These Influential Black Creatives Are Among TIME's 100 Most Influential People For This Year
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These Influential Black Creatives Are Among TIME's 100 Most Influential People For This Year

Several of Hollywood's Black elite have been named as part of TIME's 100 most influential people.

The magazine's annual list was released Wednesday and Black influencers from many different disciplines were highlighted. Pose's Indya Moore, mega producer/actor Dwayne Johnson, Surviving R. Kelly documentarian dream hampton, actors Regina King and Mahershala Ali, director Spike Lee and singers Ozuna and Khalid (whose latest album was accompanied by a feature film) were among those listed.

CBS' Gayle King and playwright Lynn Nottage were also named among those from the entertainment sphere, as well as basketball star LeBron James and former First Lady Michelle Obama, who are now Hollywood producers in their own rights.

Other influencers listed include tennis star Naomi Osaka, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, Florida Rights Restoration Coalition President Desmond Meade, golfer Tiger Woods and makeup pioneer Pat McGrath. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, Olympic track-and-field star Caster Semenya, writer Marlon James and educational pioneer Fred Swaniker.

You can read the full list at TIME.

 

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