Congratulations to our Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Fabrice Guerrier for being listed in The Root 100 List.
The Root, a G/O Media brand and one of the largest sites covering Black news, politics, culture and opinion, announced the winners of its 11th-annual Root 100 List, featuring one hundred of the most influential African American innovators, public figures, community leaders, challengers, and activists of 2020. This list celebrates members of the Black community aged 25-45, who are changing the world by breaking down barriers and paving the way for the next generation.
“Science Fiction and Fantasy play such a powerful role in shaping and creating culture. We are in a time and place in our country and even the world where bold ideas and creativity will be necessary to evolve our species. Syllble aims to be center point for new and bold diverse voices in Sci-Fi and Fantasy. I want to make Syllble be a place where fans and people everywhere come to discover what Science Fiction and Fantasy are at their core, build new imaginary worlds and explore all aspects of pop culture and entertainment” – Founder of Syllble, Fabrice Guerrier
Fabrice Guerrier join this year’s list led by Nikole Hannah-Jones, a 2020 Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist covering racial injustice for The New York Times and creator of the landmark 1619 Project. Other notable names this year include former NFL player turned activist, Colin Kaepernick, journalist and trans rights activist Raquel Willis, physician, the late actor Chadwick Boseman, actress Zendaya, among many others. Former years’ honorees include Ben Jealous, civic leader, politician and former CEO of the NAACP, Shonda Rhimes, television writer, producer and director, Stacey Abrams, politician, lawyer and voting rights activist, and principal dancer and ballerina Misty Copeland.
Root Magazine says “Fabrice Guerrier uses the internet to create a social, political and intellectual explosion similar to the Harlem Renaissance. Believing creativity and collaboration are the keys to saving humanity, he founded Syllble for creators to exchange ideas from across the world in 2017” read the rest of the write up here.