October 21, 2009

The Root 100 African American Leaders

The ROOT 100 recognizes emerging and established African-American leaders who are making extraordinary contributions. The ROOT 100 celebrates leadership, creativity, service, and, above all, excellence.

Among the 100 that are honored is Radio One CEO Alfred Liggins III. Liggins is quoted as saying "When I wake up in the morning and think of competing, I don't think of the next Black guy, Bob (Johnson) is not the compeition; Viacom and Clear Channel are."

Check out "The ROOT 100" which includes celebrities Jay-Z, Tyler Perry, Tyra Banks along with a host of media pesonalities.

The Root is an African American blog owned by the Washington Post with Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates as its managing editor.

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