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MADE LIFE A M A N D L A ST E N B E R G Actress O 05. PHOTO CREDITS: Entertainment Weekly h how far this beauty has come from her initial role in Columbiana. Amandla Stenberg has been noted as a force to be reckoned with as a Gen Z baby. The actress has been an activist for #BlackGirlMagic and even a guest editor for Teen Vogue. Going above and beyond on and off the set seems to be Stenberg’s knack as she tackles the taboo topic of cultural appropriation one hurdle at a time. Stenberg takes representation to a new level by taking on projects such as her own and always setting the bar when it comes to philanthropic causes like No Kid Hungry and the Ubuntu Education Fund, which nurtures children “from cradle to career” in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Stenberg’s latest role was in Hunger Games when she played the character Rue. The word in Hollywood is that Stenberg is now working toward making her comic a television series. For now NIOBE: She Is Life is expected to be released on Nov. 4 and follows the story of Niobe Ayutami, a young, black warrior on her adventures to save the world. 06. M ichael B. Jordan has recently struck a chord that not many young actors get the opportunity to expand into: ownership. Congratulations are in order for the Jordan whom now just launched his very own production company and signed a multi-year film and television production deal with Skydance Media. The 29 year old actor has reeled in quite some standstill MICHAEL B. roles ranging from his most recent J O R DA N role in Black Panther to being one Actor / Entrepreneur of the featured faces in the gun violence piece, titled “Against the Wall,” produced in association with Belafonte’s social justice organization When the actor isn’t dabbling in the fine arts, he is supporting lupus charities as it is a cause near and dear to him affecting friends and family members. This balancing act between the big screen and PHOTO CREDIT: being a millennial that gives back is one of the Vulture. aspects that has propelled Jordan’s career at such a rapid rate. | 10