7 Standout Black Figures In Sports And Entertainment Who Empower Us

This February, HuffPost Black Voices is honoring black men and women who are paving the way to a better future for black America. We are highlighting the work of deserving individuals who are striving to make the world a more inclusive place across their respective fields.

This week, we’re honoring some of the trailblazers in the world of sports and entertainment.

From a groundbreaking sabre fencer to a multi-hyphenate actor, the following men and women who have ― inadvertently or not ― used their talents for the betterment and advancement of black culture.

Here are seven entertainers and athletes we believe have been making noteworthy cultural strides.

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