Black History Month: A Roundup of Celebrity Activists

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  • 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
  • Muhammad Ali

Wanda Sykes

Since coming out as a lesbian in 2008, comedian Wanda Sykes has become an outspoken advocate for LGBT rights and same-sex marriage. 

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