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I need a list of Famous Black american leaders start from A to Z.?

i am going to write an essay about Black American Leaders. that why i need a list of Famous Black American Leaders name start from A to Z. Please help me out.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    A

    Aaliyah

    Hank Aaron

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    Ralph Abernathy

    Freddy Adu

    Alvin Ailey

    Akon

    Ira Aldridge

    Archibald Alphonso Alexander

    Muhammad Ali

    Debbie Allen

    Richard Allen

    Marian Anderson

    Maya Angelou

    Carmelo Anthony

    James Armistead

    Henry Armstrong

    Louis Armstrong

    Matthew Ashby

    Arthur Ashe

    Evelyn Ashford

    Crispus Attucks

    B

    James Baldwin

    Ella Baker

    Josephine Baker

    Ernie Banks

    Benjamin Banneker

    Amira Baraka

    Charles Barkley

    Richmond Barthé

    Count Basie

    Jean-Michel Basquiat

    Angela Bassett

    Daisy Bates

    Elgin Baylor

    Bob Beamon

    Romare Bearden

    DaMarcus Beasley

    Harry Belafonte

    Shari Belafonte-Harper

    James "Cool Papa" Bell

    Albert Belle

    Andre Benjamin (Andre 3000)

    Chuck Berry

    Halle Berry

    Mary McLeod Bethune

    Black Panthers

    Eubie Blake

    Mary J. Blige

    Julian Bond

    Barry Bonds

    Arna Bontemps

    Ralph Boston

    Edward Bouchet

    Lil' Bow Wow

    Boyz II Men

    Benjamin Bradley

    Tom Bradley

    Brandy

    Herman Russell Branson

    Andre Braugher

    Carol Moseley-Braun

    Valerie Brisco-Hooks

    Lou Brock

    Edward Brooke

    Avery Brooks

    Gwendolyn Brooks

    Foxy Brown

    James Brown

    Jim Brown

    Kobe Bryant

    Buck Buchanan

    Edward Bullins

    Ralph Bunche

    Harry T. Burleigh

    Leroy Burrell

    LeVar Burton

    Octavia Butler

    C

    Lee Calhoun

    Cab Calloway

    Roy Campanella

    Earl Campbell

    Milt Campbell

    Rod Carew

    Stokely Carmichael

    Diahann Carroll

    Julia Carson

    Benny Carter

    Betty Carter

    Cris Carter

    George Washington Carver

    Wilt Chamberlain

    Chamillionaire

    Emmett W. Chappelle

    Ray Charles

    Charles W. Chesnutt

    Chingy

    Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm

    Chuck D

    Ciara

    Joseph Cinqué

    Kenneth B. Clark

    Eldridge Cleaver

    George Clinton

    Alice Coachman

    Johnny Cochran

    Jewel Plummer Cobb

    Natalie Cole

    Nat "King" Cole

    Rebecca Cole

    John Coltrane

    Sean "Diddy" Combs

    John Conyers

    Coolio

    Bill Cosby

    David Crosthwait, Jr.

    Scatman Crothers

    Paul Cuffe

    Countee Cullen

    D

    Dorothy Dandridge

    Angela Davis

    Benjamin O. Davis, Jr.

    Benjamin O. Davis, Sr.

    Ernie Davis

    Miles Davis

    Ossie Davis

    Sammy Davis Jr.

    Dominique Dawes

    William L. Dawson

    Ruby Dee

    Anita DeFrantz

    Martin Robinson Delany

    Destiny's Child

    Robert Nathaniel Dett

    Gail Devers

    Eric Dickerson

    Bo Diddley

    Harrison Dillard

    David Dinkins

    Father Divine

    DMX

    Larry Doby

    Snoop Dogg

    Antoine "Fats" Domino

    Tony Dorsett

    Thomas A. Dorsey

    Frederick Douglass

    James "Buster" Douglas

    Dr. Dre

    Charles Richard Drew

    W. E. B. Du Bois

    Paul Laurence Dunbar

    Katherine Dunham

    Jean Baptiste Point du Sable

    E

    Marian Wright Edelman

    Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds

    Clarence L. Elder

    Lee Elder

    Joycelyn Elders

    Duke Ellington

    Missy Elliott

    Ralph Ellison

    Philip Emeagwali

    Julius "Dr. J" Erving

    Lee Evans

    Medgar Evers

    Myrlie Evers-Williams

    Patrick Ewing

    Aaliyah–Ewing | Farmer–Innis | Jackson–Ludacris | Mac–Puckett | Rabb–Swoopes | Tanner–Van Der Zee

