Todd Johnson

Todd Johnson
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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...
theGRIO VIDEO - On September 11, 2001, 11-year-old Asia Cottom was headed to California. She had been selected to attend a National Geographic Society ecology conference with other talented young students from around the country...
theGRIO VIDEO - Unemployment climbed to 9.7 percent in the month of August, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. But the numbers are even higher for African-Americans.
theGRIO VIDEO - Swine flu has had greater impact on blacks and Hispanics, according to records from the Boston Public Health Commission and Chicago Department of Public Health...
theGRIO VIDEO -- Across the country, firefighter entrance exams have been under heavy scrutiny because of its disparate impact on African-American candidates.
theGRIO VIDEO - More minorities are taking the SAT, but test scores for black students remain lowest among racial and ethnic groups, according to data released this week by the College Board.
theGRIO VIDEO - They're usually laying down the law on MTV's "Run's House." But Joseph "Rev Run" Simmons and his wife Justine can also get thier point across in paperback...