Best African-American Celebrities

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The Top Ten

1 Martin Luther King Jr Martin Luther King Jr Martin Luther King, Jr. was an American Baptist minister, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement.

Kodak Black, a disgusting criminal who makes awful music, above this true hero of America? I have lost my faith in humanity, this guy deserves number 1. - AnimeDrawer

I had to do a project on this guy and that completely changed my view on life. He taught me never use violence to solve problems, all man are equal and never stop doing what's right thank MLK

Should be #1 - PeeledBanana

2 Gabrielle Union Gabrielle Union Gabrielle Monique Union-Wade is an American actress. She began her career in 1990s, appearing on television sitcoms, before landing supporting roles in teen comedy films She's All That and 10 Things I Hate About You.

She is the best female ever

3 Bianca Lawson Bianca Lawson
4 Marlon Wayans Marlon Wayans
5 Ashleigh Murray Ashleigh Murray
6 Anika Noni Rose

I got to see her in person at D23 - MegaSoulhero

7 Orlando Brown
8 Kali Troy
9 Morgan Freeman Morgan Freeman ...read more.

Freeman is only 28 in the list of black celebrities? Damn, I'd have him in my top 10 regardless of skin color - ryanrimmel

Morgan Freeman, Samuel L Jackson, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Denzel Washington, Will Smith and many others lower than Kodak Black?

10 Tahj Mowry Tahj Mowry

The Contenders

11 Will Smith Will Smith Willard Carroll "Will" Smith, Jr. is an American actor, comedian, producer, rapper, and songwriter. He is best known for his acting career overall. He has been in many popular movies, These include, but are not limited to, the Men in Black lineup, Pursuit of Happyness, and After Earth. He is often referred ...read more.
12 James Brown James Brown
13 Kodak Black Kodak Black
14 Tupac Shakur Tupac Shakur Tupac Amaru Shakur, also known as 2Pac, was an American rapper and actor born on June 16, 1971 in East Harlem, New York. Tupac sold over 75 million records worldwide and has been referred to in multiple major publications such as Rolling Stone as one of the greatest music artists of all time. 2Pac was ...read more.
15 Raven-Symoné Raven-Symoné Raven-Symoné Christina Pearman, sometimes credited as Raven, is an American actress, singer, songwriter, television personality, and producer.
16 Prince Prince Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 - April 21st, 2016) was an American musician, best known for being one of the most popular and influential artists from the 80s, with songs such as "Purple Rain", "Little Red Corvette", "1999", and "When Doves Cry" .
17 Samuel L. Jackson Samuel L. Jackson Samuel Leroy Jackson is an American actor and film producer. He achieved prominence and critical acclaim in the early 1990s with films such as Jungle Fever, Patriot Games, Amos & Andrew, True Romance, Jurassic Park and his collaborations with director Quentin Tarantino including Pulp Fiction, Jackie ...read more.

Why is the man so low?

"#1 Please" in an earape tone I would yell right now if that wasn't a retarded idea... but, come on dude! - EliHbk

18 Colin Powell

Would easily have won the 1996 US presidential election, and become the first black US president, but chose not run for personal reasons.

19 Barack Obama Barack Obama Barack Hussein Obama II is the 44th president of the United States of America. He was elected in 2008 after serving in the Senate from 2005-08, beating John McCain and becoming the first African-American to be elected President of the United States. He was elected again in 2012, beating Mitt Romney.
20 Chuck Berry Chuck Berry Charles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter, and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music. He died on 18 March 2017.
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