NAME A FAMOUS BLACK AFRICAN PERSON?

DO NOT INCLUDE MICHEL JACKSON, ROSE PARKS, MALCOLM X AND MARTIN LUTHER KING AND OBAMA

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    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

  • 4 years ago

    Marcus Garvey Frederick Douglas Adam Clayton Powell Bill "Bojangles" Robinson The Nicholas Brothers Lena Horne Billie Holiday Miles Davis Duke Ellington Count Basie Cab Calloway Jackie Robinson Ethel Waters Bessie Smith Ma Rainey Louis Armstrong

  • 1 decade ago

    Ophra

    Samuel L. Jackson

    Whoopi Goldbert

    Denzel Washington

    Cuba Gooding Jr

    Nelson Mandela

    Mohamed Ali

    Forest Whitaker

    Morgan Freeman

    Magic Jordan

    Shakeel O'Neal

    Grant Hill

    Beyonce Knowles

  • 1 decade ago

    Marian Anderson- she was the first African American to sing at the Metropolitan Opera

    WilliamEdward Burghardt DuBois-First African American to get a doctoral degree from Harvard University

    BB King-The blues King

    Sidney Poitier-First African American actor to win an Oscar for his role in Lilies of the Fields in 1963.

    I could go on and on as there are many that are famous but non talked about.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Harriet Tubman, Nelson Mandela

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Blair Underwood

    Taye Biggs

  • doc
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    Morgan Freeman

    Cube Gooding JR.

    Jesse Jackson- not Michael

  • 1 decade ago

    Dr George Washington Carver.

  • 1 decade ago

    Morgan Tsvangirai

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Robert Mugabe

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