Famous Black Criminals

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Rank the Most Wicked Criminals

 1 Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson.
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: June 30, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S

A former professional boxer who reigned as the undisputed world heavyweight champion for three years, Mike Tyson is considered a colossal figure in boxing. Claiming his first heavyweight title at the young age of 20, he went on to become one of the best heavyweights of all time. Also a controversial person, he was once imprisoned on rape charges.

 2 Tupac Shakur

Mike Tyson.
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: June 16, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: September 13, 1996

Tupac Amaru Shakur, popularly known as 2Pac or Makaveli, is considered as one of the greatest American rappers of all time. Talent and trouble went hand in hand in Shakur’s journey to fame; the higher Shakur rose in his iconic status, the deeper he became entangled in gang violence and an infamous rivalry, which sadly led to his untimely demise.

 3 Orlando Anderson

Mike Tyson.
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Famous As: Musicians
Birthdate: August 13, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Compton, California, United States
Died: May 29, 1998

 4 Christopher Scarver

Mike Tyson.
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: July 6, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Christopher Scarver is a convicted murderer whose physical assault on Jesse Anderson and serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer at the Columbia Correctional Institution resulted in the death of both Anderson and Dahmer. Already sentenced to life for killing a man named Steve Lohman, Christopher Scarver received two more life sentences for killing Anderson and Dahmer.

 5 Assata Shakur

Mike Tyson.
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Famous As: Murder Convict
Birthdate: July 16, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Jamaica, New York, United States

Assata Shakur is a former member of the revolutionary organization 'Black Liberation Army'. Sentenced to life for murder, Shakur escaped from the 'Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women' and was eventually granted political asylum in Cuba. She is the first woman to be added to FBI's Most Wanted Terrorists list. Her life inspired the documentary film Eyes of the Rainbow.

 6 Joseph Kony

Mike Tyson.
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Famous As: Army Leader
Birthdate: July 24, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Uganda Protectorate

Ugandan insurgent, Joseph Kony, is the leader of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), a guerrilla group. He is a self-proclaimed spokesperson of God and a spirit medium. Government entities have accused him of abducting children to make them child soldiers and sex slaves. He was indicted for war crimes and crimes against humanity in 2005 by the International Criminal Court (ICC). 

 7 Michael Jace

Mike Tyson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 13, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paterson, New Jersey, United States
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 8 Charles Taylor

Mike Tyson.
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Famous As: Former President of Liberia
Birthdate: January 28, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Arthington, Liberia

Charles Taylor is a former Liberian politician who served as the 22nd President of Liberia. As a young man, he was the head of a Libyan-backed rebel group, the National Patriotic Front of Liberia, and played a key role in initiating the First Liberian Civil War. He was elected the president after the war in 1997. He resigned in 2003.

 9 James Butler

Mike Tyson
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: December 18, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States

 10 Omar al-Bashir

Mike Tyson.
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Famous As: Former President of Sudan
Birthdate: January 1, 1944
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hosh Bannaga, Sudan

Omar al-Bashir is a Sudanese politician who served as the seventh president of Sudan. A former military officer, he is the founder of the National Congress Party that remained the dominant political party in the country until 2019. He was deposed in a coup d'état the same year and subsequently arrested and convicted on multiple corruption charges.

 11 General Butt Naked

Mike Tyson
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: September 30, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra

 12 Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab

Mike Tyson
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Famous As: Underwear Bomber
Birthdate: December 22, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lagos

 13 Estella Marie Thompson

Mike Tyson
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Famous As: Prostitute
Birthdate: August 9, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Francisco, USA

 14 Jovan Belcher

Mike Tyson
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Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: July 24, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: West Babylon, Long Island, New York, USA
Died: December 1, 2012

 15 Guy Georges

Mike Tyson
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: October 15, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vitry-le-Fran├žois, France

 16 Fatima Bernawi

Mike Tyson
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Famous As: Afro-Palestinian militant
Birthdate: 1939 AD
Birthplace: Jerusalem, Mandate for Palestine

 17 Sam Hurd

Mike Tyson
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: April 24, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States

 18 Robert Rozier

Mike Tyson
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: July 28, 1955
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Anchorage, Alaska, United States

 19 Reggie Harding

Mike Tyson
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: May 4, 1942
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: September 2, 1972

 20 Phillip Adams

Mike Tyson
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: July 20, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rock Hill, South Carolina, United States
Died: April 8, 2021

 21 Pee Wee Kirkland

Mike Tyson
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: May 6, 1945
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States

 22 Jesse Jackson Jr.

Mike Tyson
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 11, 1965
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Greenville, South Carolina, United States

 23 Dave Meggett

Mike Tyson
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Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: April 30, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States

 24 Brien Taylor

Mike Tyson
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Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: December 26, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Beaufort, North Carolina, United States