African Americans From Connecticut

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Famous black celebrities from Connecticut, include Candace Owens, Henry Simmons, Gideon Welles.
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Candace Owens
(Conservative Author, Political Commentator & Activist)
Candace Owens
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Birthdate: April 29, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stamford, Connecticut, United States

A political activist of color, Candace Owens first gained visibility as an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump and the Republican Party. Having changed her political stance since then, she is now known for her increasingly pro-Trump activism. Her support for Trump and criticism of Black Lives Matter have made her a controversial figure.

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Anika Noni Rose
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Birthdate: September 6, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bloomfield, Connecticut, USA
 3 
Henry Simmons
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Birthdate: July 1, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stamford, Connecticut
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Kris Dunn
(Basketball player)
Kris Dunn
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 18, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New London, Connecticut, United States
 5 
Floyd Little
(American football player)
Floyd Little
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 4, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: January 1, 2021
 6 
Scott Burrell
(Basketball coach)
Scott Burrell
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 12, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
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A. J. Dillon
(American Football player)
A. J. Dillon
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 2, 1998
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New London, Connecticut, United States
 8 
Poo Bear
(Singer-songwriter)
Poo Bear
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 4, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Connecticut, United States
 9 
Rick Mahorn
(Basketball Player)
Rick Mahorn
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 21, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
 10 
Mo Vaughn
(Baseball player)
Mo Vaughn
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 15, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Norwalk, Connecticut, United States
 11 
Horace Silver
(Pianist)
Horace Silver
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 2, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Norwalk, Connecticut, U.S.
Died: June 18, 2014
 12 
Isaiah Wright
(American football player)
Isaiah Wright
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 13, 1997
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Waterbury, Connecticut, United States
 13 
Raymond St. Jacques
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Birthdate: March 1, 1930
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: August 27, 1990
 14 
Ryan Gomes
(Basketball Player)
Ryan Gomes
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 1, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Waterbury, Connecticut, United States
 15 
Calvin Murphy
(Basketball player, Basketball coach)
Calvin Murphy
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 9, 1948
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Norwalk, Connecticut, United States
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Tremont Waters
(Basketball player)
Tremont Waters
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 10, 1998
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
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Rajai Davis
(Baseball Player)
Rajai Davis
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 19, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Norwich, Connecticut, United States
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Vernon Hargreaves
(American football player)
Vernon Hargreaves
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 3, 1995
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manchester, Connecticut, United States
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Constance Baker Motley
(Former New York State Senator)
Constance Baker Motley
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 14, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: September 28, 2005
 20 
Gideon Welles
(United States Secretary of the Navy from 1861 to 1869)
Gideon Welles
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 1, 1802
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: February 11, 1878
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Eugene Robinson
(American football player)
Eugene Robinson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 28, 1963
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
 22 
Jordan Reed
(American football tight end)
Jordan Reed
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 3, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New Britain, Connecticut, United States
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Edward Bouchet
(physicist)
Edward Bouchet
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 15, 1852
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: August 28, 1918
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Kevin Pierre-Louis
(American football player)
Kevin Pierre-Louis
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 7, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Norwalk, Connecticut, United States
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Nykesha Sales
(Basketball player)
Nykesha Sales
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 10, 1976
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bloomfield, Connecticut, United States
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Keith Closs
(Basketball Player)
Keith Closs
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 3, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
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Steven Enoch
(American-born Armenian Basketball Player Who Plays as a Center)
Steven Enoch
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 18, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Norwalk, Connecticut, United States

Steven Enoch is an American-born Armenian basketball player who currently plays for Saski Baskonia, which plays in the EuroLeague and in the Liga ACB. A naturalized Armenian citizen, Steven Enoch has represented Armenia in several tournaments, including the FIBA U20 European Championship.

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Warren Kimbro
(Activist)
Warren Kimbro
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 29, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: February 3, 2009
 29 
Charles Smith
(Basketball Player)
Charles Smith
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 16, 1965
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
 30 
Sam Lacy
(Reporter)
Sam Lacy
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Birthdate: October 23, 1903
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mystic, Connecticut, United States
Died: May 8, 2003
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Jaidon Codrington
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 5, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
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Harrison Fitch
(Basketball player)
Harrison Fitch
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 1912 AD
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: June 11, 1984
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Greg Senat
(American football player, Basketball player)
Greg Senat
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 8, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Thompson, Connecticut, United States
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DymondsFlawless
(YouTube Star)
DymondsFlawless
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Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: April 3, 2001
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Connecticut
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Ann Petry
(Writer)
Ann Petry
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 12, 1908
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Old Saybrook, Connecticut, United States
Died: April 28, 1997