11 Black Child Prodigies You Should Know

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  • Black Kids With Exceptional Talent
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  • Carson Huey-You
  • Adam Kirby
  • Mabou Loiseau
  • Stephen R. Strafford II
  • Rochelle Ballantyne

Justus Williams

A member of the acclaimed Brooklyn Castle team, Justus, 18, became the youngest black chess master in history when he won the 2013 U.S. Junior Open.

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