To install click the Add extension button. That's it.

The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. You could also do it yourself at any point in time.

4,5
Kelly Slayton
Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea!
Alexander Grigorievskiy
I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like.
Live Statistics
English Articles
Improved in 24 Hours
Added in 24 Hours
Languages
Recent
Show all languages
What we do. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better.
.
Leo
Newton
Brights
Milds

Lists of African Americans

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

This is a list of African Americans, also known as Black Americans or Afro-Americans. African Americans an ethnic group and citizens of the United States who have full or partial ancestry of any black racial groups of Africa; Black and African Americans form the third largest racial and ethnic group in the United States, behind White Americans and Hispanic and Latino Americans. African Americans are descendants of enslaved black people who are from the United States.

To be included in this list, the person must have a Wikipedia article and/or references showing the person is African-American.

Actors, actresses, and comedians

John Amos
John Amos
Angela Bassett
Angela Bassett
Halle Berry
Halle Berry
Chadwick Boseman
Chadwick Boseman
Sterling K. Brown
Sterling K. Brown
Yvette Nicole Brown
Yvette Nicole Brown
LeVar Burton
LeVar Burton
Diahann Carroll
Diahann Carroll
Dave Chappelle
Dave Chappelle
Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle
Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby
Terry Crews
Terry Crews
Viola Davis
Viola Davis
Ossie Davis
Ossie Davis
Ruby Dee
Ruby Dee
Michael Clarke Duncan
Michael Clarke Duncan
Cedric the Entertainer
Cedric the Entertainer
Dave Fennoy
Dave Fennoy
Laurence Fishburne
Laurence Fishburne
Jamie Foxx
Jamie Foxx
Morgan Freeman
Morgan Freeman
Danny Glover
Danny Glover
Whoopi Goldberg
Whoopi Goldberg
Louis Gossett Jr.
Louis Gossett Jr.
Kevin Hart
Kevin Hart
Steve Harvey
Steve Harvey
Dennis Haysbert
Dennis Haysbert
Ernie Hudson
Ernie Hudson
Samuel L. Jackson
Samuel L. Jackson
Michael B. Jordan
Michael B. Jordan
James Earl Jones
James Earl Jones
Regina King
Regina King
Sanaa Lathan
Sanaa Lathan
Phil LaMarr
Phil LaMarr
Martin Lawrence
Martin Lawrence
Spike Lee
Spike Lee
Bernie Mac
Bernie Mac
Tim Meadows
Tim Meadows
Tracy Morgan
Tracy Morgan
Eddie Murphy
Eddie Murphy
Nichelle Nichols
Nichelle Nichols
Khary Payton
Khary Payton
Richard Pryor
Richard Pryor
Ving Rhames
Ving Rhames
Kevin Michael Richardson
Kevin Michael Richardson
Craig Robinson
Craig Robinson
Chris Rock
Chris Rock
Richard Roundtree
Richard Roundtree
Jada Pinkett Smith
Jada Pinkett Smith
Will Smith
Will Smith
Wesley Snipes
Wesley Snipes
Glynn Turman
Glynn Turman
Denzel Washington
Denzel Washington
Carl Weathers
Carl Weathers
Forest Whitaker
Forest Whitaker
Fred Williamson
Fred Williamson
Billy Dee Williams
Billy Dee Williams
Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey
Jeffrey Wright
Jeffrey Wright

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

R

S

T

U

V

W

Y

Artists

B

C

D

G

H

J

L

M

P

S

T

W

Astronauts

Beauty queens and fashion models

Businesspeople and entrepreneurs

Sports executives and businesspeople

Businesspeople

Cinematographers

B

D

H

J

K

M

S

Y

Civil rights leaders and activists

Ralph Abernathy
Ralph Abernathy
James Baldwin
James Baldwin
Marion Barry
Marion Barry
James Bevel
James Bevel
Julian Bond
Julian Bond
Jesse Jackson
Jesse Jackson
Martin Luther King Jr
Martin Luther King Jr
John Lewis
John Lewis
Joseph Lowery
Joseph Lowery
Thurgood Marshall
Thurgood Marshall
James Meredith
James Meredith
Rosa Parks
Rosa Parks
Bayard Rustin
Bayard Rustin
Fred Shuttlesworth
Fred Shuttlesworth
C. T. Vivian
C. T. Vivian
Malcolm X
Malcolm X
Andrew Young
Andrew Young

