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    Phylicia Rashād

    3-Time Emmy Award Nominee

    Phylicia Rashād is an American actress, singer, and stage director. She is known for her role as Clair Huxtable on the long-running NBC sitcom "The Cosby Show" (1984 - 1992), which earned her Emmy Award nominations in 1985 and 1986.

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    Isha Sesay

    Founder and President, W.E. Can Lead

    Isha Sesay is a British journalist of Sierra Leonean descent. Since 2005 she has worked as an anchor and correspondent for CNN International. She left CNN in 2018 to support a girls education project called W.E. Can Lead for African girls.

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  • Kweku Mandela

    Kweku Mandela

    Co-Founder, Africa Rising Foundation and Grandson, Nelson Mandela

    Kweku Mandela is a producer, known for "Inescapable" (2012), "Mandela's Children" (2018) and "Dreamland" (2018). He is the grandson of Nelson Mandela, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.

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    Van Jones

    NAACP President's Award Winner

    Van Jones is a co-founder of several non-profit organizations, including the Dream Corps, a "social justice accelerator" He served as President Barack Obama's Special Advisor for Green Jobs, and as a Co-Host of CNN's political debate show "Crossfire".

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    Kerry Kennedy

    President, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights

    Kerry Kennedy is the seventh child and third daughter of Robert F. Kennedy and Ethel Skakel. She is also a niece of the late President John F. Kennedy and United States Senator Ted Kennedy, and a cousin of former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy.

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    Mahatma Gandhi

    Leader, Indian independence Movement

    Gandhi was an Indian activist, who was the leader of the Indian independence movement against British rule. Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world.

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    Shirley Chisholm

    Member, United States House of Representatives (1969 - 1983)

    In 1968, Shirley Chisholm became the first black woman elected to the United States Congress, and she represented New York's 12th Congressional District. In 1972, she became the first black candidate for a major party's nomination for President.

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  • Dapper Dan

    Dapper Dan

    Fashion Designer

    Dapper Dan is a fashion icon, famous for dressing hip-hop musicians in luxury streetwear.

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    Ibtihaj Muhammad

    Olympic Medalist, Team USA

    Ibtihaj Muhammad is known for being the first Muslim-American woman to wear a hijab while competing for the United States in the Olympics. She earned the bronze medal as part of Team USA, becoming the first female Muslim-American athlete to earn a medal.

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  • Naomi Wadler

    Naomi Wadler

    Activist

    March for Our Lives was a student-led demonstration in support of tighter gun control. Turnout was estimated to be between 1.2 and 2 million people, making it one of the largest protests in United States history. Participants included Naomi Wadler.

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