Famous Blacks From Illinois

Fred HamptonFred Hampton
30 August 1948, American
Activist
Juice WRLDJuice WRLD
02 December 1998, American
Rapper

R. KellyR. Kelly
08 January 1967, American
Singer-songwriter

Richard Pryor Richard Pryor
01 December 1940, American
Comedian

Emmett TillEmmett Till
25 July 1941, American
African-American teenager

Michael Clarke DuncanMichael Clarke Duncan
10 December 1957, American
Actor
Michelle ObamaMichelle Obama
17 January 1964, American
Former First Lady of the United States

Mr. TMr. T
21 May 1952, American
Actor

Shonda RhimesShonda Rhimes
13 January 1970, American
Television Producer
Bernie MacBernie Mac
05 October 1957, American
Actor, Comedian

Jennifer HudsonJennifer Hudson
12 September 1981, American
Actress, Singer
Polo GPolo G
06 January 1999, American
Rapper

Anthony DavisAnthony Davis
11 March 1993, American
Basketball Player

Chaka KhanChaka Khan
23 March 1953, American
Singer

Keke PalmerKeke Palmer
26 August 1993, American
Actress

Andre BraugherAndre Braugher
01 July 1962, American
Actor
Doc RiversDoc Rivers
13 October 1961, American
Basketball Coach

Iman ShumpertIman Shumpert
26 June 1990, American
Basketball Player

Chance the RapperChance the Rapper
16 April 1993, American
Rapper

Drew SidoraDrew Sidora
01 May 1985, American
Actress
Sherri ShepherdSherri Shepherd
22 April 1967, American
Actress

Lamorne MorrisLamorne Morris
14 August 1983, American
Actor
Curtis MayfieldCurtis Mayfield
03 June 1942, American
Singer, Guitarist

Wood HarrisWood Harris
17 October 1969, American
Actor

Earl SweatshirtEarl Sweatshirt
24 February 1994, American
Rapper
G HerboG Herbo
08 October 1995, American
Rapper

Fredo SantanaFredo Santana
04 July 1990, American
Rapper
Ken NortonKen Norton
09 August 1943, American
Boxer

Jaimee FoxworthJaimee Foxworth
17 December 1979, American
Actress

Lil BibbyLil Bibby
18 July 1994, American
Rapper
Lynne ThigpenLynne Thigpen
22 December 1948, American
Actress

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Linda WomackLinda Womack
25 April 1953, American
Singer
Shaun LivingstonShaun Livingston
11 September 1985, American
Basketball Player

Aaron McGruderAaron McGruder
29 May 1974, American
Writer, Cartoonist & Public Speaker

George JacksonGeorge Jackson
23 September 1941, American
African-American Left-Wing Activist & Marxist

Khalilah AliKhalilah Ali
17 March 1950, American
Actress
Wesley WillisWesley Willis
31 May 1963, American
Singer
Stuart ScottStuart Scott
19 July 1965, American
Sportscaster

CupcakkeCupcakke
31 May 1997, American
Rapper

Ann Marie SlaterAnn Marie Slater
20 November 1995, American
Singer-songwriter

Rodney HarrisonRodney Harrison
15 December 1972, American
American Football Player
Oscar MicheauxOscar Micheaux
02 January 1884, American
Author

Katherine DunhamKatherine Dunham
22 June 1909, American
Dancer, Choreographer, Social Activist, Author

TinkTink
18 March 1995, American
Rapper

Montana of 300Montana of 300
03 March 1989, American
Rapper

LA CaponeLA Capone
18 September 1996, American
Rapper
Sir CruseSir Cruse
09 November 1991, American
YouTuber

Jasmine JordanJasmine Jordan
07 December 1992, American
Michael Jordan’s Daughter
Lil JoJoLil JoJo
06 April 1994, American
Hip-Hop Artist

Lud FoeLud Foe
15 July 1996, American
Rapper

Siohvaughn FunchesSiohvaughn Funches
06 September 1981, American
Dwyane Wade's Ex-wife
Minnie RipertonMinnie Riperton
08 November 1947, American
Singer, Singer-songwriter

Lena WaitheLena Waithe
17 May 1984, American
Screenwriter
Craig RobinsonCraig Robinson
25 October 1971, American
Actor

Lil Rel HoweryLil Rel Howery
17 December 1979, American
Actor

Kenny GolladayKenny Golladay
03 November 1993, American
American football wide receiver

Nichelle NicholsNichelle Nichols
28 December 1932, American
Actress

Hannibal BuressHannibal Buress
04 February 1983, American
Comedian
Laura HarrierLaura Harrier
28 March 1990, American
Actress

Gil Scott-HeronGil Scott-Heron
01 April 1949, American
Singer, Writer, Composer, Poet, Pianist

Rickey HendersonRickey Henderson
25 December 1958, American
Baseball player

Oliver McCallOliver McCall
21 April 1965, American
Boxer
Sterling SharpeSterling Sharpe
06 April 1965, American
American Football Players

Lupe FiascoLupe Fiasco
16 February 1982, American
Rapper
Kirby PuckettKirby Puckett
14 March 1960, American
Baseball Players

Corey DavisCorey Davis
11 January 1995, American
American football player

Tony AllenTony Allen
11 January 1982, American
basketball player
Jason WeaverJason Weaver
18 July 1979, American
Actor

Lorraine HansberryLorraine Hansberry
19 May 1930, American
Writer, Theatre director, Screenwriter,
Lou RawlsLou Rawls
01 December 1933, American
Singer

Patrick BeverleyPatrick Beverley
18 July 1988, American
Basketball Player

Robin HarrisRobin Harris
30 August 1953, American
Comedian
NonameNoname
18 September 1991, American
Rapper

Jody WatleyJody Watley
30 January 1959, American
Singer
Nicole NarainNicole Narain
28 July 1974, American
Model

Boots RileyBoots Riley
01 April 1971, American
Musician

DeRay DavisDeRay Davis
26 February 1968, American
Stand-up Comedian

Shawn MarionShawn Marion
07 May 1978, American
Basketball Player
JeremihJeremih
17 July 1987, American
Singer-songwriter, Lyricist, Record producer,
Aries SpearsAries Spears
03 April 1975, American
Comedian

Adam JonesAdam Jones
30 September 1983, American
Football player

Michael WilbonMichael Wilbon
19 November 1958, American
Sports Commentator

Cynthia Cooper-DykeCynthia Cooper-Dyke
14 April 1963, American
Basketball Player
James RobinsonJames Robinson
09 August 1998, American
American football Player

No I.D.No I.D.
23 June 1971
Disc jockey

Kendall GillKendall Gill
25 May 1968, American
Basketball player

Michael FinleyMichael Finley
06 March 1973, American
Basketball player

Peter QuillinPeter Quillin
22 June 1983, American
Boxer
Emanuel AugustusEmanuel Augustus
02 January 1975, American
Boxer

Drew PearsonDrew Pearson
12 January 1951, American
American football player
Curtis GrandersonCurtis Granderson
16 March 1981, American
Baseball Player

Carol Moseley BraunCarol Moseley Braun
16 August 1947
politician, diplomat, prosecutor, lawyer
T'Keyah Crystal KeymahT'Keyah Crystal Keymah
13 October 1962, American
Actress
Craig HodgesCraig Hodges
27 June 1960, American
Basketball player