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The Tastemakers

Our community’s Tastemakers address our hopes and concerns, delivering our messages to millions.  Whether they are comedians who make us laugh, writers who make us cry, actors and singers who transport us to another world, or the producers and directors who make it all happen, our Tastemakers make us all proud by bridging the gap between entertainment and civic engagement.

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Mara Brock Akil
Television writer and producer
@MaraBrockAkil 

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Mary J. Blige
Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, record producer, rapper and actress
@MaryJBlige

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Jamie Foxx
Grammy Award-winning musician, Academy Award-winning actor, stand-up comedian, singer-songwriter, and talk radio host
@iamjamiefoxx

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Alicia Keys
Singer-songwriter, Pianist, Musician, and Actress.
@AliciaKeys

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Nia Long
Actor
@NiaLong 

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Shonda Rhimes
Award-winning television producer, director and screenwriter
@ShondaRhimes

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Wanda Sykes
Stand-up comedian, actress
@iamwandasykes

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Kerry Washington
Primetime Emmy Award-, Screen Actors Guild Award- and Golden Globe Award-nominated actress
@kerrywashington

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Alfre Woodard
Academy Award-nominated and Primetime Emmy Award-, Golden Globe Award-, and Screen Actors Guild Award-winning actress
@AlfreWoodard

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Beyoncé
Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, actress
@Beyonce

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Bryan-Michael Cox
Grammy Award-winning songwriter and producer
@Bryan_M_COX 

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Andre Johnson
Executive Vice president, Magic Johnson Enterprises

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Tonya Lewis Lee
Television producer, author
@tonyalewislee

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Raven-Symoné
Actor, singer, dancer, television producer, and fashion model
@MissRavenSymone

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Tasha Smith
Actor
@tashasmith4real 

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Gabrielle Union
Actor
@itsgabrielleu 

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Alek Wek
Goodwill Ambassador, UNHCR (the UN's Refugee Agency)
@TheRealAlekWek