Mayor Randall Woodfin makes list of Top 100 most influential African Americans

Times Staff Report

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin has been named one of the most influential African Americans in 2018 by The Root 100.

Every year,, a digital magazine, publishes a list of 100 influential African Americans between the ages of 25-45 and this year included Woodfin on a list with luminaries such as entertainer Beyonce;  Me Too Founder Tarana Burke; NBA star LeBron James and tennis great Serena Williams.

Those on the list come from various fields such as Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), politics, media, entertainment, sports, business, community, and the arts.

“This year’s list of honorees is a reminder of the beauty and brilliance of blackness, at a time when the political and cultural landscape has grown even more…

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