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The Powerlist 2013: Britain's Most Influential Blacks and Europe's Most Powerful Black People

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    David Adjaye (Courtesy Photo)
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The Powerlist 2013 featuring Britain’s most influential black people and a extra list of 30 most influential black people in Europe has been released. Architect David Adjaye is number one this year on the list of Britain's most influential black people.  

Britain's prime minister David Cameron writes in the forward: "We should never underestimate the power of role models. When teenagers see high achievers who look like them, who have reached the top in law, business, politics, they're going to think, 'I can do that; I can go far too." And: "I'd like to thank those who made the list, for inspiring the next generation".  More

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