Dear Buhari Signatories

Luminaries leading the way


Samuel Adegoke, Actor

Riz Ahmed, British Actor, Rapper, Activist

Jackie Aina, Beauty Advocate & Influencer   

Gbenga Akinnagbe, Actor & Writer

Nnamdi Asomugha, Actor & Producer, Former NFL Cornerback

Alexandra Baldeh Loras, Journalist & Diversity Consultant Brazil

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, Paster

Harry Belafonte, Singer, Actor, Activist

Douglas Belchior, Educator,Founder of UNEafro-Brasil Movement

Farida Bemba Nabourema, Human Rights Activist & Writer

Rep.-Elect Jamaal Bowman, Congressman New York 16th District

Sharon Chuter, UOMA Beauty, CEO, Founder

Kimberlé Crenshaw, Lawyer, Civil Rights Advocate, Philosopher

Jamil Dakwar, Director of ACLU Human Rights Program

Alphonso David, President of the Human Rights Campaign

Angela Davis, Political Activist, Professor, Author

Rosario Dawson, Actress, Activist, Producer

Sabrina Dhowre Elba, Model, Activist

Rokhaya Diallo, French Journalist, Author, Filmmaker, Activist

Reni Eddo-Lodge, British Journalist, Author

Cynthia Erivo, Actress, Singer, Songwriter

Sybrina Fulton, Social Justice Advocate, Mother of Trayvon Martin

Danny Glover, Actor, Film Director, Political Activist

Nana Gyamfi, Attorney, Executive Director of the Black Alliance for Just Immigration

Lennox Hinds, Civil Rights Attorney, Professor, Author

Afua Hirsch, British Journalist

Jidenna, Artist

Mariame Kaba, Organizer , Writer

Ibram X. Kendi, Boston University Director of Antiracist Research, Author, Activist

Alicia Keys, Singer-Songwriter

Angélique Kidjo, Singer-Songwriter, Actress, Activist

Rev. Dr. Bernice King, CEO of The King Center, Minister

Naomi Klein, Canadian Journalist, Author, Filmmaker, Activist

Nelson Makamo, South African Painter

Dep. Erica Malunguinho, Brazilian Congresswoman, Educator, Activist

Jaha Mapenzi Dukureh, Women’s Rights Activist & Anti-female Genital Mutilation Campaigner

Matt McGorry, Actor, Abolitionist, Activist & Feminist

Aja Monet, Poet, Writer, Lyricist, Activist

Marc Morial, President & CEO of the National Urban League

Ibtihaj Muhammad, Olympic Sabre Fencer

Kumi Naidoo, Global Ambassador for Africans Rising for Justice, Peace & Dignity

Ijeoma Oluo, New York Times Bestselling Author & Speaker

Rep. Ilhan Omar, Representative of Minnesota 5th Congressional District

Yvonne Orji, Actress & Comedian

Mark Ruffalo, Actor, Producer, & Climate Change & Renewable Energy Advocate

Angela Rye, CNN & NPR Political Commentator & Analyst, CEO & Principal of IMPACT Strategies

Kendrick Sampson, Actor & Activist

Laolu Senbanjo, Visual Artist, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Former Human Rights Attorney

Salil Shetty, 8th Secretary General for Amnesty International, Indian Human Rights Activist

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Asst Professor of African-American Studies at Princeton University, Author, & Activist

Hank Willis Thomas, Conceptual Artist, Co-founder For Freedoms

Greta Thunberg, Swedish Environmental Activist

Redi Tlhabi, South African Journalist, Producer, & Author

Ayọ Tometi, Human Rights Advocate, Writer, Founder of Diaspora Rising, Co-Founder of Black Lives Matter

Assa Traoré, French Black Lives Matter Activist, Leader of Committee for Justice and Truth for Adama

V (formerly known as Eve Ensler), Tony Award winning Playwright, Performer, Activist

Vince Warren, Civil Rights Lawyer, Executive Director of the Center for Constitutional Rights

Kerry Washington, Actress, Producer, Director

Jesse Williams, Actor, Abolitionist, Activist, Director, Producer

Emira Woods, Premier Pan African Movement Strategist