Photos: The Root 100

The Root honored members of their annual Root 100 list last weekend, IDing African-American influencers age 45 and under who shape daily conversations with work that matters.

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The Root 100 identifies African-American influencers 45 and under who shape daily conversations with work that matters.
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Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, an honoree, made an appearance at the event.
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Joel Dreyfuss (managing editor of The Root) with Root 100nHonoree Audie Cornish-Emery (new co-host of NPR's All Things Considered).
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Honorees Melanie Roussell (press secretary, Democratic NationalnCommittee) and Beverly Bond (renowned international DJ and executivenproducer of BET's Black Girls Rock).
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Suzanne Malveaux (CNN News Anchor), another honoree
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Suzanne Malveaux and Donna Byrd (publisher, The Root)
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Congressmen Andre Carson, honoree, and Maurisa Potts
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