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To mark the launch of their new black history section, theGrio.com (www.thegrio.com) today unveiled “theGrio’s 100: History Makers in the Making.” The exclusive list honors Black History month by highlighting the next generation of African-American history makers and industry leaders who have the potential to make a difference in the lives of all American.

The 100 individuals selected, each with their own path to success, are from 10 fields including business, education, sports, science and the environment, media, service and activism, politics, health, pop culture, and the arts. theGrio’s editorial team selected the 100 individuals with input from a group of experts.

Make sure ya’ll go check out the site and learn your history! DMVers such as Adrian Fenty, Mo’Nique, Darin Atwater, and more also made the list!

You can check out the full list here: http://www.thegrio.com/black-history/thegrios-100/