2 Dell Curry(Basketball player)
4 Nat Turner(Leader of Slave Rebellion)
5 Michael Vick(American football player)
Michael Vick is a former American football player who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 13 seasons during which he represented successful teams like the Atlanta Falcons, Philadelphia Eagles, and New York Jets. Michael Vick is also known for his philanthropic efforts; he has established a couple of nonprofit organizations namely The Vick Foundation and Michael Vick Foundation.
6 Arthur Ashe(Tennis Player)
7 Wanda Sykes(Comedian and Writer Known for Her TV Series "The New Adventures of Old Christine" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm.")
Wanda Sykes is an American actress, writer, and comedian. In 2004, Sykes was named in Entertainment Weekly magazine's list of 25 funniest people in America. Also known for her role as an activist, Sykes has been emceeing fundraisers and hosting events to tackle issues concerning same-sex marriages. She is also an ardent supporter of the Ruth Ellis Center.
8 Henrietta Lacks(Source of HeLa Cell Line)
9 Lawrence Taylor(Former American football Outside linebacker)
10 Moses Malone(Basketball player)
11 James Avery(Film actor)
12 Tyrod Taylor(American football quarterback)
13 Mary Jackson(Mathematician)
American mathematician and aerospace engineer Mary Jackson went down in history as the first African-American woman to work as a NASA engineer. Initially a math teacher, she later joined NACA under Dorothy Vaughan and contributed to countless American space programs at a time when racial segregation was the norm.
14 Kam Chancellor(American Football Player)
15 Alonzo Mourning(Basketball player)
16 Jay Pharoah(Actor)
18 Timothy Lee Reid(Actor)
Timothy Lee Reid, popularly known as Tim Reid, is an American actor and director. He is known for playing important roles in popular TV series, such as Venus Flytrap, Simon & Simon, and That '70s Show. The founder of Legacy Media Institute, Reid aims at bringing together leading professionals, young men and women, and outstanding actors through his non-profit organization.
19 Charles Haley(American Football Player)
20 Monty Williams(Basketball coach)
21 Bill Robinson(Dancer)
22 Clarence Clemons(Best Known as the Saxophonist of the Rock Band 'The E Street Band')
Clarence Clemons, also popular as The Big Man, gained fame as the saxophonist for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band. While he joined the Maryland State College on both football and music scholarships, a car accident later ended his football dreams. He also had his own band, The Red Bank Rockers.
23 Chad Coleman(Actor)
24 Pernell Whitaker(Boxer Who Competed from 1984 to 2001)
25 Frankie Faison(Actor)
26 Nate Parker(Actor)
27 Ronde Barber(American football player)
28 Carter Woodson(Historian)
Historian Carter Woodson was is remembered for pioneering Black studies in schools and colleges. He began the Negro History Week, which is now celebrated as the Black History Month. Poverty had pushed him to work in the coal mines initially, and he couldn’t join high school before 20.