Best Black People of All Time

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This is about the most amazing, great and inspirational black People

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.

One of my favorite human beings. His dream and his ability to see passed hatred and see the good in all humanity, fight for it and be willing to die for it! - Pfeifferpfan

And plus how is this racist you obviously don't think much. Every black person is equal every person is equal. what do you mean 'who am I to decide' so what your saying is who am I to show my opinion. Do you not get that by best I mean inspirational. And on The Top Tens you have to be selective! you make a list on best white people! Also look up the word racist. Many people are liking this list and have not found it racist so why don't you them! - Amaan98

This list is presumptuous, selectively

PC, offensive in many ways, and arguably racist. Have you met ALL "black people of all time? " Where's the list for "best white people of all time? " (Though it would be equally ridiculous.) What do you mean by "best," and just who are YOU to decide?

You kinda figured this guy would be number 1

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2 Malcolm X Malcolm X Malcolm X, born Malcolm Little and also known as el-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz, was an American Muslim minister and human rights activist.
3 Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country's first black chief executive, and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election.
4 Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali (January 17th 1942 - June 3rd 2016) was an American former professional boxer . He was generally considered among the greatest heavyweights in the history of the sport.

R.I.P The Champ

5 Morgan Freeman Morgan Freeman ...read more.

The literal voice of God - ryanrimmel

6 Michael Jackson Michael Jackson Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, dancer, and songwriter born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana and passed away on June 25, 2009. He donated (at least) a remarkable 500,000,000 dollars to charity. Michael is also known as The King of Pop (a title given to him by Elizabeth Taylor) or under ...read more.

He molested children, he shouldn't be here - ryanrimmel

Why did he molested children? - LapisBob

He turned white and betrayed the black community >:(

Did he molest you? :(

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7 Rosa Parks Rosa Parks Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was an African American civil rights activist, whom the United States Congress called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement".

All she did was sit her old tired black ass down on a bus. MLK did all the work.

8 Tupac Tupac 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.

He's the best black rapper,at all best - is Eminem.But Pac is lyric genius,some of his songs give me increadible feelings.He's not just a rapper,he is a really great poet. Dear mama,changes,Brenda got a baby are masterpieces,that reaching music legacy.

9 Pele Pele Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known as Pelé, is a retired Brazilian professional footballer who played as a forward.

He is good at everything in Soccer

10 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.

The Newcomers

? Patrick Ewing Patrick Ewing
? Moses Malone Moses Malone ...read more.

The Contenders

11 Aretha Franklin Aretha Franklin Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American singer–songwriter and musician. Franklin began her career singing gospel at her father, minister C. L.
12 Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix (born November 27, 1942 - September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter . Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated ...read more.
13 Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong, nicknamed Satchmo or Pops, was an American trumpeter, composer and singer who was one of the most influential figures in jazz.
14 Condoleezza Rice Condoleezza Rice

Former Secretary of State, and National Security Adviser for the Untied States, attended University of Notre Dame and was Provost of Stanford University.
On the board of Directors of Chevron, Hewlett-Packard, Rand Corporation, and several more.
Named "Most Powerful Woman in the World" by Forbes Magazine for 2004 and 2005, and #2 in the world in 2006.

15 George Washington Carver George Washington Carver George Washington Carver, was an American botanist and inventor. The exact day and year of his birth are unknown; he was born into slavery in Missouri, either in 1861, or January 1864.
16 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.
17 Neil deGrasse Tyson Neil deGrasse Tyson

A complete fraud who spends even more time promoting atheism and bashing traditional values than he does spouting baseless speculation regarding the mysteries of the universe.

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18 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.
19 Dwayne Johnson Dwayne Johnson Dwayne Douglas Johnson, also known by his ring name The Rock, is an American and Canadian actor, producer and semi-retired professional wrestler, signed with WWE.
20 Guion Bluford

Sad that the Access Hollywood/TMZ-addicted readers of TTT have no idea who this phenomenal person is.