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

R

S

T

V

W

X

Y

Government and politics

Governors

Other political fields

Historical

Journalism and media

Lawyers

Military

Ministers and other religious leaders

Novelists and poets

Singers and musicians

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

Q

R

S

T

U

V

W

X

Y

Z

Science and mathematics

Sports

Baseball

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

R

S

M

N

W

Basketball

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

R

S

T

W

Y

  • Trae Young (African-American father) - professional basketball player

Boxing

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

J

L

M

N

P

S

R

T

W

Fencing

Football

B

E

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

S

T

V

W

Golf

Gymnastics

Hockey

Dustin Byfuglien
Dustin Byfuglien
Kyle Okposo
Kyle Okposo

Swimming

Tennis

A

B

G

J

K

M

R

S

T

S

W

Y

Track and Field

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

R

S

T

W

Y

Wrestling

Motorsport

Martial Arts

First Ladies of the United States

Anthologies of biographies

There is a substantial body of literature, much of it by African Americans, that collects biographies of black leaders.[109] Notable examples in this genre are:

Others

See also

References

  1. ^ "Zazie Beetz talks Donald Glover's new TV series 'Atlanta'". www.nylon.com. Retrieved September 6, 2016.
  2. ^ "The Smollett family business: acting and activism". www.nytimes.com. Retrieved August 27, 2018.
  3. ^ "Zendaya's evolution from disney star to blockbuster darling". www.thisisinsider.com. Retrieved January 2, 2019.
  4. ^ Halzack, Sarah (June 13, 2014). "Ruby Dee: Actress and activist who fought civil rights and broke through racial barriers on Broadway in films, and on TV". The Independent UK. Retrieved February 6, 2020.
  5. ^ [1]"I'm an African American, an African American Jewish girl."
  6. ^ [2]"Tiffany was born in Los Angeles, California to an African American mother and an Eritean father".
  7. ^ "Y&R star Christel Khalil shares on her immigrant ties". www.soapcities.com. Retrieved January 30, 2017.
  8. ^ [3]"I identify with both my black and white roots, my parents are a mix of Jewish and African American".
  9. ^ "Lauren London Bio". www.interfaithfamily.com. Retrieved June 21, 2011.
  10. ^ [4]"Coming from mixed African American/Italian parents, she gained interest in beauty at an early age".
  11. ^ "Meghan Markle: I'm more than an other". www.elle.com. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  12. ^ [5]"The star becomes the first African American to own a major film production facility".
  13. ^ "Paula Patton". www.m.imdb.com. Retrieved September 26, 2018.
  14. ^ "10 things you didn't know about Madison Pettis". www.tvovermind.com. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  15. ^ "Glee's Naya Rivera reveals how her mixed-race ethnicity made it tough to land roles". www.wetpaint.com. Retrieved January 6, 2019.
  16. ^ "Tracie Ellis Ross and Malcolm Jamal-Warner talk read between the lines". www.hollywoodreporter.com. Retrieved October 11, 2011.
  17. ^ "18, Activist, Harvard-Bound: How Yara Shahidi Became the Face and Brain of Young Hollywood". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved February 6, 2020.
  18. ^ [6]"Her father is of African American descent and her mother is of Afro-Caribbean ancestry".
  19. ^ "Oprah Winfrey: From poverty to America's first African American billionaire". www.theguardian.com. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  20. ^ "Dr. Bernard Harris Jr: First Black Man To Walk in Space". www.essence.com. January 28, 2010. Retrieved November 3, 2019.
  21. ^ "Mae Jemison Bio". www.britannica. Retrieved November 3, 2019.
  22. ^ Trebay, Guy (May 8, 2019). "At 45, Tyra Banks is Back on the Cover of Sports Illustrated". The New York Times. Retrieved February 6, 2020.
  23. ^ "Chanel Iman Strikes A Pose for 'the Edit' and speaks out again on Fashion Diversity". m.huffpost.com. Retrieved July 12, 2018.
  24. ^ "North Carolina lawyer Cheslie Kryst named Miss USA 2019". www.nbc.com. Retrieved May 2, 2019.
  25. ^ "Miss USA 2017 is Kara McCullough". people.com. Retrieved July 12, 2018.
  26. ^ "Sofia Richie touches on Race and Religion in new interview". www.vanityfair.com. Retrieved July 12, 2018.
  27. ^ Vardon, Joe (October 16, 2017). "Koby Altman's path from real estate agent to Cavaliers General manager a whirlwind". Www.Cleveland.com. Retrieved December 3, 2017.
