Michael Jordan is a former professional basketball player. He played 15 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards. He is the third-richest African-American, behind Robert F. Smith and Oprah Winfrey.
Ambassador of Conscience Award Winner (Amnesty International)
Colin Kaepernick is a football quarterback. In 2016, he became a national figure when he ignited a firestorm of controversy by choosing to kneel on one knee rather than stand while the national anthem was being played before the start of NFL games.
9-Time Emmy Award Winner, 2-Time Grammy Award Winner, and 2-Time Peabody Award Winner
Stephen Colbert is best known for hosting the satirical Comedy Central program "The Colbert Report" from 2005 to 2014, and the CBS talk program "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" beginning in September 2015.
Chief Operating Officer, Facebook
Sheryl Sandberg is an American technology executive, activist, and author. She is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Facebook and founder of Leanin.org. As of June 2015, she is reported to be worth over $1 billion, due to her stock holdings in Facebook.
Barry Manilow is an American singer-songwriter, arranger, musician, and producer with a career that has spanned more than 50 years. He has sold more than 80 million records as a solo artist worldwide, making him one of the world's best-selling artists.
Pulitzer Prize Special Award Winner
Duke Ellington was an American composer, pianist, and bandleader of a jazz orchestra, which he led from 1923 until his death in a career spanning over fifty years. He was awarded a posthumous Pulitzer Prize Special Award for music in 1999.
Iggy Azalea was featured on Ariana Grande's single "Problem", which peaked at No. 2 while "Fancy" was No. 1. Azalea joined The Beatles as the only acts to rank at numbers one and two simultaneously with their first two Billboard Hot 100 entries.
Member, Tha Dogg Pound
Kurupt began his career in the early 1990s, when he was signed to Death Row Records and shortly after formed the duo Tha Dogg Pound with Daz Dillinger. After leaving Death Row in 1996, he signed with A&M and released his debut studio album, "Kuruption!".