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Tavi Gevinson

TAVI GEVINSON, 15
WHY: She blogged her way into fashion’s elite.

 

 

Jabari Parker

JABARI PARKER, 16
WHY: This high school junior just might be the next Derrick Rose.

 

 

Edward Kim

EDWARD KIM, 31
WHY: Eat at Ruxbin and you’ll see.

 

 

Sam Yagan

SAM YAGAN, 34
WHY: He funds the tech-preneurs of the future.

 

 

Naomi Beckwith

NAOMI BECKWITH, 35
WHY: She’s curating art’s rising stars at the MCA.

 

 

Photography: (Gevinson) Ryan McCune/Sipa via AP Images; (Beckwith) Paul Mpagi Sepuya; (Kim) Cassandra Stadnicki; (Parker) Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune

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2 years ago
Posted by Orion

noticing a trend here, that is borderline racist, regarding the regard in which black males are held here.

Bounce a basketball and that makes you powerful ?

While we are working to tell our youth to stay in school, etc. you put on a pedestal black men for their basketball talent ?

SMDH.....

2 years ago
Posted by powerless

seriously, 6 chef/restaurant guys? does their power translate from providing reservations? give me a break(fast)

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