Famous Blacks From Maryland

Jada Pinkett SmithJada Pinkett Smith
18 September 1971, American
Actress
Harriet TubmanHarriet Tubman
29 February 1822, American
Abolitionist

James BrownJames Brown
03 May 1933, American
Musician, recording artist, producer, dancer,

Kevin DurantKevin Durant
29 September 1988, American
Basketball Player

Thurgood MarshallThurgood Marshall
02 July 1908, American
Former Associate Justice of the United States

Toni BraxtonToni Braxton
07 October 1967, American
American R&B Singer-songwriter & Musician
Ta-Nehisi CoatesTa-Nehisi Coates
30 September 1975, American
Author

Lance ReddickLance Reddick
31 December 1962, American
Actor

Victor OladipoVictor Oladipo
04 May 1992, American
Basketball Player
Michael SteeleMichael Steele
19 October 1958, American
Politician

6lack6lack
24 June 1992, American
Rapper
Sam CassellSam Cassell
18 November 1969, American
Basketball Player

Benjamin BannekerBenjamin Banneker
09 November 1731, American
Compiler of Almanacs

Shalita GrantShalita Grant
28 August 1988, American
Actress

Rudy GayRudy Gay
17 August 1986, American
Basketball Player

Bresha WebbBresha Webb
06 May 1984, American
Actress
Matthew HensonMatthew Henson
08 August 1866, American
First African-American to explore the North Pole

Josh SmithJosh Smith
05 December 1985, American
Basketball Player

Charles S DuttonCharles S Dutton
30 January 1951, American
Actor

Troy PindellTroy Pindell
18 July 1984, American
YouTuber, Comedian
Kia ProctorKia Proctor
16 October 1988, American
Model

Lesane CasinoLesane Casino
08 November 1992, American
Rapper
YBN GlizzyYBN Glizzy
29 October 1998, American
Rapper

Elijah CummingsElijah Cummings
18 January 1951, American
Politician

Len BiasLen Bias
18 November 1963, American
Basketball player
Mutulu ShakurMutulu Shakur
08 August 1950, American
Musical artist

Mo'NiqueMo'Nique
11 December 1967, American
Comedian
Howard RollinsHoward Rollins
17 October 1950, American
Actor

Kweisi MfumeKweisi Mfume
24 October 1948, American
American Politician

Kevin ClashKevin Clash
17 September 1960, American
Voice actor, Puppeteer
Todd GurleyTodd Gurley
03 August 1994, American
American football player

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Tracie ThomsTracie Thoms
19 August 1975, American
Actress
Reggie LewisReggie Lewis
21 November 1965, American
Basketball player

Montel WilliamsMontel Williams
03 July 1956, American
Actor, Officer, Television presenter, Radio

Hasim RahmanHasim Rahman
07 November 1972, American
Boxer

Steve FrancisSteve Francis
21 February 1977, American
Basketball Players
Lio RushLio Rush
11 November 1994, American
Wrestler
Eubie BlakeEubie Blake
07 February 1887, American
American composer

Valerie ThomasValerie Thomas
1943 AD, American
scientist and inventor

Gloria RichardsonGloria Richardson
06 May 1922, American
civil rights Activist

Gary NealGary Neal
03 October 1984, American
Basketball player
Joe GansJoe Gans
25 November 1874, American
Boxer

Amanda SmithAmanda Smith
23 January 1837, American
Leader

Samuel Ringgold WardSamuel Ringgold Ward
17 October 1817, American
Author

Benny WatersBenny Waters
23 January 1902, American
Musician

Augusta Braxton BakerAugusta Braxton Baker
01 April 1911, American
Librarian
Melvin WilliamsMelvin Williams
14 December 1941, American
American actor

Frances E.W. HarperFrances E.W. Harper
1825 AD
Poet
Parren James MitchellParren James Mitchell
29 April 1922, American
Politician