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Biden’s Famous Advocates: 5 Black Celebrities Who Have Endorsed Joe Biden

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As the 2024 presidential election looms, celebrities are openly voicing their support for candidates across the political spectrum. Several Black celebrities have emerged as vocal advocates and supporters of President Joe Biden, leveraging their platforms to endorse his policies and vision for America. From musicians to actors and activists, these figures play a critical role in galvanizing support within the Black community and beyond.

 

John Legend

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John Legend, renowned for his soulful voice and humanitarian efforts, has long supported Biden. John’s endorsement goes beyond mere words; he has actively participated in campaign events, using his music and influence to rally voters. In 2021, the Grammy-winning singer performed at a Biden-Harris inauguration, and he has continued to support their administration.

 

Kerry Washington

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Scandal actor Kerry Washington has been an ardent supporter of Biden and Harris. Kerry celebrated the duo’s win in 2020 and has frequently taken to Instagram to advocate for Biden’s social justice policies. Her activism extends to hosting virtual events and participating in voter registration drives, making her a significant force in mobilizing the electorate.

 

Oprah Winfrey

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Oprah Winfrey’s endorsement is a powerful statement in the political arena. The media mogul has expressed her support for Biden, highlighting his empathy and experience. Oprah has been a vocal supporter of Biden since his time as Barack Obama’s running mate. She even sat down with the now-President ahead of the 2020 election on her Super Soul Sunday series to discuss his policies.

 

Common

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Rapper and actor Common has come out in full force to back Biden’s administration. Following the 2020 election, Common spoke to NME about his decision to support the President.

“Joe Biden is the first presidential candidate, now president-elect and soon to be president, that I’ve ever seen say the words’ systemic racism’,” Common said. “You have never heard any other president talking about systemic racism. This is important because America has had an issue with racism for a long time, for as long as it has been a country.”

 

Halle Berry

Halle Berry and first lady Jill Biden share a laugh after speaking during a roundtable discussion highlighting women's health research at University of Illinois on January 11, 2024 in Chicago, Illinois.
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Halle Berry has publicly supported Biden, often using her social media to highlight his administration’s initiatives. In January, the Academy Award-winning actor teamed up with First Lady Jill Biden to promote women’s health programs in Chicago. According to ABC 7, Halle joined Jill at the University of Illinois-Chicago campus as part of a program designed to address concerns from perimenopausal and menopausal women.

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