    F

    James Farmer

    Louis Farrakhan

    Cecil Fielder

    Ella Fitzgerald

    Laurence Fishburne

    Lil' Fizz

    Curt Flood

    Evan Forde

    George Foreman

    Redd Foxx

    Aretha Franklin

    John Hope Franklin

    Joe Frazier

    Walt Frazier

    John Freeman

    Morgan Freeman

    The Fugees

    Charles Fuller

    G

    Clarence "Big House" Gaines

    Alonzo "Jake" Gaither

    The Game

    Henry Highland Garnet

    Marcus Garvey

    Cito Gaston

    Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

    Marvin Gaye

    George Gervin

    Althea Gibson

    Bob Gibson

    Josh Gibson

    Dizzy Gillespie

    Yolande Cornelia "Nikki" Giovanni

    Danny Glover

    Whoopi Goldberg

    Cuba Gooding, Jr.

    Berry Gordy, Jr.

    Louis Gossett, Jr.

    Joe Greene

    Greensboro Four

    Pam Grier

    Ken Griffey, Jr.

    Archie Griffin

    Florence Griffith Joyner

    Archibald H. Grimke

    Tony Gwynn

    H

    Marvin Hagler

    Alex Haley

    Lloyd Augustus Hall

    Prince Hall

    Fannie Lou (Townsend) Hamer

    Lisa Gay Hamilton

    Jupiter Hammon

    Lionel Hampton

    Herbie Hancock

    William Christopher Handy

    Lorraine Hansberry

    Ben Harper

    Barbara C. Harris

    Franco Harris

    William H. Hastie

    Richard Gordon Hatcher

    Elvin Hayes

    Roland Hayes

    Thomas Hearns

    Rickey Henderson

    Jimi Hendrix

    Matthew Henson

    Leon A. Higginbotham, Jr.

    Anita Hill

    Lauryn Hill

    Gregory Hines

    Billie Holiday

    Larry Holmes

    Evander Holyfield

    John Lee Hooker

    Bell Hooks

    Benjamin Hooks

    Lena Horne

    Charles Hamilton Houston

    Whitney Houston

    William DeHart Hubbard

    Langston Hughes

    Zora Neale Hurston

    I

    Ice Cube

    Ice T

    Samuel Elmer Imes

    Roy Innis

    Aaliyah–Ewing | Farmer–Innis | Jackson–Ludacris | Mac–Puckett | Rabb–Swoopes | Tanner–Van Der Zee

    J

    Bo Jackson

    Janet Jackson

    Jesse Jackson

    Mahalia Jackson

    Maynard Jackson

    Michael Jackson

    Reggie Jackson

    Samuel L. Jackson

    Daniel "Chappie" James, Jr.

    LeBron James

    Judith Jamison

    Ja Rule

    Jay-Z

    Eve Jeffers

    Mae Jemison

    Thomas L. Jennings

    Derek Jeter

    Ervin "Magic" Johnson

    Jack Johnson

    James Weldon Johnson

    John Johnson

    Johnnie Johnson

    Judy Johnson

    Michael Johnson

    Rafer Johnson

    Robert Johnson

    Robert L. Johnson

    Deacon Jones

    Frederick McKinley Jones

    James Earl Jones

    Lois Mailou Jones

    Marion Jones

    Mike Jones

    Quincy Jones

    Roy Jones Jr.

    Scott Joplin

    Barbara Jordan

    Michael Jordan

    Jackie Joyner-Kersee

    Percy Julian

    Johanna July

    Ernest Everett Just

    K

    Maulana Karenga

    Jason Kidd

    Lil' Kim

    Jamaica Kincaid

    B.B. King

    Coretta Scott King

    Don King

    Martin Luther King Jr.

