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Updated on Oct 2, 2020. Posted on Feb 20, 2020

29 Black Celebrities And Public Figures Who Are Actually Vegan

Veganism is growing and has no plans of slowing down.

Did you guys know that African Americans are the fastest-growing vegan demographic? And even though people jokingly say there are no black vegans, a 2016 Pew Research Center survey found that 8% of African American adults identified as vegan. Say whaaaaa?

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Many celebrities have used their platforms to speak on veganism in some shape or form: Jay-Z and Beyoncé offered free tickets to fans if they went vegan, Jaden Smith launched a vegan food truck for the homeless, Cardi B started a vegan fashion line, and the list goes on and on.

Below, we've rounded up 29 black celebrities who are not only proud vegans, but who may just inspire your next food leap:

1. Colin Kaepernick

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2. Serena Williams

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3. Venus Williams

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4. Stevie Wonder

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5. Russell Simmons

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6. Dawn Richard

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7. Erykah Badu

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8. Taraji P. Henson

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9. Mýa

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10. Angela Y. Davis

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11. Robin Quivers

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12. Ava DuVernay

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13. Kyrie Irving

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14. Kimberly Elise

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15. Waka Flocka Flame

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16. Cory Booker

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17. Carl Lewis

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18. Ron Finley

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19. JaVale McGee

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20. Tracye McQuirter

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21. John Salley

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22. Seba Johnson

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23. RZA

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24. Persia White

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25. Leona Lewis

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26. Vanessa A. Williams

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27. Styles P

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28. YG

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29. Lizzo

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