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Interviewees

Rebecca Adamson
Rebecca Adamson
Businesswoman & Advocate test
Clifford Alexander
Clifford Alexander
Former U.S. Secretary of the Army
Devin Allen
Devin Allen
Photographer
Byllye Avery
Byllye Avery
Activist
Loretta Augustine-Herron
Loretta Augustine-Herron
Community Organizer
Joan Baez
Joan Baez
Musician & Activist
Leslie Parks-Bailey
Leslie Parks-Bailey
Gordon Parks' Daughter
Harry Belafonte
Harry Belafonte
Actor & Activist
Maurice Berger
Maurice Berger
Cultural Historian
Brenda Berkman
Brenda Berkman
Firefighter & Activist
Mary Frances Berry
Mary Frances Berry
Historian
Reginald Dwayne Betts
Reginald Dwayne Betts
Poet & Prison Reform Advocate
Joanne Bland
Joanne Bland
Activist
Quinn Bradlee
Quinn Bradlee
Author and Filmmaker
Carol Moseley Braun
Carol Moseley Braun
U.S Senator
Philip Brookman
Philip Brookman
Curator
David Brooks
David Brooks
Columnist, The New York Times
Charlotte Bunch
Charlotte Bunch
Author & Activist
Lonnie Bunch
Lonnie Bunch
Secretary, Smithsonian Institution
Barbara Burns
Barbara Burns
Coal Miner & Activist
Xernona Clayton
Xernona Clayton
Activist
Hillary Clinton
Hillary Clinton
U.S. Politician
Ta-Nehisi Coates
Ta-Nehisi Coates
Author & Journalist
Jelani Cobb
Jelani Cobb
Historian & Author
Dorothy Cotton
Dorothy Cotton
Activist
Katie Couric
Katie Couric
Journalist
Donna de Varona
Donna de Varona
Swimmer & Sportscaster
Ava DuVernay
Ava DuVernay
Filmmaker
Michael Eric Dyson
Michael Eric Dyson
Author & Professor
Marian Wright Edelman
Marian Wright Edelman
Activist
Patricia Eng
Patricia Eng
Founder of the New York Asian Women’s Center
Diane English
Diane English
Writer & Director
Richard Fernandez
Richard Fernandez
Activist
Mary Lou Finley
Mary Lou Finley
Activist
Nicole Fleetwood
Nicole Fleetwood
Art Historian & Curator
LaToya Ruby Frazier
LaToya Ruby Frazier
Photographer
Melinda Gates
Melinda Gates
Philanthropist
Nelson George
Nelson George
Writer & Filmmaker
Aileen Hernandez
Aileen Hernandez
Union Organizer & Activist
Tom Houck
Tom Houck
Activist
Dolores Huerta
Dolores Huerta
Labor Leader & Activist
Sherrilyn Ifill
Sherrilyn Ifill
Lawyer
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Author & Activist
Jesse Jackson
Jesse Jackson
Activist & Politician
Clarence Jones
Clarence Jones
Civil Rights Attorney
Jerry Kellman
Jerry Kellman
Community Organizer
Keegan-Michael Key
Keegan-Michael Key
Comedian
Billie Jean King
Billie Jean King
Tennis Champion and Social Activist
Bernard Lafayette
Bernard Lafayette
Activist & Organizer
Shelly Lazarus
Shelly Lazarus
Businesswoman
Spike Lee
Spike Lee
Filmmaker
Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis
Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis
Author & Activist
John Lewis
John Lewis
Politician & Civil Rights Activist
Alvin Love
Alvin Love
Pastor
Catharine MacKinnon
Catharine MacKinnon
Legal Scholar & Activist
Ian Manuel
Ian Manuel
Poet & Activist
Sam Massell
Sam Massell
Politician & Businessman
DeRay Mckesson
DeRay Mckesson
Activist
Rachel McLish
Rachel McLish
Bodybuilding Champion
Judd Miner
Judd Miner
Civil Rights Lawyer
Rita Moreno
Rita Moreno
Actor
Robin Morgan
Robin Morgan
Author & Activist
Khalil Muhammad
Khalil Muhammad
Historian & Professor
Diane Nash
Diane Nash
Activist
Michele Norris
Michele Norris
Journalist
Eleanor Holmes Norton
Eleanor Holmes Norton
U.S. Politician
Karen Nussbaum
Karen Nussbaum
Organizer & Activist
Barack Obama
Barack Obama
U.S. President, 2009-2017
Sandra Day O'Connor
Sandra Day O'Connor
U.S. Supreme Court Justice (1981-2006)
Danica Patrick
Danica Patrick
American Race Car Driver
Maria Pepe
Maria Pepe
Baseball Player
Lynn Povich
Lynn Povich
Journalist
Michal Raz-Russo
Michal Raz-Russo
Curator
Robert Redford
Robert Redford
Actor/Director
David Remnick
David Remnick
Journalist
Amy Richards
Amy Richards
Writer & Activist
Cecile Richards
Cecile Richards
President, Planned Parenthood 2006-2018
Faith Ringgold
Faith Ringgold
Artist & Activist
Barbara "Dusty" Roads
Barbara "Dusty" Roads
Flight Attendant & Activist
Betty Rollin
Betty Rollin
Journalist & Author
Paul Roth
Paul Roth
Curator
Richard Roundtree
Richard Roundtree
Actor
Bobby Rush
Bobby Rush
Politician & Activist
Malika Saada Saar
Malika Saada Saar
Human Rights Lawyer
Zainab Salbi
Zainab Salbi
Author & Activist
Phyllis Schlafly
Phyllis Schlafly
Attorney & Conservative Activist
Cleveland Sellers
Cleveland Sellers
Activist
Jamel Shabazz
Jamel Shabazz
Photographer
Reverend Al Sharpton
Reverend Al Sharpton
Civil Rights Activist
Beverly Guy-Sheftall
Beverly Guy-Sheftall
Writer & Activist
Shirley Sherrod
Shirley Sherrod
Activist
Barbara Smith
Barbara Smith
Activist
Esta Soler
Esta Soler
Activist
Mario Sprouse
Mario Sprouse
Musician & Composer
Gloria Steinem
Gloria Steinem
Writer & Activist
Bryan Stevenson
Bryan Stevenson
Founder, Equal Justice Initiative
C. Vivian Stringer
C. Vivian Stringer
Basketball Coach
Kathrine Switzer
Kathrine Switzer
Marathon Runner
George Takei
George Takei
Actor & Activist
Marlo Thomas
Marlo Thomas
Actor & Activist
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Playwright
C.T. Vivian
C.T. Vivian
Minister & Activist
Alice Walker
Alice Walker
Author
Darren Walker
Darren Walker
President, Ford Foundation
John Waters
John Waters
Filmmaker
Faye Wattleton
Faye Wattleton
Reproductive Rights Activist
Sarah Weddington
Sarah Weddington
Lawyer & Reproductive Rights Activist
Cornel West
Cornel West
Philosopher & Activist
Andrew Young
Andrew Young
U.S. Ambassador
Genevieve Young
Genevieve Young
Gordon Parks' Wife
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