Amina Mance, Danielle Belton, Quentin Holmes and Donna Byrd
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On Monday in Atlanta, The Root hosted two of our best events so far: manCODE and Young, Fabulous and Female.

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The night included an enjoyable cocktail hour, followed by two intriguing panels, and finished with an exciting after-party with a fantastic DJ.

The feedback from both panels was overwhelmingly positive, and the night overall was one of knowledge, networking and fun.

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If you missed it, please be sure to check out our photo gallery below, and stay tuned to find out when and where our next event will be!

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DJ booth!
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Speaking with The Root Managing Editor Danielle Belton (right)
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The Root’s manCODE
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Step and repeat!
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Pre-event snacks
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Conversing with Donna Byrd, publisher of The Root (left)
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Danielle Belton, managing editor of The Root
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Smile!
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Speaking with The Root TV
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Quentin Holmes, Amina Mance, Terrence “T.C.” Carson aka Kyle Barker of TV’s Living Single, with The Root Publisher Donna Byrd
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Terrence “T.C.” Carson aka Kyle Barker of TV’s Living Single
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An attendee speaks about YFF on our Snapchat account.
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Chatting during cocktail hour
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Donna Byrd, publisher of The Root
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Donna Byrd, publisher of The Root, addressing the YFF crowd
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Our moderator, Saptosa Foster, managing partner of the 135th Street Agency
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Rasheena Nash, filmmaker-screenwriter-producer, and Denise Hendricks, producer at HLN
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Lydia Francis-Jenkins and Roxann Smithers
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manCODE panel
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Panelists for manCODE include entrepreneur B.J. Kerr; activist DeUndre Eberhart; award-winning journalist Keith Reed; The Root’s political editor, Jason Johnson; and tech innovator Iziah Reid.
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Jason Johnson and Iziah Reid (second from right and right)
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Talking it up at YFF
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Two attendees pose with The Root Publisher Donna Byrd (center).
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Rasheena Nash, filmmaker-screenwriter-producer (second from right), and Denise Hendricks, producer at HLN (right)
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Lydia Francis-Jenkins and Roxann Smithers
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Our lovely panelists
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Rasheena Nash, filmmaker-screenwriter-producer
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The moderator, Saptosa Foster, managing partner of the 135th Street Agency
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Roxann Smithers
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Entrepreneur B.J. Kerr
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Activist DeUndre Eberhart
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Tech innovator Iziah Reid
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Lydia Francis-Jenkins
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Guests taking advantage of our step and repeat!
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The Root’s political editor, Jason Johnson
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Pretty salad display
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Spring rolls
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Smile!
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Amina Mance, Danielle Belton, Quentin Holmes and Donna Byrd
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Our fantastic DJ!
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Great after-party
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Danielle Belton, managing editor of The Root, and Jason Johnson, political editor at The Root
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A guest mingles with Donna Byrd (right), publisher of The Root.
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Check in!
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Light refreshments before the events
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Conversing during cocktail hour
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A happy attendee
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