“TheGrio’s 100” was officially unveiled by theGrio Executive Editor David A. Wilson earlier today. Individuals from “TheGrio’s 100” will continue to be profiled on all platforms of NBC News including “NBC Nightly News,” “Today,” MSNBC, CNBC, and msnbc.com through the end of February.
"This year's list celebrates 100 honorees that possess a unique set of characteristics that separate them from the rest," said Wilson. "theGrio’s 100 gives us the opportunity to shine a spotlight on individuals that are making a difference today, with the potential to make history in the future.”
TheGrio.com, a division of NBC News, is a daily online news and opinion platform devoted to delivering stories and perspectives that reflect and affect African-American audiences. The video-centric interactive community is populated with both aggregated and original content on topics ranging from breaking news and politics to health, business, and entertainment.