Say It Loud: Celebrity Activists Who Speak Out On Social Injustices

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Oprah Winfrey

Media mogul Oprah Winfrey’s activism extends to the realm of politics, having been a key supporter helping to get President Obama elected in 2008. She’s also an advocate for education, founding the South African boarding school, the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls. The mission for the academy is “to nurture, educate and turn gifted South African girls from impoverished backgrounds into the country’s future leaders.” The academy’s doors opened in January 2007 with 152 students.

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