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Connie Rice, one of the most influential lawyers; Robin D. G. Kelley, professor, UCLA.
Protests at the pipeline site in North Dakota began in the spring of 2016.
Two-time Emmy and Grammy award-winning comedian Kathy Griffin
Honored for her work, Kathy Bates is an undeniable force on stage, screen and television.
Trevor Noah is the host of the award-winning program The Daily Show on Comedy Central.
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz has been active in the international Indigenous movement for decades.
Academy Award-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone has directed and written numerous films.
Kenny Burrell is one of the most respected jazz artists in the world.
Graham Nash is a founding member of the iconic bands the Hollies and Crosby, Stills & Nash
Self-described Democratic Socialist, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders
Thomas L. Friedman is an author, reporter, and columnist
Stephen Cohen is an American scholar of Russian studies