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This is a list of African Americans, an ethnic group of Americans from the United States. It includes people who are of full or partial African American background.


Video Lists of African Americans



Actors, actresses, and comedians

A

  • Ajiona Alexus, Actress
  • Ira Aldridge, Actor
  • Maya Angelou, Actress
  • John Amos, Actor
  • Margaret Avery, Actress
  • James Avery, Actor
  • Debbie Allen, Actress
  • Tichina Arnold, Actress
  • Anthony Anderson, Actor
  • Eddie Anderson, Actor
  • Essence Atkins, Actress
  • Mahershala Ali, Actor
  • Sharif Atkins, Actor
  • Rochelle Aytes, Actress
  • Khandi Alexander, Actress
  • Flex Alexander, Actor

B

  • Spencer Bell, Actor
  • Louise Beavers, Actress
  • Everett Brown, Actor
  • James Baskett, Actor
  • Roscoe Lee Browne, Actor
  • Avery Brooks, Actor
  • LeVar Burton, Actor
  • Angela Bassett, Actress
  • Michael Beach, Actor
  • Richard Brooks, Actor
  • Jennifer Beals (African-American Father), Actress
  • Todd Bridges, Actor
  • Halle Berry, Actress
  • Lisa Bonet (African-American Father), Actress
  • Stephen Bishop, Actor
  • Golden Brooks, Actress
  • De'Aundre Bonds, Actor
  • Joy Bryant, Actress
  • Sterling K. Brown, Actor
  • Chadwick Boseman, Actor
  • Mehcad Brooks, Actor
  • Neil Brown Jr., Actor
  • Logan Browning, Actress
  • Trai Byers, Actor
  • Danielle Brooks, Actress
  • Rob Brown, Actor
  • Zazie Beetz (African-American Mother), Actress
  • Rhyon Nicole Brown, Actress
  • Jurnee Smollett-Bell (African-American Mother), Actress

C

  • Nick Cannon, Actor
  • Common (rapper), Actor
  • Deon Cole, Actor
  • Chad Coleman, Actor
  • Mike Colter, Actor
  • Alvin Childress, Actor
  • Cab Calloway, Actor
  • Scatman Crothers, Actor
  • Rupert Crosse, Actor
  • Diahann Carroll, Actress
  • Bill Cosby, Actor
  • Nell Carter, Actress
  • Tony Cox, Actor
  • Rusty Cundieff, Actor
  • Mark Curry, Actor
  • Terry Crews, Actor
  • Kim Coles, Actress
  • Ice Cube, Actor
  • Morris Chestnut, Actor

D

  • Jude Demorest, Actress
  • Ava DuVernay, Film director
  • Teala Dunn, Actress
  • Yaya DaCosta, Actress
  • Daveed Diggs (African-American Father), Actor
  • Charles Michael Davis (half African-American), Actor
  • Taye Diggs, Actor
  • Tommy Davidson, Actor
  • Stacey Dash (African-American Father), Actress
  • Viola Davis, Actress
  • LaVan Davis, Actor
  • Cassi Davis, Actor
  • Gary Dourdan, Actor
  • Michael Dorn, Actor
  • Keith David, Actor
  • Michael Clarke Duncan, Actor
  • Suzzanne Douglas, Actress
  • Ja'Net DuBois, Actress
  • Loretta Devine, Actress
  • Ivan Dixon, Actor
  • Ruby Dee, Actress
  • Ossie Davis, Actor

E

  • Mike Epps, Actor
  • Omar Epps, Actor
  • Michael Ealy, Actor
  • Nelsan Ellis, Actor

F

  • Laurence Fishburne
  • Jaime Foxx, Actor
  • Kim Fields, Actress
  • Vivica A. Fox, Actress
  • Frankie Faison, Actor

G

  • Robin Givens, Actress
  • Roy Glenn, Actor
  • Robert Guillaume, Actor
  • Moses Gunn, Actor
  • Marla Gibbs, Actress
  • Carl Gordon, Actor
  • Louis Gossett Jr., Actor
  • Danny Glover, Actor
  • Pam Grier, Actress
  • Robert Gossett, Actor
  • David Alan Grier, Actor
  • Whoopi Goldberg, Actress
  • Clarence Gilyard, Actor
  • Jasmine Guy, Actress
  • Seth Gilliam, Actor
  • Cuba Gooding Jr., Actor
  • Eddie Griffin, Actor
  • Omar Gooding, Actor
  • Tyrese Gibson, Actor
  • Lance Gross (African-American Mother), Actor
  • Donald Glover, Actor

