Yalitza Aparicio Among Time’s Most Influential

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Time magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world includes several Latinx. The list, divided into five section including pioneers, titans, artists, leaders, and icons, features almost an equal number of men and women who are leaders in their community. From controversial figures to change-makers, the list features prominent individuals including congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a asylum seeker who was separated from her baby at the border, to groundbreaking indigenous actress Yalitza Aparicio. Editor-in-Chief of Time Edward Felsenthal wroe about the development of the list stating, “We all have teachers, some we know intimately, others who inspire from the page or the screen.” Here is the list of the inspiring Latinx public figures who have made an indelible mark on the world.




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