Charlene Carruthers is a black queer feminist activist and organizer. Her work aims to create young leaders in marginalized communities to fight for liberation. This is how she champions for black people.
For fashion week, The Root Live brings together some of the hottest names in fashion for a lively discussion about the business of design and what really goes on behind the scenes. Designers Byron Lars and Kimberly Goldson are featured, along with writer Teri Agins and Prudential's ShirleyAnn Robertson
The Root 100 2016 honoree, Adam John Foss is the former Assistant District Attorney in Suffolk County, MA and he's fighting the good fight for young people of color by training prosecutors so they don't see these kids as criminals.