H

  • Paige Hurd (African-American Father), Actress
  • Ernie Hudson, Actor
  • Marques Houston, Actor
  • Jackee Harry (African-American Father), Actress
  • Brian Tyree Henry, Actor
  • Tiffany Haddish (African-American Mother) , Actress
  • Cory Hardrict, Actor
  • Andre Holland, Actor
  • Kevin Hart, Actor
  • Pooch Hall, Actor
  • Taraji P. Henson, Actress
  • Regina Hall, Actress
  • Darrin Henson, Actor
  • Russell Hornsby, Actor
  • Omari Hardwick, Actor
  • Terrance Howard, Actor
  • Arsenio Hall, Actor
  • Dennis Haysbert, Actor
  • William Jackson Harper, Actor

I

  • Rex Ingram, Actor

J

  • Skai Jackson, Actress
  • Trevor Jackson, Actor
  • Michael B. Jordan, Actor
  • Bryton James, Actor
  • Rashida Jones, Actress
  • Tamala Jones, Actress
  • Anne-Marie Johnson, Actress
  • Orlando Jones, Actor
  • Brandon T. Jackson, Actor
  • Terrence Jenkins, Actor
  • Anne-Marie Johnson (African-American father), Actress
  • Kristoff St. John, Actor
  • Samuel L. Jackson, Actor
  • James Earl Jones, Actor

K

  • Zoe Kravitz, Actress
  • Christel Khalil (African-American Mother), Actress
  • Regina King, Actress

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Beauty queens and fashion models

  • Kimberly Clarice Aiken, Miss America 1994
  • Karen Alexander, Fashion model
  • Tyra Banks, Fashion model
  • Deshauna Barber, Miss USA 2016
  • Dorothea Church, fashion model
  • Pat Cleveland, model
  • Lynnette Cole, Miss USA 2000
  • Yaya DaCosta, fashion model
  • Bruce Darnell, male model
  • Tomiko Fraser, fashion model
  • Carole Gist, Miss USA 1990
  • Quiana Grant, model
  • Shauntay Hinton, Miss USA 2002
  • Tanisha Harper, model
  • Chanel Iman (African-American Father), Fashion model.
  • Kenya Moore, Miss USA 1993
  • Kara McCullough, Miss USA 2017.
  • Nana Meriwether (African-American Father), Miss USA 2012
  • Sofia Richie (African-American Father), Fashion model
  • Chelsi Smith (African-American Father), Miss USA 1995 and Miss Universe 1995

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Businesspeople and entrepreneurs

Sports executives and businesspeople

  • Katrina Adams, Current president of the United States Tennis Association
  • Koby Altman, current General manager of the Cleveland Cavaliers.
  • Anucha Browne Sanders, former executive of the New York Knicks
  • Pinball Clemons, current Vice-chairman for the Toronto Argonauts
  • Dell Demps, Current vice president and general manager of the New Orleans Pelicans
  • Joe Dumars, former President of Basketball Operations of the Detroit Pistons
  • Wayne Embry, first African-American General manager and team president in NBA history, 2x NBA Executive of the Year
  • Rube Foster, former executive of the Chicago American Giants
  • Rod Higgins, former president of Basketball Operations for the Charlotte Bobcats
  • Billy Hunter, former executive director of the National Basketball Players Association
  • Al Haymon, manager and adviser to Floyd Mayweather Jr.
  • Michael Huyghue, former Commissioner of the United Football League
  • Stu Jackson, former Executive vice president of the National Basketball Association, current associate Commissioner of the Big East Conference
  • Magic Johnson, current president of Basketball Operations for the Los Angeles Lakers, part-owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, owner of the Los Angeles Sparks, and Co-owner of the Los Angeles Football Club
  • Michael Jordan, current principal owner and chairman of the Charlotte Hornets.
  • Billy King, former General manager of the Brooklyn Nets
  • Billy Knight, former General manager and executive vice President of the Atlanta Hawks
  • Billy McKinney, former vice President of Basketball Operations for the Detroit Pistons, Executive vice president for both Seattle SuperSonics and Seattle Storm
  • Steve Mills, current executive of the New York Knicks
  • Ozzie Newsome, current General manager of the Baltimore Ravens
  • Jerry Reese, former General manager of the New York Giants

