List Of Most Woke Celebrities
The past few years have seen an explosion of woke celebrities. From Taylor Swift to Kanye West, Madonna to Amy Schumer, there are so many ways that celebrities can be politically active and socially conscious. So, who is the most woke celebrity?
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Kanye West is a rapper and songwriter whose music has been played on the radio. He is also a fashion designer, producer, record producer, music producer and record producer. Kanye was born in Atlanta, Georgia in 1977 to Donda West nee Scripson and Ray West. His father was manager of the football team at Clark Atlanta University from 1979–1985 and his mother was chairwoman of Spelman College’s Department of Music from 1986–1992.
Kanye began rapping in sixth grade inspired by hip-hop greats such as Slick Rick and Run DMC who used their lyrics to express their frustration with racial inequality. In high school he formed a group called Go Getters with his friend Jay-Z but it didn’t last long because they never found anyone else to join them.
Madonna is one of the most famous singers in the world, and she’s been a feminist since the beginning of her career. She has been a vocal supporter of the LGBT community, as well as being a prominent supporter of Black Lives Matter.
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Taylor Swift has been a supporter of the LGBTQ community for years. She has used her platform to speak out on gay rights, donating money and time to causes that support LGBTQ people.
In 2015, she spoke at a rally in Tennessee where she called for an end to state laws that allow businesses and government officials to discriminate against LGBTQ people. The singer also spoke out against HB2, North Carolina’s discriminatory law that bans transgender people from using public restrooms designated for their gender identity. She joined stars like Miley Cyrus and Demi Lovato in donating $100k each toward the fight against this law. Swift publicly endorsed Hillary Clinton’s bid for president in 2016 through an Instagram post that showed her with Clinton at one of the candidate’s rallies pictured above.
Amy Schumer is a comedian, actress and writer. She’s also a feminist, an advocate of the Black Lives Matter movement and supporter of LGBT rights as well as environmental issues.
Schumer is one of the most visible supporters of refugees in Hollywood. In 2015 she started her own foundation called “Goldie’s Gift” which helps people who have been displaced by war or natural disaster rebuild their lives here in the United States.
As a liberal, Alex Baldwin is not shy about sharing his opinions on the current administration. In fact, he’s made it clear that he doesn’t approve of anything Trump-related. “Trump is a liar,” Baldwin said in an interview with ABC News last year. “He’s committing crimes against humanity, and I don’t want my children to be included in those lies.”
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Though not everyone who is famous has a political message, many celebrities have taken to social media to rant about political issues. The above are a few of the most woke celebrities on Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.
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