Black Celebrities Born On May 8

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 1 

Robert Johnson
14
Birth Year: 1911
Birthplace: Hazlehurst, Mississippi, United States
Died: August 16, 1938

 2 
Sonny Liston
(Professional Boxer)

Sonny Liston
14
Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: Sand Slough, Arkansas, United States
Died: December 30, 1970
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 3 
Kemba Walker
(Basketball player)

Kemba Walker
6
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 4 

Phillis Wheatley
20
Birth Year: 1753
Birthplace: West Africa
Died: December 5, 1784

 5 
Lovie Smith
(American Football Player)

Lovie Smith
6
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Gladewater, Texas, USA

 6 
Ali Hassan Mwinyi
(2nd President of Tanzania)

Ali Hassan Mwinyi
0
Birth Year: 1925
Birthplace: Pwani Region, Tanzania

 7 
Korey Stringer
(American Football Player)

Korey Stringer
0
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Warren, Ohio, United States
Died: August 1, 2001
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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 8 
Speedy Claxton
(Basketball coach, Basketball player)

Speedy Claxton
0
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Hempstead, New York, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 9 
Jose Gomes
(Football player)

Jose Gomes
0
Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 10 
Khyri Thomas
(Basketball Player)

Khyri Thomas
0
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 11 
Keyon Dooling
(Basketball Player)

Keyon Dooling
0
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 12 
Guillaume Soro
(7th Prime Minister of the Ivory Coast)

Guillaume Soro
0
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Diawala, Ivory Coast

 13 
Sylvestre Ntibantunganya
(6th President of Burundi)

Sylvestre Ntibantunganya
0
Birth Year: 1956
Birthplace: Gishubi, Burundi

 14 
Ptolemy Reid
(2nd Prime Minister of Guyana)

Ptolemy Reid
0
Birth Year: 1918
Birthplace: Dartmouth, Guyana
Died: September 2, 2003

 15 
Meles Zenawi
(Prime Minister)

Meles Zenawi
6
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Adwa
Died: August 20, 2012

 16 
Mary Lou Williams
(American jazz pianist)

Mary Lou Williams
2
Birth Year: 1910
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: May 28, 1981

 17 

Kalkidan Gezahegne
0
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 18 
Quentin Grimes
(Basketball player)

Quentin Grimes
3
Birth Year: 2000
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 19 
Felix Jones
(American Football Player)

Felix Jones
1
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 20 
Olarenwaju Kayode
(Nigerian footballer)

Olarenwaju Kayode
1
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Ibadan
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 21 
Habib Bamogo
(Footballer deep-lying striker position)

Habib Bamogo
0
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Paris, France
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 22 
Danny Faure
(4th President of Seychelles)

Danny Faure
0
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Kilembe, Uganda

 23 

Charles Adamu
1
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Accra, Ghana

 24 
Bate Besong
(Writer)

Bate Besong
1
Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Mamfe, Cameroon
Died: March 8, 2007