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13 Times Jesse Williams Proved He's Woke (And Fine) AF

Dreams do come true...

Jesse Williams was introduced to most of us as Dr. Jackson Avery via Grey's Anatomy, but his outspoken activism has made him not only a hero on the screen, but in real life too.

Here are 13 times Jesse Williams proved he's woke (and fine) AF!

1. .  That time the world began to open their eyes to the brilliant beauty that Jesse is... #demeyes.

...All while wearing a hoodie to honor Trayvon Martin while defending Michael Brown.

2. .  That time he talked about being fine AF based upon European standards of beauty (again, #demeyes) and how it allows him to function in a racist world.

From The Guardian:

3. .  That time he came together with other members of black Hollywood for a town hall meeting to discuss Black Lives Matter.

 

Here's an idea of how many people showed up, and more info on what was going down. Read below.

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4. .  That time he got on the BET stage and blew everyone’s minds.

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5. .  And then that time irrelevant people were upset about his non-hateful speech.

They even created a petition to get him fired from Grey's Anatomy. He responded to the haters and blasted a media outlet for encouraging them at the #samedamntime!

Needless to say, Shonda Rhimes wasn't having it, anyway!

6. .  That time he blasted Melania Trump for plaigiarizing Michelle Obama's speech.

Williams epically roasted Melania Trump after she "borrowed" graphs from an old Michelle Obama speech that would've gotten her expelled from any college in the nation... had she not dropped out.

Even Chaka Khan appreciated the light-hearted fun.

7. .  That time he had the best New Years resolution.

8. .  That time he furiously tweeted about the death of Sandra Bland.

While women were hashtagging #SayHerName - created to remind the world that black women are being killed just as unjustly and brutally as men of color - Williams was right there to show his support. (There were over 20 tweets in his heartfelt rant.)

9. .  That time he basically offered up love advice to all.

10. .  That time he schooled the world on the Baltimore riots.

And that wasn't even the end of it! #Swoon!

11. .  Oh, and that time he looked fine AF while being woke AF.

12. .  That time he defended black masculinity.

At the time, some were criticizing Michael B. Jordan and Ryan Coogler for showing affection for one another as friends.

13. .  Oh wait...there's more.

Maybe this pic of him with his gorgeous (then preggers) wife, donned in those amazing purple shoes. #Adorable!

 

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