Famous Blacks From North Carolina

Thomas SowellThomas Sowell
30 June 1930, American
Economist
Nina SimoneNina Simone
21 February 1933, American
Singer-songwriter, Composer

Zion WilliamsonZion Williamson
06 July 2000, American
Basketball Player

Chris PaulChris Paul
06 May 1985, American
Basketball Player

Afeni ShakurAfeni Shakur
10 January 1947, American
Activist

John ColtraneJohn Coltrane
23 September 1926, American
Saxophonist, Composer
Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk
10 October 1917, American
Jazz Pianist & Composer

Seth CurrySeth Curry
23 August 1990, American
Basketball Player

YBN CordaeYBN Cordae
26 August 1997, American
Rapper, songwriter
Herman BooneHerman Boone
28 October 1935, American
Former Coach

Mary McLeod BethuneMary McLeod Bethune
10 July 1875, American
Educator
Shirley HemphillShirley Hemphill
01 July 1947, American
Comedian

Berlinda TolbertBerlinda Tolbert
04 November 1949, American
Actress

Eboni WilliamsEboni Williams
09 September 1988, American
Attorney & News Personality

Anna Julia CooperAnna Julia Cooper
10 August 1858, American
Author, Educator

Ayesha RascoeAyesha Rascoe
1986 AD, American
Journalist
Jessamyn StanleyJessamyn Stanley
27 June 1987, American
Yoga Instructor

Dutchess LattimoreDutchess Lattimore
25 February 1984, American
Tattoo Artist, TV Actress

Aldis HodgeAldis Hodge
20 September 1986, American
Actor

Brian Tyree HenryBrian Tyree Henry
31 March 1982, American
Actor
J. B. SmooveJ. B. Smoove
16 December 1965, American
Actor

Ben VereenBen Vereen
10 October 1946, American
Actor
Loretta LynchLoretta Lynch
21 May 1959, American
Former Attorney General of the United States

Edwin HodgeEdwin Hodge
26 January 1985, American
Actor

Moms MableyMoms Mabley
19 March 1894, American
American comedian
Dennis EdwardsDennis Edwards
03 February 1943, American
Singer

Jerrod CarmichaelJerrod Carmichael
22 June 1987, American
Comedian
Hiram Rhodes RevelsHiram Rhodes Revels
27 September 1827, American
Politician

Stunna 4 VegasStunna 4 Vegas
01 January 1996, American
Rapper

Max RoachMax Roach
10 January 1924, American
Musician
Nate McMillanNate McMillan
03 August 1964, American
American basketball coach

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Meadowlark LemonMeadowlark Lemon
25 April 1932, American
Basketball player, Actor
Clyde McPhatterClyde McPhatter
15 November 1931, American
Singer

Jack TatumJack Tatum
18 November 1948, American
American Football player

Anthony HamiltonAnthony Hamilton
28 January 1971, American
Singer

Ernie BarnesErnie Barnes
15 July 1938, Central African, American
Artist
Bill TaylorBilly Taylor
24 July 1921, American
Jazz Pianist
Charlie SiffordCharlie Sifford
02 June 1922, American
Golfer

Franklin McCainFranklin McCain
03 January 1941, American
Civil rights activist

Doris ColeyDoris Coley
02 August 1941, American
Musician

Buck LeonardBuck Leonard
08 September 1907, American
Baseball Player
Charlie SandersCharlie Sanders
25 August 1946, American
American football player

George Moses HortonGeorge Moses Horton
1798 AD, American
Poet

Charles Clinton SpauldingCharles Clinton Spaulding
01 August 1874, American
Business Person