Businesspeople

  • Alton Abraham, former social entrepreneur and business manager for Sun Ra
  • Wally Amos, founder of the Famous Amos chocolate chip cookie brand
  • James Andrews, former senior Director at Columbia Records
  • Donna Auguste, former Founder of Freshwater Software
  • Leonard C. Bailey
  • Tyra Banks
  • LaVar Ball, owner of the Big Baller Brand sports apparel
  • Christiana Carteaux Bannister, Hairdressing business
  • ASAP Bari, Co-founder of ASAP Mob and VLONE Clothing
  • Andre Barnett, Founder of the Information Technology Company WiseDome INC
  • Kirt Bennett, Founder of the Young Leaders Academy
  • Beyonce, Co-founder of Tidal
  • Sarah Bickford, former owner of Virginia City Water Company
  • Dave Bing, owner of Bing Steel
  • Chris Brown, Founder of the record label CBE
  • Demmette Guidry, music industry executive
  • Walter P. Lomax Jr., Founder of Lomax Health Systems Inc.

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Government and politics

  • African Americans in the United States Congress
  • African-American officeholders in the United States, 1789-1866
  • List of African-American jurists
  • List of African-American United States Cabinet Secretaries
  • List of African-American United States presidential and vice presidential candidates
  • List of African-American United States Representatives
  • List of African-American United States Senators
  • List of first African-American mayors
  • List of African-American leftists

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Historical

  • List of African-American abolitionists
  • List of African-American officeholders during Reconstruction

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Journalism and Media

  • James Brown, host of The NFL Today on CBS.
  • Victor Blackwell, CNN News Anchor.
  • Cari Champion, host of ESPN's SportsNation.
  • Elle Duncan (African-American father), Sports anchor for ESPN's SportsCenter.
  • Paris Dennard, CNN political commentator.
  • Bryant Gumbel, host of HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel
  • Greg Gumbel, sportscaster for NFL on CBS
  • Nia-Malika Henderson, CNN political reporter
  • Marc Lamont Hill, CNN political commentator
  • Jemele Hill, sports journalist for ESPN's The Undefeated
  • Jay Harris, journalist for ESPN
  • Van Jones, CNN political commentator
  • Craig Melvin, news anchor for NBC News and MSNBC
  • Curt Menefee, host of Fox NFL Sunday
  • Zerlina Maxwell, MSNBC political analyst.
  • Candace Owens, Conservative commentator, regularly appears on Fox News
  • Rob Parker, sports analysis for Fox Sports
  • Angela Rye, CNN political commentator
  • Al Sharpton, host of MSNBC's PoliticsNation
  • Stephen A. Smith, host of ESPN's First Take
  • Michael Smith, ESPN Commentator
  • Stuart Scott, former sports anchor for ESPN's Sports Center
  • Symone Sanders, CNN political commentator
  • Bakari Sellers, CNN political commentator
  • Fredricka Whitfield, news anchor for CNN Newsroom
  • Kristen Welker (African-American Mother), MSNBC White House Correspondent for NBC News
  • Jason Whitlock, sports journalist, host of Speak for Yourself with Cowherd & Whitlock on Fox Sports 1.

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Military

  • List of African-American Medal of Honor recipients

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Singers, Musicians, and opera

A

  • Aaliyah: R&B, pop
  • Nat Adderley: Jazz
  • Cat Anderson: Jazz
  • Ivie Anderson: Jazz
  • Louis Armstrong: Jazz
  • Dorothy Ashby: Jazz
  • Jhene Aiko: R&B, Hip hop
  • Yolanda Adams: Gospel, R&B

