Famous Blacks From Virginia

Pharrell WilliamsPharrell Williams
05 April 1973, American
Singer
Allen IversonAllen Iverson
07 June 1975, American
Basketball Player

Ella FitzgeraldElla Fitzgerald
25 April 1917, American
Singer

Henrietta LacksHenrietta Lacks
01 August 1920, American
Source of HeLa Cell Line

Romeo CrennelRomeo Crennel
18 June 1947, American
American Football Coach

Booker T. WashingtonBooker T. Washington
05 April 1856, American
 
Missy ElliottMissy Elliott
01 July 1971, American
Rapper

Wanda SykesWanda Sykes
07 March 1964, American
Actress

Arthur AsheArthur Ashe
10 July 1943, American
Tennis Player
Gabby DouglasGabby Douglas
31 December 1995, American
Gymnast

Bill RobinsonBill Robinson
25 May 1878, American
Dancer
Plaxico BurressPlaxico Burress
12 August 1977, American
American Football Player

Ralph SampsonRalph Sampson
07 July 1960, American
Basketball Player

Chad ColemanChad Coleman
06 September 1974, American
Actor

Bruce SmithBruce Smith
18 June 1963, American
American Football Player

Shalita GrantShalita Grant
28 August 1988, American
Actress
DeAngelo HallDeAngelo Hall
19 November 1983, American
American Football Player

Carter WoodsonCarter Woodson
19 December 1875, American
Historian

James Armistead LafayetteJames Armistead Lafayette
10 December 1760, American
Spy

Donielle HansleyDonielle Hansley
04 March 2004, American
Dancer
Kam ChancellorKam Chancellor
03 April 1988, American
American Football Player

Dred ScottDred Scott
1799 AD, American
American slave
Jay PharoahJay Pharoah
14 October 1987, American
Actor

Mary JacksonMary Jackson
09 April 1921, American
Mathematician

D'AngeloD'Angelo
11 February 1974, American
Singer-songwriter
Frankie FaisonFrankie Faison
10 June 1949, American
Actor

Alonzo MourningAlonzo Mourning
08 February 1970, American
Basketball player
Nate ParkerNate Parker
18 November 1979, American
Actor

Pernell WhitakerPernell Whitaker
02 January 1964, American
Boxer

Jason GeorgeJason George
09 February 1972, American
Actor
Mo Alie-CoxMo Alie-Cox
19 September 1993, American
American football player

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Ronde BarberRonde Barber
07 April 1975, American
American football player
Tony AtlasTony Atlas
23 April 1954, American
Bodybuilder

Damien WoodyDamien Woody
03 November 1977, American
American Football Player

Torrey SmithTorrey Smith
26 January 1989, American
Football Player

Charles HaleyCharles Haley
06 January 1964, American
American Football Player
Ella BakerElla Baker
13 December 1903, American
American activist
James AveryJames Avery
27 November 1945, American
Film actor

Gabriel ProsserGabriel Prosser
1776 AD, American
Blacksmith

Ruth BrownRuth Brown
12 January 1928, American
Singer-songwriter

Max RobinsonMax Robinson
01 May 1939, American
Broadcaster
Martin DelanyMartin Delany
06 May 1812, American
Journalist

Earl LloydEarl Lloyd
03 April 1928, American
Basketball player

Maggie Lena Draper WalkerMaggie Lena Draper Walker
15 July 1864, American
Entrepreneur

Belle da Costa GreeneBelle da Costa Greene
13 December 1883, American
Librarian

Willie LanierWillie Lanier
21 August 1945, American
Football Player
Edna LewisEdna Lewis
13 April 1916, Central African, American
Chef

Charles S. JohnsonCharles S. Johnson
24 July 1893, American
Sociologist
Randall RobinsonRandall Robinson
06 July 1941, American
Lawyer

Roosevelt BrownRoosevelt Brown
20 October 1932, American
Football Player

Sarah Louise DelanySarah Louise Delany
19 September 1889, American
Educator
Don PullenDon Pullen
25 December 1941, American
Jazz Pianist

Harold CruseHarold Cruse
08 March 1916, American
Critic
Camilla WilliamsCamilla Williams
18 October 1919, American
Opera singer

Matilda Sissieretta JonesMatilda Sissieretta Jones
05 January 1868, American
Opera singer

Ray DandridgeRay Dandridge
31 August 1913, American
Baseball Player

Eldzier CortorEldzier Cortor
10 January 1916, American
Artist