TIME 100 Revealed

TIME 100 Revealed

Prestigious list includes Viola Davis, Rihanna, Barack Obama

by #teamEBONY, April 18, 2012

TIME 100 Revealed

Actress Viola Davis, pop star Rihanna, and President Barack Obama are among the 100 notables, celebrities, politicians, and change agents on this year's TIME 100 — TIME Magazine's annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The list appears in the first ever perfect-bound edition of TIME.

From managing editor Rick Stengel. “The TIME 100 list is about the infinite possibilities of influence and the power of influence to change the world…. Now [one] can tweet a phrase that reaches millions in a flash. Influence was never easier—or more ephemeral. Which is why we try to choose those people whose influence is both lasting and, with a few notable exceptions, laudable.”

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