B

  • Erykah Badu: neo soul, R&B, funk, hip-hop
  • Mildred Bailey: Jazz
  • Pearl Bailey: vaudeville
  • Lavern Baker: R&B
  • Florence Ballard: R&B, pop, soul
  • Fantasia Barrino: R&B, soul, Gospel
  • Count Basie: Jazz
  • Sidney Bechet: Jazz
  • Madeline Bell: soul
  • Eric Benet: R&B, neon soul
  • Denee Benton: Broadway, pop
  • Chuck Berry: Rock and roll
  • Frankie Beverly: R&B, soul, funk
  • Beyonce: R&B, pop
  • Blind Blake: ragtime, blues
  • Mary J. Blige: R&B, Hip Hop Soul
  • Joe Budden: Hip hop
  • Lucille Bogan: blues
  • Buddy Bolden: Jazz, blues
  • Tamar Braxton: R&B, soul, pop, Gospel
  • Toni Braxton: R&B, soul, pop
  • Traci Braxton: R&B, soul, pop
  • Trina Braxton: R&B, soul, pop
  • Dee Dee Bridgewater: Jazz
  • Bobby Brown: R&B, soul, pop
  • Chris Brown: R&B, Hip Hop, pop
  • James Brown: soul, funk
  • Oscar Brown, Jr: Jazz
  • Peabo Bryson: soul, R&B
  • Solomon Burke: blues, Gospel, R&B, soul, Rock and roll
  • Metro Boomin: hip hop

C

  • Cab Calloway: Jazz
  • 2 Chainz: Hip hop
  • Benny Carter: Jazz
  • Betty Carter: Jazz
  • Ron Carter: Jazz
  • Shawn Carter, known as Jay-Z: Hip Hop
  • Tracy Chapman: folk
  • Ray Charles: R&B, soul, blues, gospel, country, Jazz, Rock and roll, pop
  • Charlie Christian: Jazz
  • Ciara: R&B, Hip Hop, pop
  • Keyshia Cole: R&B, soul, Hip Hop soul
  • Nat King Cole: Jazz, pop
  • Natalie Cole: R&B, pop
  • Ornette Coleman: Jazz, free funk
  • Mitty Collier: R&B, soul, Gospel
  • John Coltrane: Jazz
  • Sean Combs: Hip Hop, R&B
  • Sam Cooke: soul, Gospel, R&B
  • Randy Crawford: Jazz, R&B, disco
  • J. Cole: Hip hop
  • Ice Cube: Hip Hop

D

  • Miles Davis: Jazz
  • Sammy Davis Jr. (African-American Father) : pop, Jazz
  • Bo Diddley: R&B, Rock and roll
  • Johnny Dodds: Jazz
  • Warren "Baby" Dodds: Jazz
  • Eric Dolphy: Jazz
  • Drake (African-American Father): Hip Hop, R&B, dancehall
  • Snoop Dogg: Hip hop, funk, gangsta rap
  • Dr. Dre: Hip hop

E

  • Billy Eckstine: Jazz, pop
  • Duke Ellington: Jazz
  • Betty Everett: soul
  • Faith Evans (African-American Mother): R&B, soul, hip-hop

F

  • Art Farmer: Jazz
  • Mickey Fields: Jazz
  • Ella Fitzgerald: Jazz
  • Roberta Flack: Jazz, pop
  • Aretha Franklin: soul
  • Kirk Franklin: Gospel, Christian hip hop
  • Future: Hip hop, trap, R&B
  • Jaime Foxx: R&B

G

  • Slim Gaillard: Jazz
  • Marvin Gaye: R&B, soul, funk, Jazz, pop
  • Gloria Gaynor: disco, R&B
  • Dizzy Gillespie: Jazz
  • Dexter Gordon: Jazz
  • Al Green: R&B, soul
  • Childish Gambino: Hip hop, R&B

H

  • Adelaide Hall: Jazz
  • Edmond Hall: Jazz
  • Chico Hamilton: Jazz
  • Jimmy Hamilton: Jazz
  • Lionel Hampton: Jazz
  • Herbie Hancock: Jazz, funk, electro
  • Donny Hathaway: soul, Jazz, R&B
  • Richie Havens: funk, soul
  • Coleman Hawkins: Jazz
  • Isaac Hayes: blues, Jazz, soul
  • Fletcher Henderson: Jazz
  • Jon Hendricks: Jazz
  • Nona Hendryx: funk, soul
  • Lauryn Hill: R&B, neo soul, folk
  • Earl "Fatha" Hines: Jazz
  • Johnny Hodges: Jazz
  • Billie Holiday: Jazz, blues
  • Jennifer Holliday: R&B, soul, pop
  • Lena Horne: jazz, pop
  • Cissy Houston: soul, disco
  • Thelma Houston: R&B, soul
  • Whitney Houston: R&B, soul, pop
  • Jennifer Hudson: R&B, soul, pop
  • Phyllis Hyman: R&B, Jazz
  • H.E.R.: R&B
  • Dinah Washington: Jazz, blues, R&B

