African Americans From Massachusetts

Famous black celebrities from Massachusetts, include Mindy Kaling, Terrence Clarke, Meshach Taylor.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Mindy Kaling

Mindy Kaling.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 24, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Actress, comedian, and writer Mindy Kaling first gained international fame with her work in the NBC sitcom, The Office, for which she was nominated for several Primetime Emmy Awards. She earned a bachelor's degree in playwriting before beginning her career. As the child of immigrants from India, she is one of the few Indian-American women active in the industry.

 2 Donna Summer

Donna Summer.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: December 31, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 17, 2012

 3 Uzo Aduba

Uzo Aduba.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 10, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

 4 Shar Jackson

Shar Jackson.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 31, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

 5 Alex Newell

Alex Newell.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 20, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lynn, Massachusetts, United States

 6 Meshach Taylor

Meshach Taylor.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 11, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: June 28, 2014

 7 Nerlens Noel

Nerlens Noel
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: April 10, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Malden, Massachusetts, United States
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 8 Crispus Attucks

Crispus Attucks.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: First person killed during the Boston Massacre
Birthdate: 1723 AD
Birthplace: Framingham, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1770 AD

 9 George Hill

George Hill
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: May 4, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 10 Melvin Gordon

Melvin Gordon
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: April 13, 1993
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States

 11 Chirlane McCray

Chirlane McCray.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Writer, Social Activist
Birthdate: November 29, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States

 12 Michael Bivins

Michael Bivins.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 10, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

 13 Ralph Tresvant

Ralph Tresvant
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 16, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Roxbury

 14 Jujubee

Jujubee
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Famous As: Reality Star
Birthdate: June 21, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Boston

 15 Shabazz Napier

Shabazz Napier
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: July 14, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Roxbury, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

 16 Pooch Hall

Pooch Hall
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 8, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brockton, Massachusetts, USA

 17 Prince Amukamara

Prince Amukamara
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: June 6, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Leominster, Massachusetts, United States

 18 Traci Bingham

Traci Bingham
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 13, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: North Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.

 19 Chosen Jacobs

Chosen Jacobs.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 1, 2001
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts

 20 Paul Williams

Paul Williams
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 27, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States

 21 Bobby Brown

Bobby Brown
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: September 24, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

 22 Wayne Selden Jr.

Wayne Selden Jr.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: September 30, 1994
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Roxbury, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

 23 Maurice Hurst Jr.

Maurice Hurst Jr.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: May 9, 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Canton, Massachusetts, United States

 24 Dio Maddin

Dio Maddin
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: February 5, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: North Easton, Massachusetts, United States

 25 Sandy Saddler

Sandy Saddler
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional Boxer
Birthdate: June 23, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 18, 2001

 26 Mary Eliza Mahoney

Mary Eliza Mahoney.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Nurse
Birthdate: April 16, 1845
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 4, 1926
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 27 Paul Cuffe

Paul Cuffe
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: January 17, 1759
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cuttyhunk, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 7, 1817

 28 Lois Mailou Jones

Lois Mailou Jones
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Painter, Educator
Birthdate: November 3, 1905
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Boston
Died: June 9, 1998

 29 James Van Der Zee

James Van Der Zee
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Listed In: Photographers
Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: June 29, 1886
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lenox, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 15, 1983

 30 Dorothy West

Dorothy West
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: June 2, 1907
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 16, 1998

 31 Peter John Gomes

Peter John Gomes
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Preacher
Birthdate: May 22, 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: February 28, 2011

Listed by Time Magazine as one of "Seven Stars of the Pulpit", Peter John Gomes was a much respected preacher and theologian. Also Plummer Professor of Christian Morals at Harvard Divinity School and Pusey Minister at Harvard's Memorial Church, he authored two bestselling books and published ten volumes of sermons. A celibate gay, he also worked for acceptance of homosexuality.

 32 James Ihedigbo

James Ihedigbo
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football player
Birthdate: December 3, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Northampton, Massachusetts, United States

 33 Harry Carney

Harry Carney
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Saxophonist
Birthdate: April 1, 1910
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 8, 1974

 34 Shey Peddy

Shey Peddy
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: October 28, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

 35 Josephine St. Pierre Ruffin

Josephine St. Pierre Ruffin
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Famous As: American publisher
Birthdate: August 31, 1842
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 13, 1924

 36 Steve Smith

Steve Smith
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: May 6, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Anchorage, Alaska, United States

 37 Aaliyah Jay

Aaliyah Jay.
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Listed In: YouTubers
Famous As: Beauty Vloggers
Birthdate: June 23, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts

 38 Travis Best

Travis Best
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: July 12, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States

 39 Stephen Silas

Stephen Silas
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball coach, Basketball player
Birthdate: 1973 AD
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

 40 Patrick Ewing Jr.

Patrick Ewing Jr.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: May 20, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

 41 Noah Vonleh

Noah Vonleh
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: August 24, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Haverhill, Massachusetts, United States

 42 Mike Wallace

Mike Wallace
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: August 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

 43 Michael Carter-Williams

Michael Carter-Williams
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: October 10, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hamilton, Massachusetts, United States

 44 LeVelle Moton

LeVelle Moton
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball coach
Birthdate: June 16, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

 45 John Thompson III

John Thompson III
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball coach, Basketball player
Birthdate: March 11, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

 46 Joe Ragland

Joe Ragland
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: November 11, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States

 47 Jair Lynch

Jair Lynch
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Artistic gymnast
Birthdate: October 2, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Amherst, Massachusetts, United States

 48 Ifeatu Melifonwu

Ifeatu Melifonwu
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: May 2, 1999
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Grafton, Massachusetts, United States

 49 Harvey Mason Jr.

Harvey Mason Jr.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Record producer, Basketball player
Birthdate: June 3, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

 50 Harry Flournoy

Harry Flournoy
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: December 10, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fall River, Massachusetts, United States
Died: November 27, 2016