Famous Blacks From Louisiana

Madam C. J. WalkerMadam C. J. Walker
23 December 1867, American
Entrepreneur
Lil WayneLil Wayne
27 September 1982, American
Hip-hop artist

Tyler PerryTyler Perry
13 September 1969, American
Actor

Bill RussellBill Russell
12 February 1934, American
American basketball player

Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong
04 August 1901, American
Trumpeter

Anthony MackieAnthony Mackie
23 September 1978, American
Actor
Carl WeathersCarl Weathers
14 January 1948, American
Actor

Johnnie CochranJohnnie Cochran
02 October 1937, American
Lawyer

Odell Beckham Jr.Odell Beckham Jr.
05 November 1992, American
American Football Wide Receiver
Garrett MorrisGarrett Morris
01 February 1937, American
Comedian

Fats DominoFats Domino
26 February 1928, American
Pianist, Rock & Roll Musician
Mahalia JacksonMahalia Jackson
26 October 1911, American
Singer, Television Personality

Aaron NevilleAaron Neville
24 January 1941, American
Singer & Musician

Luke JamesLuke James
13 June 1983, American
Singer

Faith JenkinsFaith Jenkins
1977 AD, American
Attorney

Buddy BoldenBuddy Bolden
06 September 1877, American
Musical Artist
Vivien ThomasVivien Thomas
29 August 1910, American
Surgeon

Sinqua WallsSinqua Walls
06 April 1985, American
Actor

Eric BieniemyEric Bieniemy
15 August 1969, American
Coach

NBA YoungBoyNBA YoungBoy
20 October 1999, American
Rapper
NBA 3ThreeNBA 3Three
08 April 1998, American
Rapper

Lil SnupeLil Snupe
13 June 1995, American
Rapper
Fredo BangFredo Bang
29 March 1996, American
Rapper

Sheletta ChapitalSheletta Chapital
 , American
Anthony Mackie's Wife

Young 22Young 22
08 October 1996, American
Rapper
TokyoxvanityTokyoxvanity
28 September 1994, American
Singer

Karl MaloneKarl Malone
24 July 1963, American
Basketball player, Basketball coach, Actor
Don LemonDon Lemon
01 March 1966, American
Journalist

Ronnie ColemanRonnie Coleman
13 May 1964, American
Bodybuilder

Master PMaster P
29 April 1970, American
Rapper
Yahya Abdul-Mateen IIYahya Abdul-Mateen II
15 July 1986, American
Actor

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Ellis Marsalis Jr.Ellis Marsalis Jr.
14 November 1934, American
Pianist
Michael LewisMichael Lewis
29 April 1980, American
Journalist

Antawn JamisonAntawn Jamison
12 June 1976, American
Basketball player

Willis ReedWillis Reed
25 June 1942, American
Basketball Player

Rashard LewisRashard Lewis
08 August 1979, American
Basketball Player
Merry ClaytonMerry Clayton
25 December 1948, American
Actress
Orlando McDanielOrlando McDaniel
01 December 1960, American
Football Player

Jelly Roll MortonJelly Roll Morton
20 October 1890, American
Pianist, Bandleader, Composer, Conductor, Jazz

Rico LoveRico Love
03 December 1982, American
Singer-songwriter

Trombone ShortyTrombone Shorty
02 January 1986, American
Musician
Lloyd PriceLloyd Price
09 March 1933, American
Singer

Earl PalmerEarl Palmer
25 October 1924, American
American drummer

Ernest J. GainesErnest J. Gaines
15 January 1933, American
Author, Educator

Evelyn AshfordEvelyn Ashford
15 April 1957, American
American olympic athlete

Clifton ChenierClifton Chenier
25 June 1925, American
Musician
Illinois JacquetIllinois Jacquet
30 October 1922, American
Saxophonist

Yusef KomunyakaaYusef Komunyakaa
29 April 1947, American
Poet
Clementine HunterClementine Hunter
30 November 1886, American
Folk Artist

John Henry JohnsonJohn Henry Johnson
24 November 1929, American
American football running back

Madam C.J. WalkerMadam C.J. Walker
1867 AD
Civil Rights Activist, Philanthropist,
Alice Dunbar NelsonAlice Dunbar Nelson
19 July 1875, American
Poet

Bob KaufmanBob Kaufman
18 April 1925, American
Poet
Earl KingEarl King
07 February 1934, American
Musician

Janet CollinsJanet Collins
07 March 1917, American
Ballet Dancer

Ed BlackwellEd Blackwell
10 October 1929, American
Drummer

Johnny DoddsJohnny Dodds
12 April 1892, American
Musician

Eddie BoEddie Bo
20 September 1930, American
Singer
Jimmie NooneJimmie Noone
23 April 1895, American
Composer

Boozoo ChavisBoozoo Chavis
23 October 1930, American
Accordion player

Richard BerryRichard Berry
11 April 1935, American
Singer-songwriter

Charles HarrisonCharles Harrison
23 September 1931, American
Industrial designer
Gatemouth BrownGatemouth Brown
18 April 1924, American
Musician

Andrew Young Jr.Andrew Young Jr.
12 March 1932, American
Politician