From 2000: rapper Ice-T, singer Nikka Costa.
From 2000: the Rev. Al Sharpton, singer Jay-Z.
From 2000: author Cornel West, actor Adam Sandler.
From 2000: Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., music group Outkast.
From 2000: comic Martin Lawrence, singer Sade.
From 2000: talk show host Bill Maher, hip-hop poet Saul Williams.
From 2000: actress Pamela Anderson, rapper Mystikal.
Former NBA player Kevin Johnson; Lil'Kim.
From 2000: author Stanley Crouch, music guest De La Soul.
From 2000: comic-actor Jamie Foxx, music group Boyz II Men.
Judge Mayblean Ephraim of "Divorce Court"; rap musician Common.
Actor Morgan Freeman, music guest Lucy Pearl.
Comic-actor Bernie Mac, singer Jill Scott.
From 1999: former Washington, D.C., Mayor Marion Barry Jr.; rapper Jay-Z.
Ananda Lewis; Kelis.
From 1999: Cedric the Entertainer, rapper Nas.
The Roots; Taye Diggs.
From 1999: promoter Don King, rapper Dr. Dre.
Colin Quinn; comedian JB Smoove.
Radio host Ken Hamblin; singer Me'shell Ndegeocello.
Author Iyanla Vanzant, music guest Mobb Deep.
The Rev. Al Sharpton, music guest Les Nubians.
Basketball player Allen Iverson, music guest Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Director Spike Lee, music guest D'Angelo.
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From 1998: actress Lisa Nicole Carson, music guest the Beastie Boys.
Journalist Ed Bradley, music guest Chaka Khan.
Former NBA star Earvin "Magic" Johnson, music guest Method Man.
Regent Ward Connerly, music guest Don "D.C." Curry.
Comic-actor Adam Sandler, music guest Faith Evans.
From 1998: radio talk show host Larry Elder, music guest Jay Z.
From 1998: comic-actor D.L. Hughley, music guest Outkast.
From 1998: musician Wynton Marsalis, music guest Biz Markie.
From 1998: actress Rosie Perez, music guest Esthero.
From 1998: talk show host Jerry Springer, music guest DMX.
Comedian Melanie Camacho; Jayson Williams.
From 1998: NAACP president Kweisi Mfume, music guest Lenny Kravitz.
From 1998: attorney Johnnie Cochran, music guest Tricky.
From 1997: actress Jada Pinkett, music guest LSG.
From 1997: boxer Roy Jones Jr., music guest Salt-N-Pepa.
From 1997: comic George Carlin, music guest Usher.
From 1997: the Rev. Al Sharpton, music guest Mary J. Blige.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson, music guest Rakim.
From 1997: comic Chris Spencer, music guest Bobby Brown.
From 1997: music guest Busta Rhymes, Rep. J.C. Watts Jr., R-Okla.
From 1997: journalist Bryant Gumbel, music guest L.L. Cool J.
From 1997: actress Vivica A. Fox, music guest Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott.
From 1997: actress Whoopi Goldberg, music guest JoJo, formerly of Jodeci.
From 1997: talk show host Conan O'Brien, music guest Wyclef Jean of the Fugees.
From 1997: actor-comic Arsenio Hall, music guest Puff Daddy.
From 1997: comic Tracy Morgan, music guest Erykah Badu.
From 1997: model Tyson Beckford, music guest Maxwell.
John Amos; Stanley Crouch; musical group Cake.
From 1997: actress Jenifer Lewis; music guest D'Angelo leads an all-star band.
Johnnie Cochran; Artist Formerly Known As Prince.