Black History Month: A Roundup of Celebrity Activists

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

Wyclef Jean

A proud Haitian, Wyclef Jean is a respected humanitarian and activist. His Yele Foundation has raised millions to provide aid following Haiti’s January 2010 earthquake. He famously attempted to run for President of Haiti but was unsuccessful. 

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