7 year old author, LaNiyah Bailey named on "The Grio's 100: History Makers in the Making"

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  • Chicago, IL (1888PressRelease) February 20, 2012 - In honor of Black History Month, seven year old, youth author/anti-bullying advocate LaNiyah Bailey has been recognized, as one of "TheGrio's 100: History Makers In The Making." Released by theGrio.com, a division of NBC News, the list includes 100 African-American men and women who are writing the next chapter of American history. Nominated by a team of experts, affiliates, and contributors from across the country, and members of TheGrio.com and NBC News editorial teams, "TheGrio's 100" shines a spotlight on the next generation of African-American history makers and industry leaders from 10 fields, including business, education, sports, science and the environment, media, service and activism, politics, health, pop culture and the arts. "TheGrio's 100" was officially unveiled on January 31, 2012 by TheGrio Executive Editor David A. Wilson earlier today.

    Individuals from "TheGrio's 100" will continue to be profiled on all platforms of NBC News including "NBC Nightly News," "Today," MSNBC, CNBC, and msnbc.com through the end of February. "This year's list celebrates 100 honorees that possess a unique set of characteristics that separate them from the rest," said Wilson." TheGrio's 100 give us the opportunity to shine a spotlight on individuals that are making a difference today, with the potential to make history in the future." Joining notables such as Desiree Rodgers, Former Whitehouse Social Secretary, Multi-platinum Producer/Rapper Dr. Dre, Comedian Kevin Hart, House Representative Ms. Yvette Clarke, Rapper/Philanthropist Christopher 'Ludacris' Bridges, Singer Willow Smith, 'The Help' Actress Octavia Spencer, and other prestigious individuals on NBC's list; LaNiyah Bailey, who is best known for authoring a book at the age of six has inspired others to stand up to bullies and use their voice to be heard.

    This 7 year old, is doing the right thing and making a difference in the world! Visit: http://www.thegrio.com/black-history to learn more about LaNiyah Bailey, and all other individuals on theGrio's 100 list.

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