  28. ^ "Wayne R. Embry". www.hoophall.com. Retrieved March 25, 2019.
  29. ^ Debord, Matthew (March 27, 2012). "Magic Johnson buys the L.A. Dodgers for 2 billion". Www.scpr.org. Retrieved December 3, 2017.
  30. ^ "Magic Johnson's group buys Los Angeles Sparks". Www.usatodayhss.com. February 5, 2014. Retrieved December 3, 2017.
  31. ^ Ozanian, Mike (June 12, 2014). "Michael Jordan is a billionaire after increasing stake in hornets". Www.Forbes.com. Retrieved December 3, 2017.
  32. ^ "Rosa Parks". www.history.com. Retrieved January 4, 2019.
  33. ^ "Booker T. Washington". www.history.com. Retrieved January 4, 2019.
  34. ^ "Douglas L. Wilder". www.wilder.vcu.edu. Retrieved November 13, 2018.
  35. ^ "Valerie Jarrett". www.washingtonpost.com. Retrieved November 4, 2018.
  36. ^ "Valerie Jarrett's Extraordinary Family tree". www.cbsnews.com. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  37. ^ "ESPN's Cari Champion calls the shots her way". www.vogue.com. Retrieved March 24, 2016.
  38. ^ [7]"As the proud granddaughter of one of the famous African American Tuskegee Airmen of World War II, Duncan doesn't forget her roots."
  39. ^ "Fox News's Harris Faulkner is the only African-American woman in cable news with a daily show: it's a tremendous amount of responsibility". www.businessinsider.com. Retrieved November 6, 2018.
  40. ^ "Don Lemon". www.washingtonexaminer.com. Retrieved October 12, 2018.
  41. ^ "Former GOP insider on discrimination in her party". www.abcnews.go.com. Retrieved September 7, 2017.
  42. ^ [8]"My mother is British, and my father is African American".
  43. ^ Pirani, Fiza (October 18, 2018). "Who is Louis Farrakhan? 10 things to know about the Nation of Islam leader, black activist". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved June 10, 2020.
  44. ^ [9]"Knowles father, Matthew Knowles is African American, while her mother, Tina Knowles is of Louisiana Creole Descent."
  45. ^ "Tamar Braxton becomes the first African American to win celebrity big brother". www.glittermagrocks.com. Retrieved March 7, 2019.
  46. ^ "Alicia Keys Biography". www.m.imdb.com. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  47. ^ "Revolt Sessions Bio: Kehlani". www.revolt.tv. Retrieved November 10, 2016.
  48. ^ [10]"Her mother Tina is of Creole heritage, and her father, Matthew, is African American."
  49. ^ "Rozonda Thomas Biography". www.m.imdb.com. Retrieved March 8, 2019.
  50. ^ https://www.thefader.com/2016/12/08/young-thug-instagram-anti-black-racism
  51. ^ https://mobile.twitter.com/youngthug/status/806984197919248384
  52. ^ https://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/music/lil-wayne-team-stop-abc-airing-blm-interview-article-1.2857940
  53. ^ "Hank Aaron". Www.baseballhall.org. Retrieved December 31, 2017.
  54. ^ "Dee Gordon". www.baseball-reference.com. Retrieved September 21, 2018.
  55. ^ "Curtis Granderson". www.baseball-reference.com. Retrieved September 21, 2018.
  56. ^ "Aaron Judge is showing why more black athletes should start taking their talents to baseball". www.afro.com. Retrieved October 8, 2017.
  57. ^ "Derek Jeter's Surprising DNA test". www.blogs.ancestry.com. Retrieved October 8, 2014.
  58. ^ [11]"Jeter's mother Dorothy is of Irish-German descent, and his father Charles is African American."
  59. ^ "Matt Kemp". www.baseball-reference.com. Retrieved September 26, 2018.
  60. ^ "Jackie Robinson". www.baseballhall.org. Retrieved October 4, 2018.
  61. ^ "Giancarlo Stanton". www.baseball-reference.com. Retrieved October 4, 2018.
  62. ^ "How Giancarlo Stanton embraced who he is". www.nytimes.com. Retrieved October 4, 2018.
  63. ^ "Mark Aguirre". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved August 23, 2018.
  64. ^ "LaMarcus Aldridge". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved August 23, 2018.
  65. ^ "Jarrett Allen". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved August 24, 2018.
  66. ^ "Lavoy Allen". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved August 24, 2018.
  67. ^ "Ray Allen". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved August 24, 2018.
  68. ^ "Tony Allen". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved August 24, 2018.
  69. ^ "Carmelo Anthony". Www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved January 24, 2018.
  70. ^ [12]"His mother is African American and his father was of Puerto Rican, Venezuelan, and African descent".
  71. ^ "Lonzo Ball". Www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved January 23, 2018.
  72. ^ "Charles Barkley". Www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved January 23, 2018.
