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On Thursday, Nov. 14, The Root celebrated The Root 100’s class of 2013 at Tribeca Rooftop in New York City. Honorees included Ohio state Sen. Nina Turner, political pundit Joy-Ann Reid, LGBT-rights activist Danielle Moodie-Mills and writer and MSNBC co-host Touré. The members of The Root 100, who range in age from 25 to 45, were chosen for their leadership and achievements in their fields.

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Honoree Danielle Moodie-Mills with her wife, Aisha Moodie-Mills

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Honoree Rachel Brooks with guest

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Gala attendees Beverly Johnson and Harriette Cole

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Gala attendees

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Honorees Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and state Sen. Nina Turner

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Gala attendees

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Honoree Brittney Cooper and guest

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The Root Editor-in-Chief Henry Louis Gates Jr. and The Root Special Correspondent Keli Goff

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Honoree Ivory Toldson and guest

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Gala venue

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Gala attendees

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The Root Senior Editor Omar Wasow with The Root's senior editor-at-large, Joel Dreyfuss

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The Root 100 award

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Honoree Touré with wife Rita Nakouzi

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The Root 100 honorees

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Gala attendees

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Honoree Jamil Smith and guest

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Honorees Joy-Ann Reid and Sen. Nina Turner

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Gala attendee Erika Pittman; The Root's national sales manager, Michael Clark; and attendee Natasha Sandy

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Honorees David Johns and Angela Rye with Jeff Johnson and other gala attendees 

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Honoree Kimberly Bryant (left) and guest