Each year The Root curates a list of the most influential people of color in the fields of entertainment, sports, athletics, the arts and more. Today the publication revealed the list and at the very top of the list was none other than Ms. Shonda Rhimes herself.
Rhimes is in good company with individuals like Serena Williams, Misty Copeland, Marilyn Mosby, Deray Mckesson and so many more making the cut. The list acknowledges these individuals for their accomplishments and commitment to their respective fields and their impact in the black community.
Be sure to head over to The Root and check out the full list and see which of your favorite influences made the list.