The Powerlist 2022 – the annual list of the UK’s most powerful people of African, African Caribbean and African American heritage – honours standout men and women across business, science, technology and the arts.
“It is a great honour to be recognised again in the 2022 Powerlist for my work as a campaigner and cultural historian. Congratulations to the 100 listed a number of whom I have worked with in fighting for social justice for the Black community in Britain. Thanks to Powerful Media Team and the people who believe and support my work.” – Patrick Vernon
As well as including Patrick Vernon, this years list includes Tech pioneer Jacky Wright, Black Panthers Daniel Kaluuya, footballer Marcus Rashford as some of the UK’s most influential black figures.
Launched in 2007 to showcase black role models to young people, it is now regarded as the leading authority on issues of black influence.