There is no age limit on #blackexcellence and The Root is unquestionably proving that true with their Young Futurists 2020. This new class of young people, ages 10-24, are proving that they are ready to step in and be the leaders that we all need right now.
Representing the fields that span arts and culture; enterprise and corporate innovation; green innovation; science and tech; and social justice and activism—these 25 amazing young people already demonstrate the drive, the vision, and the desire to bring about change to make this a better world now and in the future.
Here are just a few of the people who represent the 2020 class of The Root’s Young Futurists. These young people are truly the leaders we so desperately need right now. To view the list in its entirety, click here.