Black History Month: A Roundup of Celebrity Activists

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  • Muhammad Ali
  • Harry Belafonte
  • Danny Glover
  • Wanda Sykes
  • Gabrielle Union
  • Russell Simmons
  • Wyclef Jean
  • Oprah Winfrey
  • Mos Def
  • Kerry Washington
  • Celebrity Activists
  • Paul Robeson
  • Lena Horne
  • Jackie Robinson
  • Nina Simone

Danny Glover

Actor Danny Glover began his activism as a student at San Francisco State University where he fought for the establishment of a Black and Ethnic Studies Department. Since then, he has lent his energy to the causes of labor unions and protests against the Iraq War.

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