I

  • Luther Ingram: R&B, soul
  • Ronald Isley: R&B, soul
  • T.I.: Hip hop,

J

  • Chuck Jackson: R&B
  • Freddie Jackson: Soul
  • Janet Jackson: R&B, pop
  • La Toya Jackson: pop, R&B, soul, dance
  • Michael Jackson: pop, soul, R&B, soul, funk, rock
  • Millie Jackson: soul, disco, R&B
  • Etta James: blues, R&B, soul, Jazz
  • Al Jarreau: Jazz, R&B, soul
  • Etta Jones: Jazz
  • Valerie June: folk, blues, soul, pop
  • Jeremih: Hip hop, R&B
  • LL Cool J: Hip Hop

K

  • Gladys Knight: soul, R&B, pop
  • R Kelly: R&B, soul
  • Wiz Khalifa: Hip hop
  • Solange Knowles: R&B, soul, funk

L

  • Patti LaBelle: R&B, soul, disco, dance, funk
  • Kendrick Lamar: Hip Hop, rap
  • John Larkin: vaudeville
  • Huddie Ledbetter: folk, blues
  • Frankie Lyman: R&B, pop
  • Lecrae: Christian Hip Hop
  • Ledisi: R&B, soul, Jazz
  • Dej Loaf: Hip hop, R&B

M

  • Remy Ma: Hip hop
  • Meek Mill: Hip hop
  • Johnny Mathis: pop, Jazz
  • Curtis Mayfield: soul, funk, R&B
  • Wanya Morris: R&B, soul
  • Migos: Hip hop, Trap
  • Gucci Mane: hip hop, trap
  • Miguel (African-American Mother): Hip hop, R&B
  • Janelle Monae: funk, R&B
  • Tamela Mann: Gospel

N

  • Nas: Hip Hop
  • Meshell Ndegeocello: funk, soul, Jazz
  • Aaron Neville: R&B, soul
  • Jessye Norman: opera

O

  • Odetta: blues, Jazz

P

  • Teddy Pendergrass: R&B, soul, disco
  • Billy Preston: R&B, soul, funk
  • Prince: pop, rock
  • Leontyne Price: opera
  • Kelly Price: R&B, soul
  • Pharrell: Hip Hop, R&B, Funk

Q

  • Quavo: hip hop

R

  • Ma Rainey: blues
  • Otis Redding: soul, R&B, blues
  • Della Reese: Jazz, pop
  • Dianne Reeves: Jazz
  • Martha Reeves: R&B, pop
  • Lionel Richie: soul, R&B, pop
  • Minnie Riperton: soul, R&B
  • Paul Robeson: pop
  • Bill "Bojangles" Robinson: Jazz, pop
  • Smokey Robinson: R&B, soul, pop
  • Diana Ross: R&B, soul, disco, Jazz
  • Patrice Rushen: R&B
  • Chance the Rapper: Hip hop, R&B
  • Rapsody: hip hop
  • Kelly Rowland: R&B, soul, pop

S

  • Jimmy Scott: Jazz
  • Nina Simone: Jazz, blues, R&B, pop
  • Bessie Smith: blues
  • Big Sean: Hip hop
  • Mavis Staples: soul, R&B
  • Sly Stone: funk, R&B
  • Donna Summer: disco, R&B
  • Musiq Soulchild: R&B, soul, neo soul
  • Raphael Saadiq: R&B, soul
  • Trey Songz: R&B, Hip Hop
  • Marlena Shaw: soul, disco
  • Billy Strayhorn: Jazz
  • Travis Scott: Hip hop, trap, R&B
  • Rae Sremmurd: Hip hop, trap, R&B
  • Kierra Sheard: Urban Gospel, R&B
  • Karen Clark Sheard: Gospel, Urban Gospel

