The cute vignettes will run continuously throughout the month on Sprout.
Here are this year’s picks!
- THE CHEFS: Chef Lena Richard (1892 – 1950) and Haile Thomas (2002 – Present)
- THE ENTREPRENEURS: John H. Johnson (1918 – 2005) and Jaylen Bledsoe (2002 – Present)
- THE DESIGNERS: Elizabeth Keckley (1818 – 1907) and Maya Penn (2000 – Present)
- THE VIOLINISTS: Joseph Douglass (1871 – 1935) and Andrew Koonce (1999 – Present)
Sprout will show its viewers the stories of four extraordinary young people who are already making history by pursuing their passions. This year’s high concept focuses on pairing inspirational African-American figure with a young contemporary with similar interests.