Author, "Roots: The Saga of an American Family"
Alex Haley was an American writer and the author of the 1976 book "Roots: The Saga of an American Family". ABC adapted the book as a television miniseries of the same name and aired it in 1977 to a record-breaking audience of 130 million viewers.
Actor and Recording Artist
Jussie Smollett began his caree starring in commercials and films, including "The Mighty Ducks" (1992) and Rob Reiner's "North" (1994). In 2015, he attracted international attention for his portrayal of musician Jamal Lyon in the drama series "Empire".
46th President of Venezuela (2013 - Present)
Nicolás Maduro is a Venezuelan politician serving as the 46th President of Venezuela since 2013 and previously served as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2006 to 2013 and as Vice President of Venezuela from 2012 to 2013 under President Hugo Chávez.
108th Mayor of New York City
Michael Bloomberg is an American businessman, politician, author, and philanthropist. As of June 2018, his net worth was estimated at $51.8 billion, making him the 8th richest person in the United States and the 11th richest person in the world.
Margaret Cho is an American stand-up comedian, actress, fashion designer, author, and singer-songwriter. She rose to prominence after creating and starring in the ABC sitcom "All-American Girl" (1994 - 1995), and became an established stand-up comic.
Merwin Goldsmith was an actor, who starred in "Hercules in New York" (1969), "Goodtime Girls" (1980), "Cadillac Man" (1990), "It Could Happen to You" (1994), "Quiz Show" (1994), "Rounders" (1998), "The Hurricane" (1999), and "Law & Order" (1993 - 2005).