#ItsRequired to Stand Up for What's Right

Stand strong in your beliefs.

#ItsRequired to Stand Up for What's Right - Mary Jane doesn't always get it right, but when it comes to the Terrence Mitchell controversy, she goes out on a limb, ignores executive orders and speaks her mind live on "Talk Back."  Keep it honest and do what's right like the following leaders and don't miss the two-hour season finale of Being Mary Jane Tuesday at 9P/8C!   (Photo: BET)

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#ItsRequired to Stand Up for What's Right - Mary Jane doesn't always get it right, but when it comes to the Terrence Mitchell controversy, she goes out on a limb, ignores executive orders and speaks her mind live on "Talk Back." Keep it honest and do what's right like the following leaders and don't miss the two-hour season finale of Being Mary Jane Tuesday at 9P/8C!  (Photo: BET)

What Would Dr. King Think? - President Obama was in elementary school when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. became synonymous with the civil rights movement. Mr. Obama is confident, however, that Dr. King would have strongly supported the Affordable Care Act because "he understood that health care, health security is not a privilege; it?s something that in a country as wealthy as ours, everybody should have access to.? (Photo: AP Photo/File)

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - Perhaps the most important Civil Rights leader in the history of the United States was Martin Luther King Jr. He stood for equality by way of non-violence and sacrificed his freedom, safety and eventually his life so that people of color could live more comfortably and have more opportunities to succeed in society. Without him standing up for his beliefs, history would be different today. (Photo: AP Photo/File)

Daisy Bates - As president of the Arkansas NAACP, Daisy Bates was the driving force behind the Little Rock Nine, a group of students who gained national attention for integrating an all-white high school. (Photo: New York Times Co./Getty Images)

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Daisy Bates - Civil Rights leader and journalist Daisy Bates is an unsung hero of the movement because although people were fighting for equality, women still came after men. Daisy is one of the people responsible for the "Little Rock Nine" and, due to her influence and contribution to the Civil Rights Movement, is the only public figure that wasn't an elected official to have laid in state in Little Rock, Arkansas, after her death in 1999. (Photo: New York Times Co./Getty Images)

Fighting Words - During a church service for mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio, Harry Belafonte likened the conservative donors David and Charles Koch to the Ku Klux Klan. He told the congregation at Harlem's First Corinthian Baptist Church that the Kochs are "evil" and "flooding our country with money."   (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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Harry Belafonte - From Hollywood to the front lines of the Civil Rights Movement to speaking out against today's celebrities and the lack of responsibility that they have for their communities at large, Harry Belafonte is not one and never has been one to hold his tongue when it comes to standing up for what's right. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Made You Look - Awkward moment of the night goes to Jamie Foxx, who used his time on stage to apologize profusely to Jay Z for ogling his wife backstage. But honestly, can anyone blame him?  (Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

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Jamie Foxx - Although Jamie Foxx is a successful leading man in Hollywood, he has never forgotten where he comes from. After the tragic death of Trayvon Martin, Jamie has continuously shown support to the Martin family, discussed the tragedy publicly and challenged other artists to stand up for causes like this one in order to help start change. (Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)