  73. ^ [13]"He was the first son of Henry Barnes, an African-American Marine with a short temper, and Ann, a white Italian mother who taught elementary school."
  74. ^ "Chris Bosh". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved September 21, 2018.
  75. ^ "Jaylen Brown". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved September 21, 2018.
  76. ^ "Antonio Blakeney". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved September 21, 2018.
  77. ^ "Jimmy Butler". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved September 21, 2018.
  78. ^ "Kobe Bryant". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved August 27, 2018.
  79. ^ "Kwame Brown". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved September 21, 2018.
  80. ^ "Trey Burke". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved September 21, 2018.
  81. ^ "Reggie Bullock". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved September 21, 2018.
  82. ^ "Chauncey Billups". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved September 21, 2018.
  83. ^ "Eric Bledsoe". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved September 21, 2018.
  84. ^ "Will Chamberlain". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  85. ^ "Penny Hardaway". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved November 2, 2018.
  86. ^ "Dwight Howard". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved November 2, 2018.
  87. ^ "Grant Hill". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved November 2, 2018.
  88. ^ "James Harden". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved November 2, 2018.
  89. ^ "LeBron James". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved November 2, 2018.
  90. ^ "Magic Johnson". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved November 2, 2018.
  91. ^ "Michael Jordan". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved October 4, 2018.
  92. ^ "How Michael Jordan became the first African-American superstar athlete". www.bleacherreport.com. Retrieved October 4, 2018.
  93. ^ "Jabari Parker joins a small number of African American Mormons in the NBA". www.theroot.com. Retrieved October 10, 2018.
  94. ^ "Bill Russell". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  95. ^ "Bill Russell Celtics Bio". www.nba.com. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  96. ^ "Anfernee Simons". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  97. ^ "Dennis Smith Jr". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved November 2, 2018.
  98. ^ "John Salmons". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved November 2, 2018.
  99. ^ Henneman, Kristen (27 February 2017). "Olympian Ruth White Found Freedom in Fencing". USA Fencing. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  100. ^ [14]"Mahomes, 23, became the second African American quarterback to win the NFL's MVP Award outright".
  101. ^ Gluck, Jeff (January 27, 2016). "I'm an African-American QB that may scare a lot of people with unique skills". USA Today. Retrieved February 6, 2020.
  102. ^ Cassidy, Megan (November 4, 2018). "'O.J. strategy': Lawyers say prosecutors ask about guilt to cull black jurors". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved February 4, 2020.
  103. ^ Laine, Jenna (January 16, 2017). "MLK Day personal for Bucs QB, Alabama native Jameis Winston". ESPN.com. Retrieved February 4, 2020.
  104. ^ "Russell Wilson on race in the NFL". www.si.com. Retrieved July 9, 2014.
  105. ^ "Serena Williams, Tiger Woods and racial identity in sports". www.espn.com. Retrieved September 5, 2015.
  106. ^ "Simone Biles makes history as first African American woman to win 5 top gymnastics titles". www.essence.com. Retrieved August 20, 2018.
  107. ^ "Arthur Ashe becomes first African-American male tennis player ranked No.1 in the U.S." www.theundefeated.com. Retrieved December 14, 2016.
  108. ^ "First Lady Michelle Obama". www.obamawhitehouse.archives.gov. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  109. ^ Brown, Hallie Q. Homespun heroines and other women of distinction. Oxford University Press, USA, 1988. pxxxiii

External links

This page was last edited on 24 October 2020, at 10:36
Basis of this page is in Wikipedia. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported License. Non-text media are available under their specified licenses. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. WIKI 2 is an independent company and has no affiliation with Wikimedia Foundation.