    Anna Kingsley

    Eartha Kitt

    L

    John Mercer Langston

    Nella Larsen

    Eriq La Salle

    Queen Latifah

    Lewis Howard Latimer

    Martin Lawrence

    Jacob Lawrence

    Huddie Ledbetter

    Buck Leonard

    Sugar Ray Leonard

    Bill Lewis

    Carl Lewis

    Edmonia Lewis

    John R. Lewis

    Reginald Lewis

    Sonny Liston

    Earl Lloyd

    Alain Locke

    Greenbury Logan

    Joe Louis

    Toussaint L'Ouverture

    Ludacris

    Aaliyah–Ewing | Farmer–Innis | Jackson–Ludacris | Mac–Puckett | Rabb–Swoopes | Tanner–Van Der Zee

    M

    Bernie Mac

    Malcolm X

    Karl Malone

    Moses Malone

    Wynton Marsalis

    Thurgood Marshall

    Willie Mays

    Bob McAdoo

    Henry Cecil Ransom McBay

    Willie McCovey

    Elijah J. McCoy

    Hattie McDaniel

    Floyd McKissick

    Butterfly McQueen

    James Meredith

    Kweisi Mfume

    Cheryl Miller

    Charles Mingus

    Arthur Mitchell

    Joe Morgan

    Thelonious Monk

    Warren Moon

    Archie Moore

    Michael Moorer

    Garrett Augustus Morgan

    Toni Morrison

    Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton

    Mos Def

    Edwin Moses

    Marion Motley

    Robert Russa Moton

    Benjamin Franklin Muhammad

    Elijah Muhammad

    Calvin Murphy

    Eddie Murphy

    Eddie Murray

    Mya

    N

    Nas

    Nelly

    Aaron Neville

    Huey Newton

    Thandie Newton

    Fayard Nicholas

    Jessye Norman

    Eleanor Holmes Norton

    The Notorious B.I.G.

    O

    Barack Obama

    Hakeem Olajuwon

    Shaquille O'Neal

    Outkast

    Jesse Owens

    P

    Master P

    Alan Page

    Satchel Paige

    Charlie "Bird" Parker

    Gordon Parks

    Rosa Parks

    Floyd Patterson

    Antwan Patton (Big Boi)

    Walter Payton

    Calvin Peete

    Ann Petry

    P. B. S. Pinchback

    Jada Pinkett-Smith

    Horace Pippin

    Scottie Pippen

    Leonard Pitts, Jr.

    Homer Plessy

    Sidney Poitier

    Fritz Pollard

    Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.

    Colin Powell

    Mike Powell

    Leontyne Price

    Prince

    Richard Pryor

    Gabriel Prosser

    Kirby Puckett

    Aaliyah–Ewing | Farmer–Innis | Jackson–Ludacris | Mac–Puckett | Rabb–Swoopes | Tanner–Van Der Zee

    R

    Maurice F. Rabb, Jr.

    Gertrude "Ma" Rainey

    Joseph Rainey

    A. Philip Randolph

    Virginia Randolph

    Charles Rangel

    Otis Redding

    Willis Reed

    Gloria Reuben

    Hiram R. Revels

    Butch Reynolds

    Ving Rhames

    Condoleezza Rice

    Jerry Rice

    Pretty Ricky

    Norbert Rillieux

    Oscar Robertson

    Paul Robeson

    David Robinson

    Eddie Robinson

    Frank Robinson

    Holly Robinson-Peete

    Jackie Robinson

    Smokey Robinson

    Sugar Ray Robinson

    Chris Rock

    Dennis Rodman

    Esther Rolle

    Howard E. Rollins, Jr.

