Fashion Designer Korto Momolu Named On Thegrio's 100 List For 2012

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Jan. 31, 2012 - PRLog -- NEW YORK, NY-- January 31, 2012-- announced today the third-annual theGrio's 100 list, honoring Little Rock's Korto Momolu. This exclusive list honors Black History Month by highlighting the next generation of African-American history makers and industry leaders who have the potential to make a difference in the lives of all Americans. Momolu joins 99 other individuals from across 10 professional 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 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 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 gives us the opportunity to shine a spotlight on individuals that are making a difference today, with the potential to make history in the future.”

Visit to learn more about Korto Momolu and all other individuals on theGrio's 100 list.  To contact Korto Momolu, please visit

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