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Celebrities are using their platforms to take up the light first carried by former NFL football player Colin Kaepernick.

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1. Bill Russell, former NBA Hall Of Famer

2. Solange, singer

3. Gillian Anderson & David Duchovny, “X-File” stars

4. Tracee Ellis Ross, star of “Black-ish”

5. Pharrell Williams, rapper/producer