African Americans From Minnesota

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Famous black celebrities from Minnesota, include Prince, Yara Shahidi, Trey Lance.
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Prince
(Singer-songwriter & Multi-instrumentalist)
Prince
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 7, 1958
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: April 21, 2016

Singer-songwriter, dancer, and musician, Prince is is widely regarded as one of the greatest musicians of his generation. He was considered a guitar virtuoso and could also play several other instruments. With worldwide sales of over 150 million records, he is ranked among the best-selling music artists of all time. He was also well known for his flamboyant persona.

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Yara Shahidi
(Actress & Model Known for Her Role as 'Zoey Johnson' on the TV Series" ‘Black-ish’ and ‘Grown-ish)
Yara Shahidi
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Birthdate: February 10, 2000
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Yara Shahidi is best known as Zoey Johnson from Black-ish and Grown-ish. She started off as a model for brands such as McDonald's and GapKids, at age 6. One of Time’s “30 Most Influential Teens of 2016," she was also appreciated in the film The Sun Is Also a Star.
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Trey Lance
(American football player)
Trey Lance
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 9, 2000
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Marshall, Minnesota, United States
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Isra Hirsi
(American Environmental Activist)
Isra Hirsi
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: February 22, 2003
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Isra Hirsi is an American environmental activist best known for co-founding the U.S. Youth Climate Strike, where she also serves as co-executive director. A self-described communist, Isra Hirsi was named in Fortune magazine's 40 Under 40 list in 2020.

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Tyler Johnson
(American football player)
Tyler Johnson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 25, 1998
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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Devean George
(Basketball Player)
Devean George
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 29, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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C. J. Ham
(American Football Player)
C. J. Ham
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 22, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Duluth, Minnesota, United States
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Zeke Nnaji
(Basketball player)
Zeke Nnaji
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 9, 2001
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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Freddie Gillespie
(Basketball player)
Freddie Gillespie
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 14, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
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Dustin Byfuglien
(Ice hockey player)
Dustin Byfuglien
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 27, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
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Toni Stone
(First of Three Women to Play Professional Baseball Full-Time for the Indianapolis Clowns)
Toni Stone
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 17, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Died: November 2, 1996
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Frank Morgan
(Saxophonist)
Frank Morgan
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 23, 1933
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Died: December 14, 2007
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Billy Turner
(American football player)
Billy Turner
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 17, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Shoreview, Minnesota, United States
 14 
Kris Humphries
(Basketball player)
Kris Humphries
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 6, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Royce White
(Basketball player)
Royce White
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 10, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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McKinley Wright IV
(Basketball Player)
McKinley Wright IV
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 25, 1998
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Minnesota, United States
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Marvel Cooke
(Journalist)
Marvel Cooke
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 4, 1903
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mankato, Minnesota, United States
Died: November 29, 2000
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Carl Lumbly
(Known for his roles as Dick Hallorann in Doctor Sleep)
Carl Lumbly
3
Birthdate: August 14, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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Michael Floyd
(American football player)
Michael Floyd
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 27, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
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Joseph Fahnbulleh
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 11, 2001
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hopkins, Minnesota, United States
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Rashad Vaughn
(Basketball Player)
Rashad Vaughn
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 16, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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Khalid El-Amin
(Basketball player)
Khalid El-Amin
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 25, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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Tayler Hill
(Basketball player)
Tayler Hill
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 23, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Ade A. Olufeko
(Designer, technologist, and entrepreneur primarily active in Lagos)
Ade A. Olufeko
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Birthdate: March 22, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States