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Black Celebrities Who Uplift Communities and Give Back in a Big Way

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Black Celebrities Who Uplift Communities and Give Back in a Big Way

2.Tyler Peery

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The filmmaker has a long list of philanthropic credits to his name. Most recently, he received the coronavirus vaccine on-camera in order to help de-stigmatize vaccinations amid the ongoing pandemic in a new TV program called COVID-19 Vaccine and the Black Community: A Tyler Perry Special.

Perry has supported civil rights through large-scale and individual donations, making history in 2009 with the largest-ever individual contribution —  $1 million — to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in celebration of the organization’s 100 year anniversary. He also has a history of covering the expenses for rent, funerals and college education for those in need, particularly in his Atlanta community.

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