Famous Blacks From Kansas

Hattie McDanielHattie McDaniel
10 June 1895, American
Actress
Bill RussellBill Russell
12 February 1934, American
American basketball player

Charlie ParkerCharlie Parker
29 August 1920, American
Jazz saxophonist, composer

Gordon ParksGordon Parks
30 November 1912, American
Photographer

Gwendolyn BrooksGwendolyn Brooks
07 June 1917, American
Poet

Janelle MonaeJanelle Monae
01 December 1985, American
Soul Singer
DyesharisbyDyesharisby
12 August 1998, American
TikTok Star

Katrina PiersonKatrina Pierson
20 July 1976, American
Political Activists

Earl WatsonEarl Watson
12 June 1979, Mexican, American
Basketball coach
Trai ByersTrai Byers
19 July 1983, American
Actor

Ruth BrownRuth Brown
12 January 1928, American
Singer-songwriter
Jerome BrownJerome Brown
04 February 1965, American
American football player

Montee BallMontee Ball
05 December 1990, American
American Football Player

Buck ClaytonBuck Clayton
12 November 1911, American
Jazz trumpet player

Brandon AdamsBrandon Adams
22 August 1979, American
Actor

Jesse Albert StoneJesse Albert Stone
16 November 1901, American
Musician