Famous Blacks From Missouri

AkonAkon
16 April 1973, American
Singer
Jayson TatumJayson Tatum
03 March 1998, American
Basketball Player

Maya AngelouMaya Angelou
04 April 1928, American
Poet

Sterling K. BrownSterling K. Brown
05 April 1976, American
Actor

Josephine BakerJosephine Baker
03 June 1906, French
Dancer

Tyronn LueTyronn Lue
03 May 1977, American
Basketball Coach
Chuck BerryChuck Berry
18 October 1926, American
Guitarist

Langston HughesLangston Hughes
01 February 1902, American
Poet, Novelist, Playwright, & Columnist

Maxine WatersMaxine Waters
15 August 1938, American
U.S. Representative
George Washington CarverGeorge Washington Carver
01 January 1864, American
Scientist & Inventor

Tech N9neTech N9ne
08 November 1971, American
Rapper
Misty CopelandMisty Copeland
10 September 1982, American
Ballet Dancer

Ryan Michelle BatheRyan Michelle Bathe
27 July 1976, American
Actress

Leon SpinksLeon Spinks
11 July 1953, American
Former Heavyweight Boxing Champion

ComethazineComethazine
06 July 1998, American
Rapper

SZASZA
08 November 1990, American
Singer-songwriter
Hitman HollaHitman Holla
29 March 1988, American
Rapper

Redd FoxxRedd Foxx
09 December 1922, American
Comedian

Cedric the EntertainerCedric the Entertainer
24 April 1964, American
Actor

Bradley BealBradley Beal
28 June 1993, American
Basketball player
Eddie GriffinEddie Griffin
15 July 1968, American
Actor

Lavell CrawfordLavell Crawford
11 November 1968, American
Comedian
Michael SpinksMichael Spinks
13 July 1956, American
Boxer

Ken PageKen Page
20 January 1954, American
Actor

Bobb'e J. ThompsonBobb'e J. Thompson
28 February 1996, American
Actor
Ryan HowardRyan Howard
19 November 1979, American
Baseball player

Ben McLemoreBen McLemore
11 February 1993, American
Basketball player
ChingyChingy
09 March 1980, American
Rapper, Musician, Actor, Singer, Television actor,

Elston HowardElston Howard
23 February 1929, American
Baseball player

Butch ReedButch Reed
11 July 1954, American
Wrestler
Big Joe TurnerBig Joe Turner
18 May 1911, American
Singer

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Chester HimesChester Himes
29 July 1909, American
Writer
King ParsonsKing Parsons
11 June 1950, American
Wrestler

Grace BumbryGrace Bumbry
04 January 1937, American
musician, singer, opera singer

Bennie MotenBennie Moten
13 November 1894, American
Jazz pianist

Wild Bill DavisWild Bill Davis
24 November 1918, American
Pianist
Peter WestbrookPeter Westbrook
16 April 1952, American
Businessman
Henry HamptonHenry Hampton
08 January 1940, American
Film maker

Joseph YoakumJoseph Yoakum
22 February 1890, American
Artist

Chuck StoneChuck Stone
21 July 1924, American
Newspaper editor

Gerald M. BoydGerald M. Boyd
03 October 1950, American
Journalist
Margaret Bush WilsonMargaret Bush Wilson
30 January 1919, American
Lawyer

Melvin TolsonMelvin Tolson
06 February 1898, American
Poet

Marshall WayneMarshall Wayne
25 May 1912, American
Olympic athlete