T

  • Bryson Tiller: R&B, Hip hop

W

  • Charlie Wilson: R&B, soul, funk
  • Kanye West: Hip hop, R&B

Y

  • Lester Young: Jazz



Science and mathematics

  • List of African-American astronauts
  • List of African-American inventors and scientists
  • List of African-American mathematicians
  • List of African American women in STEM fields



Sports

Baseball

A

  • Hank Aaron -- retired professional baseball player, member of National Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Tommie Aaron
  • Tommie Agee
  • Willie Aikens
  • Gary Alexander
  • Matt Alexander
  • Ted Alexander
  • Dick Allen
  • Greg Allen
  • Garvin Alston
  • George Altman
  • Garret Anderson
  • Marlon Anderson
  • Chris Archer

B

  • Harold Baines
  • Dusty Baker
  • Gene Baker
  • James Baldwin
  • Dan Bankhead
  • Sam Bankhead
  • Ernie Banks
  • Willie Banks
  • Jesse Barfield
  • Kevin Bass
  • Earl Battey
  • Don Baylor
  • Tony Beasley
  • Tim Beckham
  • Albert Belle
  • Mookie Betts
  • Junius Bibbs
  • Jim Bibby
  • Joe Black
  • Paul Blair
  • Vida Blue
  • Barry Bonds
  • Bobby Bonds
  • Lyman Bostock
  • Daryl Boston
  • Michael Bourn
  • Mickey Bowers
  • Jackie Bradley Jr.
  • Phil Bradley
  • Glenn Braggs
  • Michael Brantley
  • Chet Brewer
  • Marshall Bridges
  • Lou Brock
  • Hubie Brooks
  • Domonic Brown
  • Jarvis Brown
  • Gates Brown
  • Willard Brown
  • Don Buford
  • Al Bumbry
  • Homer Bush
  • Byron Buxton

C

  • Lorenzo Cain
  • Mike Cameron
  • Roy Campanella
  • Chris Carter
  • Joe Carter
  • Nate Colbert
  • Vince Coleman
  • Cecil Cooper
  • Al Cowens
  • Carl Crawford
  • Willie Crawford

D

  • Eric Davis
  • Khris Davis
  • Mo'ne Davis
  • Rajai Davis
  • Tommy Davis
  • Willie Davis
  • Andre Dawson
  • Ian Desmond
  • Mike Devereaux
  • Chris Dickerson
  • Larry Doby
  • Al Downing
  • Dan Driessen
  • Elijah Dukes
  • Taylor Duncan
  • Shawon Dunston
  • Ray Durham
  • Leon Durham
  • Jermaine Dye
  • Jarrod Dyson

E

  • Don Eaddy
  • Mike Easler
  • Carl Edwards Jr.
  • Dock Ellis
  • Carl Everett
  • Leon Everitt

F

  • Eric Farris
  • Mike Felder
  • Cecil Fielder
  • Prince Fielder
  • Curt Flood
  • Cliff Floyd
  • Chone Figgins
  • George Foster
  • Dexter Fowler

G

  • Ron Gant
  • Ralph Garr
  • Amir Garrett
  • Cito Gaston
  • Bob Gibson
  • Jim Gilliam
  • Doug Glanville
  • Dwight Gooden
  • Brian Goodwin
  • Danny Goodwin
  • Tom Goodwin
  • Dee Gordon
  • Tom Gordon
  • Curtis Granderson
  • Mudcat Grant
  • Pumpsie Green
  • Ken Griffey Jr. -- retired professional baseball player, Member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Ken Griffey Sr.
  • Marquis Grissom
  • Chris Gwynn
  • Tony Gwynn -- retired professional baseball player, Member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Tony Gwynn Jr.

