Meet The 10 Activists From Andra Day And Common's Inspiring Oscar Performance

These unsung heroes definitely deserve their shine.

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| March 05 2018,

1:14 pm

If you caught the 2018 Oscars last night, you most likely saw an incredible performance from Andra Day and Common that included 10 activists, each fighting for a different cause. The Oscars were the perfect platform to shed light on the work that these individuals are doing while piquing our interest enough to ask who are they.





Learn more about these everyday heroes working in the field and changing lives. 

1. Alice Brown Otter

Standing Rock Activist 

2. Bana Alabed

8-year-old Syrian Refugee & Activist 

Equal Justice Initiative

Planned Parenthood

5. Dolores Huerta

Dolores Huerta Foundation, United Farm Workers of America

6. Janet Mock

Writer & Trans Activist

7. José Andrés

World Central Kitchen, serving meals in Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria

8. Nicole Hockley 

Sandy Hook Promise

9. Patrisse Cullors 

Black Lives Matter


10. Tarana Burke 

Founder of "Me Too" Movement

Thank you all for spearheading the change this country and the world desperately needs.