Here's everything you need to know about these incredibly famous Black actresses.

It is a known fact that throughout history the African-American women didn’t particularly have it easy- forced into slavery to being shunned by the society for racial factors. But none of these stopped these courageous women to fight for what they deserve and make the world a better place for their future generations. Rewinding and looking back at history, there are tons of successful stories that shed a light on these Black women who have made it big from politics to films. Zooming into the movies sphere, Black actresses have changed the course of cinema for the longest of time. Actresses like Viola Davis, Queen Latifa, Zoe Saldana, and Kerry Washington have all set their standards to an unattainable height. There are still so much to learn and be inspired to end from these game changers who changed the fabric of film for the longest time! Keep reading and find out more!
Zoe SaldanaZoe Saldana
(Actress)

19 June 1978

American

Whitney HoustonWhitney Houston
(Singer)

09 August 1963

American

Maya AngelouMaya Angelou
(Author)

04 April 1928

American

Janet JacksonJanet Jackson
(Singer-Songwriter)

16 May 1966

American

Gabrielle UnionGabrielle Union
(Actress)

29 October 1972

American

AaliyahAaliyah
(Singer, Dancer, Actor & Model)

16 January 1979

American

Lauryn HillLauryn Hill

26 May 1975

American

Taraji P. HensonTaraji P. Henson
(Actress, Singer)

11 September 1970

American

Halle BerryHalle Berry

14 August 1966

American

Whoopi GoldbergWhoopi Goldberg

13 November 1955

American

Angela BassettAngela Bassett
(Actress)

16 August 1958

American

Queen LatifahQueen Latifah
(Singer, Songwriter, Rapper, Aactress,)

18 March 1970

American

Aisha TylerAisha Tyler
(Actress, TV Host)

18 September 1970

American

Faith EvansFaith Evans
(American singer)

10 June 1973

American

Amandla StenbergAmandla Stenberg
(Actress)

23 October 1998

American

Tia MowryTia Mowry
(Actress)

06 July 1978

American

Missy ElliottMissy Elliott
(Rapper)

01 July 1971

American

Patti LaBellePatti LaBelle
(Singer)

24 May 1944

American

Tamera MowryTamera Mowry
(Actress)

06 July 1978

American

Keke PalmerKeke Palmer
(Actress)

26 August 1993

American

Tatyana AliTatyana Ali
(Actress)

24 January 1979

American

Meagan GoodMeagan Good
(Film actress)

08 August 1981

American

Skai JacksonSkai Jackson
(Child Actress)

08 April 2002

American

Kenya MooreKenya Moore
(Actress & Model)

24 January 1971

American

Florence KasumbaFlorence Kasumba

26 October 1976

German

Dorothy Jean DandridgeDorothy Dandridge
(Actress)

09 November 1922

American

Diahann CarrollDiahann Carroll
(Actress)

17 July 1935

American

Tami RomanTami Roman
(Television Personality)

17 April 1970

American

Hattie McDanielHattie McDaniel
(Actress)

10 June 1895

American

Sydney Tamiia PoitierSydney Tamiia Poitier
(Actress)

15 November 1973

American

Della ReeseDella Reese
(Singer, Actress)

06 July 1931

American

Tamara TaylorTamara Taylor
(Actress)

27 September 1970

Canadian

Tichina ArnoldTichina Arnold

28 June 1969

American

Erika AlexanderErika Alexander
(Actress)

19 November 1969

American

Toukie SmithToukie Smith
(Actress, Model)

25 April 1955

American

Lola FalanaLola Falana
(Singer, Dancer, and Actress)

11 September 1942

American

Momma DeeMomma Dee
(Actress, Singer)

21 September 1963

American

Ms. Juicy BabyMs. Juicy Baby
(Actress)

04 January 1972

American

Renee Elise GoldsberryRenee Elise Goldsberry
(Actress)

02 January 1971

American

Gladys KnightGladys Knight
(Singer, Actor, Composer, Musician, Television actor)

28 May 1944

American

Chanel ImanChanel Iman
(Model)

01 December 1990

American

Simone BattleSimone Battle
(Actor, Singer, Television actor)

17 June 1989

American

Claudia JordanClaudia Jordan
(Actor, Model, Television actor)

12 April 1973

American

Beverly JohnsonBeverly Johnson
(Film producer, Television actor, Film actor, Actor, Model)

13 October 1952

American

Kathleen BradleyKathleen Bradley
(Actor, Model, Television actor)

10 January 1951

American