H

  • Jerry Hairston Sr. -- former professional baseball player
  • Jerry Hairston Jr. -- retired professional baseball player
  • Scott Hairston -- retired professional baseball player
  • Billy Hamilton -- professional baseball player
  • Jeffrey Hammonds
  • Mike Harkey -- retired professional baseball player
  • Tommy Harper -- former professional baseball player
  • Lenny Harris
  • Willie Harris
  • Wilmer Harris
  • Josh Harrison -- professional baseball player
  • Billy Hatcher
  • LaTroy Hawkins -- retired professional baseball player
  • Charlie Hayes -- former professional baseball player
  • Dave Henderson -- former professional baseball player
  • Rickey Henderson -- retired professional baseball player, Member of National Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Steve Henderson -- former professional baseball player
  • George Hendrick -- former professional baseball player
  • Elrod Hendricks -- former professional baseball player
  • Larry Herndon -- former professional baseball player
  • Jason Heyward -- professional baseball player
  • Aaron Hicks -- professional baseball player
  • Glenallen Hill -- former professional baseball player
  • Larry Hisle -- former professional baseball player
  • L.J. Hoes -- professional baseball player
  • Elston Howard -- retired professional baseball player
  • Ryan Howard -- professional baseball player
  • Orlando Hudson -- former professional baseball player
  • Torii Hunter -- retired professional baseball player

I

  • Monte Irvin -- retired professional baseball player, Member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame

J

  • Austin Jackson -- professional baseball player
  • Bo Jackson -- former professional baseball player
  • Edwin Jackson -- professional baseball player
  • Grant Jackson -- former professional baseball player
  • Jeremy Jeffress -- professional baseball player
  • Desmond Jennings -- professional baseball player
  • Derek Jeter -- retired professional baseball player
  • Sam Jethroe -- former professional baseball player
  • Alex Johnson -- retired professional baseball player
  • Charles Johnson -- former professional baseball player
  • Cliff Johnson -- former professional baseball player
  • Sam Jethroe -- former professional baseball player
  • Alex Johnson -- former professional baseball player
  • Charles Johnson -- former professional baseball player
  • Cliff Johnson -- former professional baseball player
  • Micah Johnson -- professional baseball player
  • Adam Jones -- professional baseball player
  • Cleon Jones -- former professional baseball player
  • Gary Jones -- professional baseball manager
  • Ruppert Jones -- retired professional baseball player
  • Sam Jones -- former professional baseball player
  • Aaron Judge -- professional baseball player
  • David Justice -- retired professional baseball player

K

  • Matt Kemp -- professional baseball player
  • Howie Kendrick -- professional baseball player
  • Wayne Kirby -- retired professional baseball player

Basketball


  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar -- former professional basketball player, Member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
  • Quincy Acy -- professional basketball player
  • Jordan Adams -- professional basketball player
  • Arron Afflalo -- professional basketball player
  • Arthur Agee
  • Maurice Ager
  • Mark Aguirre -- retired professional basketball player
  • LaMarcus Aldridge -- professional basketball player
  • Cliff Alexander -- professional basketball player
  • Kwame Alexander -- professional basketball player
  • Jarrett Allen -- professional basketball player
  • Jerome Allen -- former professional basketball player
  • Lavoy Allen -- professional basketball player
  • Ray Allen -- retired professional basketball player
  • Tony Allen -- professional basketball player
  • Alan Anderson -- professional basketball player
  • James Anderson
  • Justin Anderson
  • Kenny Anderson
  • Kyle Anderson
  • Nick Anderson
  • Carmelo Anthony -- professional basketball player, ( African- American Mother)
  • Greg Anthony -- retired professional basketball player
  • Nate Archibald -- former professional basketball player
  • Jim Ard -- former professional basketball player
  • Gilbert Arenas -- retired professional basketball player
  • B.J. Armstrong -- former professional basketball player
  • Darrell Arthur -- professional basketball player
  • Al Attles -- former professional basketball player
  • D.J. Augustin -- professional basketball player
  • Jeff Ayres -- professional basketball player

