Benjamin Joins Obamas, Black Panther, Other Luminaries on Ebony List

Free Times

Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin has often found himself at or near the top of the list when Free Times puts out its annual Power Issue. That honor typically puts him aside politicians, law enforcement officials, businesspeople, artists, chefs and others who ply their trade in or near the Capital City.

But now the mayor has found himself on another power list, one that places him alongside national and international figures like Barack and Michelle Obama, rappers Drake and Cardi B, U.S. Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, tennis legend Venus Williams, basketball star Stephen Curry, film director Barry Jenkins, recent Florida governor candidate Andrew Gillum and numerous others. Read more>>>