Famous Black Miscellaneous

 1 Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman
Famous As: Abolitionist
Birthdate: February 29, 1822
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: March 10, 1913

Born to parents who were bonded slaves, Harriet Tubman life was a difficult one from the very beginning. Yet with her remarkable courage and determination, she not only escaped slavery herself, but also led other enslaved people to freedom. The prominent political activist and abolitionist was also the first woman to lead an armed expedition during the American Civil War.

 2 Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama
Famous As: Former First Lady of the United States
Birthdate: January 17, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

Wife of the former U.S President, Barack Obama, and one of the most popular First Ladies of the United States, Michelle Obama is a celebrity in her own right. She is still very popular and is a sought-after speaker around the globe and often lends her voice to issues like poverty awareness, education, nutrition, women’s rights, immigration and racism.

 3 Mary Ann Shadd

Mary Ann Shadd Cary
Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: October 9, 1823
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Canadian, American
Died: June 5, 1893

 4 Desmond Tutu

Desmond Tutu
Famous As: Anti-Apartheid Activist
Birthdate: October 7, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: South African
Desmond Tutu is known for his anti-Apartheid activism in South Africa. The first black Archbishop of Cape Town, he has also been the Bishop of Johannesburg. His efforts to eradicate AIDS, poverty, anti-LGBT sentiments, and human rights violations earned him the Nobel Peace Prize and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

 5 Seretse Khama

Seretse Khama
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 1, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Botswanan
Died: July 13, 1980

 6 A'Lelia Walker

A'Lelia Walker
Famous As: Businesswoman
Birthdate: June 6, 1885
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: August 17, 1931

 7 Ennis Cosby

Ennis Cosby
Famous As: Teacher
Birthdate: April 15, 1969
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Died: January 16, 1997
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 8 T. D. Jakes

T. D. Jakes
Famous As: Priest, Author, Writer
Birthdate: June 9, 1957
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 9 Mary McLeod Bethune

Mary McLeod Bethune
Famous As: Educator
Birthdate: July 10, 1875
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: May 18, 1955

 10 Solomon Burke

Solomon Burke
Famous As: Singer, Priest, Guitarist, Songwriter, Composer
Birthdate: March 21, 1940
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Died: October 10, 2010

 11 Anita Hill

Anita Hill
Famous As: Attorney
Birthdate: July 30, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 12 Ta-Nehisi Coates

Ta-Nehisi Coates
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: September 30, 1975
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

Author and journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates gained international prominence while serving as the national correspondent at The Atlantic. His writings on socio-political issues related to African Americans and white supremacy garnered him much appreciation. He is a recipient of the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center Prize for Writing to Advance Social Justice. He also writes fiction and comics.

 13 Jason Simpson

Jason Simpson
Famous As: O. J. Simpson's Son
Birthdate: April 21, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 14 Tomeeka Robyn Bracy

Tomeeka Robyn Bracy
Famous As: Stevie Wonder's Wife
Birthdate: 1975 AD
Nationality:

 15 Ata Johnson

Ata Johnson
Famous As: Dwayne Johnson's Mother
Birthdate: October 25, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 16 Deja Jackson

Deja Jackson
Famous As: Ice Cube's Daughter
Birthdate: February 17, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 17 Aisha Morris

Aisha Morris
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: February 2, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 18 Georgette Eto'o

Georgette Eto'o
Famous As: Wife of Samuel Eto'o
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Nationality:

 19 Shareef Jackson

Shareef Jackson
Famous As: Ice Cube's Son
Birthdate: November 17, 1995
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 20 Hanne Norgaard

Hanne Norgaard
Famous As: Idris Elba’s Ex-Wife
Birthdate: April 5, 1977
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British, American

 21 Monica Braithwaite

Monica Braithwaite
Famous As: Mother of Rihanna
Birthdate: April 5, 1969
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Guyanese

 22 Brandi Harvey

Brandi Harvey
Famous As: Steve Harvey's Daughter
Birthdate: August 20, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 23 Kia Proctor

Kia Proctor
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: October 16, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 24 Karima Jackson

