African Americans From Washington

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Famous black celebrities from Washington, include Jeremy Meeks, Isaiah Thomas, Blair Underwood.
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Isaiah Thomas
(Professional Basketball Player Who Plays as a Point Guard)
Isaiah Thomas
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 7, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington, U.S.
Isaiah Thomas, also known as “The Pizza Boy,” plays for the Washington Wizards. He has previously played for teams such as the Sacramento Kings, the Cleveland Cavaliers, and Los Angeles Lakers. He is a two-time NBA All-Star and a two-time First-team All-Pac-10, and was named to the All-NBA Second Team.
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Nate Robinson
(Former Basketball player at Point guard position)
Nate Robinson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 31, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States

Nate Robinson is a former professional basketball player who has played in the NBA for the New York Knicks, Oklahoma City Thunder, Boston Celtics,  Golden State Warriors, and Chicago Bulls. He went professional in 2005 and became the NBA's first three-time slam dunk champion in 2010. He retired in 2018. He now runs a restaurant in Rainier Beach.

 3 
Jamal Crawford
(Basketball player)
Jamal Crawford
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 20, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
 4 
Blair Underwood
(Best Known for His Role as Attorney Jonathan Rollins in the NBC Legal Drama Series 'L.A. Law')
Blair Underwood
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Birthdate: August 25, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington, United States
Blair Underwood is best known as Jonathan Rollins from the series L.A. Law. He has played significant roles in series such as City of Angels and Dirty Sexy Money, and in films such as Deep Impact. The five-time NAACP Image Award winner has also won an Emmy and a Grammy.
 5 
Kevin Porter Jr.
(Basketball player)
Kevin Porter Jr.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 4, 2000
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
 6 
Michael Winslow
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Birthdate: September 6, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Spokane, Washington, USA
 7 
Brandon Roy
(Basketball player - Shooting guard, Basketball coach)
Brandon Roy
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 23, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
 8 
Johnny Gill
(Singer-songwriter)
Johnny Gill
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 22, 1966
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Washington DC
 9 
Jason Terry
(Basketball Player)
Jason Terry
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 15, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
 10 
Dejounte Murray
(Basketball player)
Dejounte Murray
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 19, 1996
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
 11 
Budda Baker
(American football player)
Budda Baker
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 10, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bellevue, Washington, United States
 12 
Marvin Williams
(Basketball Player)
Marvin Williams
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 19, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bremerton, Washington, United States
 13 
Desmond Trufant
(American football player)
Desmond Trufant
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 10, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington, United States
 14 
Michael Brantley
(Baseball Players)
Michael Brantley
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 15, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bellevue, Washington, USA
 15 
Eric Metcalf
(American Former Football Player Who Played Running Back and Wide Receiver)
Eric Metcalf
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 23, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
 16 
Gary Payton II
(Basketball player)
Gary Payton II
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 1, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
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Austin Seferian-Jenkins
(American football player, Basketball player)
Austin Seferian-Jenkins
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 29, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fox Island, Washington, United States
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Terry Metcalf
(American football player)
Terry Metcalf
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 24, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
 19 
James Edwards
(Basketball player)
James Edwards
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 22, 1955
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
 20 
Malachi Flynn
(Basketball player)
Malachi Flynn
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 9, 1998
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington, United States
 21 
Taylor Mays
(American football player)
Taylor Mays
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 7, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
 22 
Danny Shelton
(American Football Player)
Danny Shelton
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 20, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Auburn, Washington, United States
 23 
Shaquielle McKissic
(Basketball player)
Shaquielle McKissic
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 17, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
 24 
Shilese Jones
(Gymnast)
Shilese Jones
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 26, 2002
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States

Shilese Jones is an artistic gymnast who is a member of the United States' women's national gymnastics team. She was part of the team that won gold at the 2018 Pan American Championships. She made her junior elite debut in 2014 and turned senior in 2018. In 2021, she joined Simone Biles' Gold Over America Tour.  

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Martell Webster
(Basketball Player)
Martell Webster
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 4, 1986
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Edmonds, Washington, United States
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Salvon Ahmed
(American football player)
Salvon Ahmed
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 30, 1998
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kirkland, Washington, United States
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Marcus Trufant
(American football player)
Marcus Trufant
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 25, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington, United States
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Andre Dillard
(American football player)
Andre Dillard
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 3, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Woodinville, Washington, United States
 29 
Aaron Brooks
(Basketball player - Point guard)
Aaron Brooks
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 14, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
 30 
Cory Jefferson
(Basketball player)
Cory Jefferson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 26, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington, United States
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Jaylen Nowell
(Basketball player)
Jaylen Nowell
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 9, 1999
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
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Joe Tryon
(American football player)
Joe Tryon
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 30, 1999
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
 33 
Myles Gaskin
(Football player)
Myles Gaskin
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 15, 1997
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lynnwood, Washington, United States
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Doug Christie
(Former basketball player at shooting guard position)
Doug Christie
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 9, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
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Brooklyn Frost
(YouTuber)
Brooklyn Frost
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Listed In: Instagram Stars
Birthdate: August 17, 2004
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Seattle
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Marcus Chong
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Birthdate: July 8, 1967
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
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Jeremy Meeks
(American Fashion Model)
Jeremy Meeks
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: February 7, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington, United States

Jeremy Meeks is an American convicted felon whose mug shot posted on Facebook by the police helped him land contracts as a fashion model. Dubbed the buff bad boy by Vogue magazine, Jeremy Meeks is a former member of a notorious gang called the Crips. He now serves as an inspiration to other convicted felons, thanks to his inspiring journey.

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Jackie Christie
(American Reality TV Star, Fashion Designer And Wife of Basketball Coach Doug Christie)
Jackie Christie
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Birthdate: July 7, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
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Avery Bradley
(Basketball player)
Avery Bradley
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 26, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
 40 
Josina Anderson
(American Sports Journalist)
Josina Anderson
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Birthdate: August 15, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Washington, D.C.; United States
 41 
Jonathan Stewart
(American football player)
Jonathan Stewart
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 21, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Fort Lewis, Washington, United States
 42 
Amare Frost
(TikTok Star, YouTuber)
Amare Frost
1
Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: June 10, 2003
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
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Jaden McDaniels
(Basketball player)
Jaden McDaniels
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 29, 2000
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
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Allonzo Trier
(Basketball player)
Allonzo Trier
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 17, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
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Jalen McDaniels
(Basketball player)
Jalen McDaniels
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 31, 1998
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
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C. J. Giles
(Basketball player)
C. J. Giles
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 23, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
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Maurice Smith
(Americam Mixed Martial Artist and Kickboxer)
Maurice Smith
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 13, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
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Jordin Andrade
(Track and field hurdler representing Cape Verde at the Olympics in 2016 and 2020)
Jordin Andrade
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 5, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Federal Way, Washington, United States
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Princess Tommi
(YouTuber)
Princess Tommi
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Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: February 10, 2002
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Washington DC, United States