Ebony Magazine has a history of celebrating influential African Americans.
As usual, the magazine's annual 'Power 100' list of standout figures in the Black community does not disappoint. Fourteen categories from “Cultural Influencers” to “Community Crusaders,” list dynamite game changers who make it impossible to imagine 2014 without. Lupita Nyong'o, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Laverne Cox, Levar Burton, and Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche are just a few of the names included on Ebony's knockout list.
Marc Lamont Hill, a 2014 honoree, told HuffPost how he felt to have made the cut.
"I'm so honored to be listed among so many important and influential people. While we don't do this work for accolades, it's gratifying to be recognized by my community."
The EBONY Power 100 issue will hit newsstands in December.
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