Cenk Kadir Uygur is a Turkish-American activist, political commentator and businessman known for ‘The Young Turks’, a political and social show. Cenk founded and happens to be the co-host of ‘The Young Turks’. He was a prolific attorney in Washington D.C. before embarking on a career as a political commentator. He enjoys a massive fan base in the USA due to his fearless activism and heated debates conducted on his show with a hint of satirical humour. Since his younger days, Cenk has been speaking openly about conservatism, affirmative action, feminism and abortion, and is now known as a full-fledged progressive activist. Apart from hosting his online show, Cenk was seen making political commentaries on MSNBC, and before being replaced by Al Sharpton, he hosted a weeknight commentary show on the network. He also served as the chief news officer at Current TV and succeeded Keith Olbermann. Cenk has been an activist since his college and law school days and he has raised his voice against the oppression of the minorities and Muslims in the gulf countries.