B

  • Thurl Bailey -- former professional basketball player
  • Wade Baldwin IV -- professional basketball player
  • Lonzo Ball (African-American Father) -- professional basketball player
  • LiAngelo Ball (African-American Father) -- professional basketball player
  • LaMelo Ball (African-American Father) -- professional basketball player
  • Gene Banks -- retired professional basketball player
  • Tony Barbee -- former professional basketball player
  • Charles Barkley -- retired professional basketball player, Member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
  • Don Barksdale -- former professional basketball player
  • Harrison Barnes -- professional basketball player
  • Matt Barnes -- professional basketball player
  • Earl Barron -- professional basketball player
  • Will Barton -- professional basketball player
  • Brandon Bass -- professional basketball player
  • Shane Battier -- retired professional basketball player
  • Elgin Baylor -- former professional basketball player
  • Kent Bazemore -- professional basketball player
  • Bradley Beal -- professional basketball player
  • Butch Beard -- former professional basketball player
  • Malik Beasley -- professional basketball player
  • Michael Beasley -- professional basketball player
  • Devin Booker (African-American Father) -- professional basketball player
  • Chris Bosh -- professional basketball player
  • Marvin Bagley -- professional basketball player
  • Mikal Bridges -- professional basketball player
  • Miles Bridges -- professional basketball player
  • Bruce Brown Jr. -- professional basketball player
  • Troy Brown Jr. -- professional basketball player
  • Jalen Brunson -- professional basketball player
  • Dwayne Bacon -- professional basketball player
  • Jordan Bell -- professional basketball player
  • Jaylen Brown -- professional basketball player
  • Antonio Blakeney -- professional basketball player
  • James Blackmon Jr. -- professional basketball player
  • Thomas Bryant -- professional basketball player
  • Isaiah Briscoe -- professional basketball player
  • Tony Bradley -- professional basketball player
  • Sterling Brown -- professional basketball player
  • Jabari Bird -- professional basketball player
  • Malcolm Brogdon -- professional basketball player
  • Jerryd Bayless -- professional basketball player
  • Jimmy Butler -- professional basketball player
  • Aaron Brooks -- professional basketball player
  • Will Barton -- professional basketball player
  • MarShon Brooks -- professional basketball player
  • Walt Bellamy -- former professional basketball player
  • Kobe Bryant -- retired professional basketball player
  • Kwame Brown -- professional basketball player
  • Trey Burke -- professional basketball player
  • Reggie Bullock -- professional basketball player
  • Chauncey Billups -- retired professional basketball player
  • Muggsy Bogues -- retired professional basketball player
  • Terrell Brandon -- retired professional basketball player
  • Eric Bledsoe -- professional basketball player
  • Patrick Beverley -- professional basketball player
  • Avery Bradley -- professional basketball player

Boxing

  • Devon Alexander, professional boxer
  • Laila Ali, former professional boxer.
  • Muhammad Ali, former professional boxer.
  • Rahman Ali, former heavyweight boxer.
  • Adrien Broner, professional boxer.
  • Terence Crawford, professional boxer.
  • George Foreman, former professional boxer.
  • Joe Frazier, former professional boxer.
  • Larry Holmes, former professional boxer.
  • Evander Holyfield, retired professional boxer.
  • Roy Jones Jr., Retired professional boxer.
  • Joe Louis, former professional boxer.
  • Floyd Mayweather Jr., Professional boxer.
  • Ken Norton, former professional boxer.
  • Errol Spence Jr., Professional boxer.
  • Deontay Wilder, professional boxer.



Golf

  • Tiger Woods (African-American Father), professional golfer

Gymnastics

  • Simone Biles
  • Dominique Dawes
  • Gabby Douglas
  • Kyla Ross
  • Tasha Schwikert

Swimming

  • Cullen Jones
  • Simone Manuel

Tennis

  • Arthur Ashe
  • Zina Garrison
  • Althea Gibson
  • Sloane Stephens
  • Serena Williams
  • Venus Williams



First Ladies of the United States

  • Michelle Obama,(2009-2017)



Anthologies of biographies

There is a substantial body of literature, much of it by African Americans, that collects biographies of black leaders. Notable examples in this genre are:

  • 100 Greatest African Americans
  • The Afro-American Press and Its Editors
  • Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance
  • Men of Mark: Eminent, Progressive and Rising
  • Music and Some Highly Musical People
  • Noted Negro Women: Their Triumphs and Activities



Others

  • African Americans in Omaha, Nebraska, including a list of notable African Americans from Omaha
  • List of African American actors
  • List of first black Major League Baseball players
  • Race and ethnicity in the NBA
  • List of African-American singers
  • List of African American pioneers in desegregation of higher education
  • List of winners of the William E. Harmon foundation award for distinguished achievement among Negroes
  • List of African American LGBT
  • List of African-American writers



See also




References




External links

  • President Obama's Speech to the NAACP on July 16, 2009 - full video by MSNBC
  • Famous African Americans

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