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33 For Financing Cures For Neglected Diseases
Numerous diseases afflict billions but lack good treatments because they are not profitable enough for drugmakers. Cholera, malaria, dengue, and Zika all fall under the “neglected disease” heading, as does river blindness, a parasitic infection. Mark
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42 For Bringing Food To A Desert
The Problem: A 2018 Johns Hopkins study found that nearly a quarter of Baltimore’s residents live in “food deserts,” where poverty and lack of retailers make healthy food inaccessible. The Epiphany: When riots over the death of Freddie Gray, a black
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100 For Creating Lots Of Smart, Funny, And Black Experiences
A former MTV VJ with a master’s degree in African American studies, Amanda Seales uses her platforms to explore the black experience in ways that range from hilarious to humbling. Over the past year she has embarked on a sold-out, 23-city tour for Sm