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Rosario Dawson part of The Root 100 2010 List

Joliz October 13, 2010 Publications 3 Comments

The Root – a daily online magazine that provides thought-provoking commentary on today’s news from a variety of black perspectives – has listed Rosario Dawson on their 2010 The Root 100 list. The ROOT 100 recognizes emerging and established African-American leaders who are making extraordinary contributions. The ROOT 100 celebrates leadership, creativity, service, and, above all, excellence. Her name is listed as follows:

Rosario Dawson


Los Angeles

Claim to Fame
Actress and political activist

A star in movies such as Men in Black II and Sin City, Dawson boasts an impressive filmography. Born to a Native American father and an Afro-Cuban and Puerto Rican mother, her first role was on Sesame Street as a child. In her teenage years, though, she got her big break. At 15, talent scouts approached Dawson on her front stoop and offered her a role in the film Kids. She’s been working ever since and is now a philanthropist and an activist, too. Dawson is the founder of Voto Latino, a voter-mobilization organization. For its cause, she has enlisted celebrities such as Eva Longoria Parker and Common.

Source: The Root

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  1. Pablo October 14, 2010 at 12:54 am


  2. Garth October 14, 2010 at 12:24 pm

    I love you Rosario

  3. Atayaaba Justus October 18, 2010 at 4:14 pm

    Rosario, you are very unique in your efforts to give the world a diffrent face. The world will continue to hear from you, your experience, ideas and the like to contribute give a deeper meaning to life through drama and publications. You will be forever be remembered for your say in worldly issues.All the best!!