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Floridians make TheGrio's 100 list

11:59 PM, Feb 4, 2013   |    comments
  • Attorney Benjamin L. Crump, from left, joins Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon Martin's parents, as they talk to a reporter, December 13, 2012, at a park where Trayvon used to play as a kid in Miramar, Florida. (Pedro Portal/El Nuevo Herald/MCT via Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 04: Will Packer attends the 'Think Like a Man' screening at the AMC Empire 25 theater on April 4, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Fernando Leon/Getty Images)
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Two Floridians have made The Grio annual 100 list that celebrates African-Americans who are making history.

The exclusive list pays tribute to the next generation of industry leaders who have made a difference in various fields including science, education, sports, business, media, politics and health.

Among those included in this prestigious list are Attorney Benjamin Crump, partner in the Tallahassee, Florida law firm, Parks and Crump Attorneys at Law.  Crump is one of the attorneys overseeing the Trayvon Martin Case.  

Will Packer, out of St. Petersburg, Florida made The Grio 100 list. Packer produced "Think Like a Man" starring Kevin Hart, Taraji Henson, Gabrielle Union and Meagan Good.  "Think Like a Man" grossed a total of $91.5 million dollars at the box office and made its production costs back in the first day.

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