21 Phil Lynott Phil Lynott Philip Parris "Phil" Lynott was an Irish musician, singer and songwriter. His most commercially successful group was Thin Lizzy, of which he was a founding member, the principal songwriter, lead vocalist and bassist.
22 Usain Bolt Usain Bolt Usain St. Leo Bolt is a Jamaican sprinter. Regarded as the fastest person ever timed, he is the first man to hold both the 100 metres and 200 metres world records since fully automatic time measurements became mandatory in 1977. Along with his teammates, he also set the world record in the 4×100 metres ...read more.
23 Michael Jordan Michael Jordan Michael Jeffrey Jordan, also known by his initials, MJ, is an American retired professional basketball player.
24 Ben Carson Ben Carson Benjamin Solomon "Ben" Carson, Sr. is a retired American neurosurgeon and former candidate for President of the United States.

One of the greatest surgeons of all time.

Vote for carson - zimrose03

25 Ella Fitzgerald Ella Fitzgerald Ella Jane Fitzgerald was an American jazz singer often referred to as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz and Lady Ella.

She is my all-time favourite female singer, regardless of colour or nationality. - Britgirl

26 Ursula Burns

As CEO of Xerox, first African American female to head a Fortune 500 corporation. Attended Columbia University and got Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, and also on the board of numerous other major companies, including Exxon.

27 Thurgood Marshall
28 Kenneth Chenault
29 Kathleen Battle
30 Booker T. Washington Booker T. Washington
31 Kanye West Kanye West Kanye Omari West is an American rapper, songwriter, and fashion designer. He was born on June 8, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia. After West's parents divorced, him and his single mother moved to Chicago, Illinois. At the age of 10, West temporarily moved to Nanjing, China, because his mother was teaching ...read more.

I hate when people troll lists with potential. - peaceswagtv

32 The Weeknd The Weeknd Abęl Makkonen Tesfaye, known professionally by his stage name The Weeknd, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer.
33 Robert Henry Lawrence, Jr.

He had "The Right Stuff", but was tragically killed during astronaut training in 1967.

34 Leontyne Price
35 Michael Clarke Duncan Michael Clarke Duncan
36 The Notorious B.I.G. The Notorious B.I.G. Christopher George Latore Wallace, better known by his stage name, The Notorious B.I.G (a.k.a. Biggie Smalls), is consistently ranked as one of the best rappers of all time. The Notorious B.I.G was born May 21, 1972, he was born in Brooklyn, New York. At the age of 24 The Notorious B.I.G was murdered ...read more.
37 Sean Combs Sean Combs
38 Mary Seacole
39 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" .
40 Oprah Winfrey Oprah Winfrey Oprah Gail Winfrey is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist.
41 Patrice Lumumba
42 Kwame Nkrumah
43 Mary Boyoi Mary Boyoi
44 Jackie Robinson Jackie Robinson

One of my hometown heroes, Jackie Robinson was the first black Major League Baseball player, and has inspired thousands of black people to play sports. - thomwim

45 Langston Hughes Langston Hughes James Mercer Langston Hughes (February 1, 1902 – May 22, 1967) was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist from Joplin, Missouri. ...read more.
46 Bill Cosby Bill Cosby William Henry "Bill" Cosby, Jr., is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and author. ...read more.
47 Kevin Hart Kevin Hart Kevin Darnell Hart is an American actor, comedian, writer, and producer. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Hart began his career by winning several amateur comedy competitions at clubs throughout New England, culminating in his first real break in 2000 when he was cast by Judd Apatow for ...read more.
48 Jay-Z Jay-Z Shawn Corey Carter, known by his stage name JAY-Z, is an American rapper, entrepreneur and investor. He is best known for his album Reasonable Doubt.
49 Whoopi Goldberg Whoopi Goldberg Caryn Elaine Johnson, known professionally by her stage name Whoopi Goldberg, is an American actress, comedian, and television host.
50 50 Cent 50 Cent Curtis James Jackson III, better known by his stage name 50 Cent, is an American rapper, actor, entrepreneur, investor, record, film, and television producer.
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