of his HIV-positive patients weren't taking their medication. So he started started offering them small incentives...
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...