Famous Black Criminals

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Rank the Most Wicked Criminals

 1 Orlando Anderson

Orlando Anderson
Famous As: Musicians
Birthdate: August 13, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: May 29, 1998

 2 Christopher Scarver

Christopher Scarver
Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: July 6, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

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.

 3 Assata Shakur

Assata Shakur
Famous As: Murder Convict
Birthdate: July 16, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Cuban, American

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.

 4 Joseph Kony

Joseph Kony
Famous As: Army Leader
Birthdate: July 24, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Ugandan

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). 

 5 Charles Taylor

Charles Taylor
Famous As: Former President of Liberia
Birthdate: January 28, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Liberian

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.

 6 Omar al-Bashir

Omar al-Bashir
Famous As: Former President of Sudan
Birthdate: January 1, 1944
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Sudanese

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.

 7 Jovan Belcher

Jovan Belcher
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: July 24, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: December 1, 2012
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 8 General Butt Naked

General Butt Naked
Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: September 30, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Liberian

 9 Estella Marie Thompson

Estella Marie Thompson
Famous As: Prostitute
Birthdate: August 9, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 10 Michael Jace

Michael Jace
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 13, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 11 Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab
Famous As: Underwear Bomber
Birthdate: December 22, 1986
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Nigerian

 12 Guy Georges

Guy Georges
Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: October 15, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: French

 13 Fatima Bernawi

Fatima Bernawi
Famous As: Afro-Palestinian militant
Birthdate: 1939 AD
Nationality: Israeli, Palestinian