Famous Blacks From Alabama

Rosa ParksRosa Parks
04 February 1913, American
Activist
Condoleezza RiceCondoleezza Rice
14 November 1954, American
Former United States Secretary of State

Lionel RichieLionel Richie
20 June 1949, American
Singer-Songwriter

Deontay WilderDeontay Wilder
22 October 1985, American
Professional Boxer

Coretta Scott KingCoretta Scott King
27 April 1927, American
Civil Rights Activist, Author

Jesse OwensJesse Owens
12 September 1913, American
 
Martin Luther King IIIMartin Luther King III
23 October 1957, American
Activist

Nat King ColeNat King Cole
17 March 1919, American
Vocalist, Pianist

Joe LouisJoe Louis
13 May 1914, American
Former Heavyweight Champion
Yolanda KingYolanda King
17 November 1955, American
Activist

Hank AaronHank Aaron
05 February 1934, American
 
Julio JonesJulio Jones
08 February 1989, American
American football player

Zora Neale HurstonZora Neale Hurston
07 January 1891, American
Folklorist, Anthropologist

André HollandAndré Holland
28 December 1979, American
Actor

Claudette ColvinClaudette Colvin
05 September 1939, American
Civil Rights Activist

Mae JemisonMae Jemison
17 October 1956, American
First African American Woman To Travel To Space
Satchel PaigeSatchel Paige
07 July 1906, American
Baseball Player

Nell CarterNell Carter
13 September 1948, American
Singer

JaMarcus RussellJaMarcus Russell
09 August 1985, American
American Football Player

Melvin FranklinMelvin Franklin
12 October 1942, American
R&B Singer
YBN NahmirYBN Nahmir
18 December 1999, American
Rapper

Tarvaris JacksonTarvaris Jackson
21 April 1983, American
American Football Player
Breaunna WomackBreaunna Womack
23 March 1995, American
Musical Artist

LexiVee03LexiVee03
18 April 2003, American
YouTuber

Kayla Nicole JonesKayla Nicole Jones
26 May 2001, American
YouTube Star
George WallaceGeorge Wallace
21 July 1952, American
Comedian

Evander HolyfieldEvander Holyfield
19 October 1962, American
Boxer
Laverne CoxLaverne Cox
29 May 1972, American
Actress

Jameis WinstonJameis Winston
06 January 1994, American
American Football Player

Sonequa Martin-GreenSonequa Martin-Green
21 March 1985, American
Actress
Orlando JonesOrlando Jones
10 April 1968, American
Comedians

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Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington
29 August 1924, American
Singer, Jazz musician
Dennis EdwardsDennis Edwards
03 February 1943, American
Singer

Ma RaineyMa Rainey
26 April 1886, American
Street artist, Musician

Percy SledgePercy Sledge
25 November 1941, American
Singer

Terri SewellTerri Sewell
01 January 1965, American
Politician
W. C. HandyW. C. Handy
16 November 1873, American
Trumpeter, Composer, Songwriter, Autobiographer,
Kerry James MarshallKerry James Marshall
17 October 1955, American
Artist

Regina BenjaminRegina Benjamin
26 October 1956, American
Surgeon General of the United States

James Reese EuropeJames Reese Europe
22 February 1880, American
Composer

Rolando McClainRolando McClain
14 July 1989, American
American football player
Monte IrvinMonte Irvin
25 February 1919, American
Baseball Player

Autherine LucyAutherine Lucy
05 October 1929, American
Civil Rights Activist, Educator

Bill TraylorBill Traylor
01 April 1854, American
Artist

Cholly AtkinsCholly Atkins
30 September 1913, American
Dancer

Eunice W. JohnsonEunice W. Johnson
04 April 1916, American
Businesswoman
Erskine HawkinsErskine Hawkins
26 July 1914, American
Trumpeter

Louisiana RedLouisiana Red
23 March 1932, American
Guitarist
Ted RadcliffeTed Radcliffe
07 July 1902, American
Baseball Player

Thornton DialThornton Dial
28 September 1928, American
Artist

Dorothy Love CoatesDorothy Love Coates
30 January 1928, American
Gospel singer
Vonetta FlowersVonetta Flowers
29 October 1973, American
American bobsledder

Jerry McCainJerry McCain
18 June 1930, American
Musician
Mae C. JemisonMae C. Jemison
1956 AD
Astronaut, Doctor

William Christopher HandyWilliam Christopher Handy
16 November 1873, American
Composer

Albert TurnerAlbert Turner
29 February 1936, American
Activist

Lonnie G. JohnsonLonnie G. Johnson
1949 AD
Engineer, Inventor