    Lil' Romeo

    Diana Ross

    Carl Rowan

    Darius Rucker

    Wilma Rudolph

    Bill Russell

    John Russwurm

    Bayard Rustin

    Busta Rhymes

    S

    Ignatius Sancho

    Barry Sanders

    Deion Sanders

    Augusta Christine Fells Savage

    Gale Sayers

    Dred Scott

    Seal

    Bobby Seale

    Myra C. Selby

    Tupac Shakur

    Ntozake Shange

    Fred Shuttlesworth

    Charlie Sifford

    Nina Simone

    O.J. Simpson

    Sinbad

    Robert Smalls

    Bessie Smith

    Emmitt Smith

    Lee Smith

    Ozzie Smith

    Will Smith

    Wesley Snipes

    Joel Elias Spingarn

    Leon Spinks

    Latrell Sprewell

    Willie Stargell

    C. K. (Charles Kenzie) Steele

    William Grant Still

    Carl B. Stokes

    Moorfield Storey

    Lynn Swann

    Howard Swanson

    Sheryl Swoopes

    Aaliyah–Ewing | Farmer–Innis | Jackson–Ludacris | Mac–Puckett | Rabb–Swoopes | Tanner–Van Der Zee

    T

    Henry Tanner

    Lawrence Taylor

    Mary Eliza Church Terrell

    Clarence Thomas

    Frank Thomas

    Isiah Thomas

    Thurman Thomas

    John Thompson

    Wallace Thurman

    Tone-Loc

    Jean Toomer

    Pierre Toussaint

    Virgil Garnett Trice, Jr.

    Sojourner Truth

    Harriet Tubman

    Chris Tucker

    Charles Henry Turner

    Tina Turner

    Nat Turner

    Cicely Tyson

    Mike Tyson

    Wyomia Tyus

    U

    Gene Upshaw

    V

    Luther Vandross

    Gustavus Vassa

    Sarah Vaughan

    Mo Vaughn

    Denmark Vesey

    W

    Dwyane Wade

    Jersey Joe Walcott

    Alice Walker

    Herschel Walker

    Maggie Lena (Mitchell) Walker

    Sarah "Madame C J Walker" Walker

    Thomas "Fats" Waller

    Charlie Ward

    Booker T. Washington

    Denzel Washington

    Dinah Washington

    Harold Washington

    Muddy Waters

    Faye Wattleton

    J. C. Watts

    Damon Wayans

    Keenan Ivory Wayans

    Carl Weathers

    Robert C. Weaver

    Junior Wells

    Ida B. Wells-Barnett

    Cornel West

    Dorothy West

    Kanye West

    Phyllis Wheatley

    Forest Whitaker

    Pernell Whitaker

    Bill White

    Reggie White

    Walter White

    John Edgar Wideman

    Lenny Wilkens

    Dominique Wilkins

    Roy Wilkins

    Daniel Hale Williams

    George Washington Williams

    Jayson Williams

    Peter Williams, Jr.

    Peter Williams, Sr.

    Serena Williams

    Vanessa Williams

    Venus Williams

    Fred Williamson

    John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson

    August Wilson

    Cassandra Wilson

    Flip Wilson

    Dave Winfield

    Paul Winfield

    Oprah Winfrey

    Howlin' Wolf

    Stevie Wonder

    Granville T. Woods

    Tiger Woods

    Carter G. Woodson

    Jacqueline Woodson

    Alfre Woodard

    Richard Wright

    Wu-Tang Clan

    X

    Malcolm X

    Y

    Andrew Young

    Lester Young

    Roger Arliner Young

    Whitney M. Young, Jr.

    Z

    James Van Der Zee

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  • eycke
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    3 years ago

    Famous Black Leaders

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Booker T. Washington

    W.E.B. Dubois

    Frederick Douglass

    Harriet Tubman

    Malcolm X

    Eli Whitney

    Martin Luther King

    Andrew Young

    Jesse Jackson

    Oprah Winfrey

    Al Sharpton

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  • 1 decade ago

    H- Harriet tubman, M- Martin luther king, T- Thurgood marshall, R-Rosa parks

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  • Ice
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    1 decade ago

    Crispus Attucks http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crispus_Attucks

    Only 25 more to go....

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  • 1 decade ago

    That's too many and I am not going to do your homework for you.

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