1. Kerry Washington
The “Scandal” actress has never shied away from politics and has taken the stage at multiple Democratic National Conventions and stumped for Obama and Clinton.
2. Jesse Williams
Like we could forget his impassioned speech at the BET Awards where he said everything you need to know about the Black Lives Matter movement.
3. Denzel Washington
The Oscar-winning actor is a devoted Boys’ and Girls’ Club of America spokesperson, especially since he used it as a child in New York.
4. Amandla Stenberg
First known as Rue in “The Hunger Games,” the teenager is an outspoken advocate for Black Lives Matter and getting girls into Science and Tech fields.
5. Gabrielle Union
Gabrielle has been fearless in discussing her own history with sexual assault which makes her one of the most vocal anti-rape voices around.
6. Yasiin Bey
Formerly known as Mos Def, this actor/rapper has been out there on several issues from police brutality to the Guantanamo to the government’s response to Katrina.