Rise Up: Celebrity Protesters

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  • Nelly
  • Kanye West
  • Russell Simmons
  • Rosario Dawson
  • Rosie Perez
  • Beyoncé, Jay Z
  • Susan Sarandon
  • Sean Penn
  • Danny Glover
  • Jessica Alba
  • Harry Belafonte
  • J. Cole, Keke Palmer
  • Keke Palmer
  • J. Cole

Russell Simmons

West's guide through the Occupy Wall Street protest was none other than someone well known for his political mind, music mogul Russell Simmons. The Def Jam founder can always be counted on to lend a powerful voice, and often millions of dollars, to important causes. 

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