Karima Jackson
Famous As: Ice Cube's Daughter
Birthdate: February 17, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 25 Marcia Harvey

Marcia Harvey
Famous As: Ex-Wife of Steve Harvey
Birthdate: January 22, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 26 Allen Allensworth

Allen Allensworth
Famous As: Baptist Minister, Educator, Army Officer
Birthdate: April 7, 1842
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Died: September 14, 1914

 27 Gekyume Onfroy

Gekyume Onfroy
Famous As: XXXTentacion's Son
Birthdate: January 26, 2019
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 28 Arnelle Simpson

Arnelle Simpson
Famous As: O. J. Simpson's Daughter
Birthdate: December 4, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 29 Siohvaughn Funches

Siohvaughn Funches
Famous As: Dwyane Wade's Ex-wife
Birthdate: September 6, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 30 Corey Gamble

Corey Gamble
Famous As: Kris Jenner's Boyfriend
Birthdate: November 10, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 31 Iyanna Mayweather

Iyanna Mayweather
Famous As: Floyd Mayweather's Daughter
Birthdate: May 20, 2000
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 32 Matte Babel

Matte Babel
Famous As: TV Host
Birthdate: October 13, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Canadian

 33 Alexander Edwards

Alexander Edwards
Famous As: Music Record Executive
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Nationality: American

 34 Isan Elba

Isan Elba
Famous As: Idris Elba’s Daughter
Birthdate: January 5, 2002
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 35 Ahmed Hirsi

Ahmed Hirsi
Famous As: Ilhan Omar's Husband
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Nationality: Somalian, American

 36 Sheletta Chapital

Sheletta Chapital
Famous As: Anthony Mackie's Wife
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Nationality: American

 37 Emani Asghedom

Emani Asghedom
Famous As: Nipsey Hussle's Daughter
Birthdate: 2011 AD
Nationality: American

 38 Jasmine Jordan

Jasmine Jordan
Famous As: Michael Jordan’s Daughter
Birthdate: December 7, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 39 Jackson Theron

Jackson Theron
Famous As: Charlize Theron’s Adopted Child
Birthdate: 2011 AD
Nationality: South African

 40 Carol Maraj

Carol Maraj
Famous As: Nicki Minaj's Mother
Birthdate: December 24, 1959
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Trinidadian

 41 Sabrina Dhowre

Sabrina Dhowre
Famous As: Model, Idris Elba's Wife
Birthdate: July 16, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Somalian, American

 42 Jelani Maraj

Jelani Maraj
Famous As: Nicki Minaj's Brother
Birthdate: November 27, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Trinidadian

 43 Amirah O'Neal

Amirah O'Neal
Famous As: Shaquille O'Neal's Daughter
Birthdate: November 13, 2001
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 44 Christiana Barkley

Christiana Barkley
Famous As: Charles Barkley's Daughter
Birthdate: 1989 AD
Nationality: American

 45 Shaqir O’Neal

Shaqir O’Neal
Famous As: Shaquille O'Neal's Son
Birthdate: April 19, 2003
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 46 Jessica Gadsden

Jessica Gadsden
Famous As: Wife of Charlamagne tha God
Birthdate: November 29, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 47 Zahara Jolie-Pitt

Zahara Jolie-Pitt
Famous As: Adopted Daughter of Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt
Birthdate: January 8, 2005
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 48 Kevin Hunter

Kevin Hunter
Famous As: Wendy Williams’ Husband
Birthdate: September 17, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Canadian

 49 Cecil Archibald Baugh

Cecil Archibald Baugh
Famous As: Potter
Birthdate: November 22, 1908
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Jamaican
Died: June 28, 2005

 50 Emmett Till

Emmett Till
Famous As: African-American teenager
Birthdate: July 25, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: August 28, 1955

In the 1950s, a teenage African-American boy, Emmett Till was kidnapped, tortured and brutally killed for allegedly misbehaving with a white woman. Those responsible were never convicted but the brutality of the crime brought focus on racial discrimination and African-American Civil Rights Movement. It eventually played a crucial role in the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1957.