by Edmund Newton onNovember 6, 2011
Mayors, media stars, activists and other influencers came out Saturday to celebrate and reflect.
October 5, 2011
These young black achievers and influencers represent the ideals of The Root. Click on the thumbnails to learn more.
January 31, 2011
When President Obama said "We do big things," he didn't have to convince these 25 budding innovators, ages 16 to 21. They are the young people to watch if you want to know where America is heading.
by Cynthia Gordy onJanuary 28, 2011
Brandon Ford is building electric cars and fielding invitations to the White House, all while finishing the 11th grade. When you read what he has to say, you'll know why he made The Root's 2011 list of Young Futurists.
January 28, 2011
All month, The Root will introduce you to innovators in various fields, ages 16 to 21.
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