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Feature:Amandla Stenberg

  Named for the Zulu and Xhosa word for "power," Amandla was born in Los Angeles on October 23, 1998, to Karen Brailsford and Tom Stenberg. Her mother is African-American and her father is Danish (and of part Inuit-Greenlandic ancestry). Amandla landed the first of her Disney catalog modeling shoots when she was four years… Continue reading Feature:Amandla Stenberg

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Feature: Aisha Tyler

aisha tyler is an actor, comedian, director, author and activist. she is currently co-host of the hit cbs daytime talker the talk. aisha joined  in season two, for which the show was nominated for three emmy awards. the talk is the fastest growing show in daytime television and launched its fourth season to record ratings, garnering five… Continue reading Feature: Aisha Tyler

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Feature: Venus Williams

      Athlete. Entrepreneur. Best-selling author. Olympic Gold medalist. Activist. Designer. Daughter. Sister. Champion. Each of these describes Venus Williams, but on their own they fail to capture the sum of her person. Growing up in a tight-knit family and coached by her parents Richard and Oracene, Williams entered the pro ranks of the… Continue reading Feature: Venus Williams

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Feature: Tatyana Ali

Tatyana Ali is a Broadway-trained actress, singer, producer, activist and graduate of Harvard University. Known to millions worldwide from her role as “Ashley Banks” on the iconic television series “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air,” Ali can soon be seen as sharp-witted personal assistant “Maya” in the highly anticipated BET comedy “Second Generation Wayans” about… Continue reading Feature: Tatyana Ali

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Feature: Ory Okolloh

Ory Okolloh was one of the founding members of Ushahidi and served as executive director from 2008 through 2010. In early 2011, Ory joined Google as their Policy Manager for Africa. The role will involve developing policies and strategies on a number of areas of relevance to Google and the Internet in Africa and will… Continue reading Feature: Ory Okolloh

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Feature: Maya Wiley

Maya Wiley is the founder and President of the Center for Social Inclusion, a national public policy strategy organization that works to unite public policy research and grassroots advocacy to transform structural racial inequity into structural fairness and inclusion. A civil rights attorney and policy advocate, Ms. Wiley graduated from Columbia University School of Law… Continue reading Feature: Maya Wiley