Treasured Spritual Leader, Bishop TD Jakes, Media Oracle Byron Allen, Fashion Legend Naomi Campbell, Radio Icon Tom Joyner, and Godfather Clarence Avant to recieve special awards. In 1971, EBONY introduced “the Most Influencial Black American List which has evolved into the annual EBONY Power 100 List. Each year the magazine’s senior leadership carefully selects influential change agents, thought leaders, and captains of industry including artists, business leaders, activists, philanthropist to be recognized and honored as as part of curated Ebony Power 100 List.
“We’re thrilled to recognized those who are making a memorable difference for our people around the world”, said William Jackson, Ebony Chairman and CEO. “Each individual on the list is a leader and has a positive impact on the African-American community. The shared perception, influence, culture and the galvanized communities. They are game-changers at a time when we need people to get in the game”.
The 2020 Ebony Power 100 List recognizes the most most influential and inspiring individuals making a difference in the African-American community in the following categories: Community Crusaders, Doing it for the Culture, Power Couple, Excellence in Media, Social Justice, Shinning Stars, Titans of Industry, Trailblazers, Women Up, and MVPs.
It’s quite exciting to see a Ghanaian based Plastic Surgeon and TV personality, Dr Michael Obeng, Founder and CEO of R.E.S.T.O.R.E Worldwide Inc. selected in the category of the Community Crusaders, amongst others.