Most Influential Black People

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41 Ray Charles Ray Charles Raymond Charles Robinson, professionally known as Ray Charles, was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and composer.

He wrote songs that are modern classic not one musical person or person in general doesn't the late great Ray Charles

42 Graca Machel
43 Denzel Washington Denzel Washington Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. is an American actor and filmmaker. He has received three Golden Globe awards, a Tony Award, and two Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor for the historical war drama film Glory and Best Actor for his role as a corrupt cop in the crime thriller Training Day.
44 Nat Turner
45 Julius Nyerere

He's supposed to be on top! He accepted to host a movement to free all southern Africa states from colonial leadership which many states rejected. This thing caused many conflicts between Tanzania and Portuguese of Mozambique and Boers of South Africa, but however he didn't care he gone on till the southern part of Africa was freed!

He was the very intelligent leader who inspired many people in southern part of Africa to fight for independence. being the president of Tanzania; contributed to the freedom of so many countries such as mocambique; southern and northern Rhodesias and South Africa.

46 Booker T. Washington

Absolute intellect and giant of a man in an America where equality among the races was scorned at.

47 Olusegun Obasanjo

Three time President of Nigeria.

48 Harriet Tubman
49 Miles Davis Miles Davis
50 Whoopi Goldberg Whoopi Goldberg Caryn Elaine Johnson, known professionally by her stage name Whoopi Goldberg, is an American actress, comedian, and television host.
51 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is an American retired professional basketball player who played 20 seasons in the National Basketball Association for the Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers.
52 Reggie Bush Reggie Bush Reginald Alfred "Reggie" Bush Jr. is an American football running back who is currently on the Buffalo Bills roster.
53 Barbara Jordan
54 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" .

Prince is the new Michael Jackson & Justin Bieber 2 so yea

55 Didier Drogba Didier Drogba Didier Yves Drogba Tébily is an Ivorian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Canadian Major League Soccer club Montreal Impact.

Last kick for chelsea won them the champions league... And he is a tank

56 Dr. Know
57 Muddy Waters Muddy Waters McKinley Morganfield, known by his stage name Muddy Waters, was an American blues musician who is often cited as the "father of modern Chicago blues".

Duh! Because music was really not much before Mr waters "twang"

58 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.

Short guy, but tall personality.

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59 Toni Morrison
60 Russell Wilson Russell Wilson Russell Carrington Wilson is an American football quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League.
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