1. Paul Cuffee, merchant/shipbuilder and Black nationalist
2. Jewel Plummer Cobb, cancer research biologist, President of California State University, Fullerton, the first African American to hold such as position in the CSU system.
4. James Earl Jones, Actor Super-Star of stage and screen, well known for his deep basso voice. To modern audiences, he is known for providing the voice of Darth Vader in the Star Wars franchise
5. Lawrence Douglas Wilder, First elected Black Governor (Virginia 1989)the first African American to be elected as governor of a U.S. state, and the second to serve as governor. served as Governor of Virginia from 1990 to 1994. When earlier elected as Lieutenant Governor, he was the first African American elected to statewide office in Virginia. His most recent political office was Mayor of Richmond, Virginia, which he held from 2005 to 2009.
7. Muhammad Ali (born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.) Three-time World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, who is widely considered one of the greatest heavyweight championship boxers of all time.
10. Broderick Steven “Steve” Harvey, is an American actor, comedian, entertainer, television & radio personalityand best-selling author. He is best known as the star of the WB sitcom The Steve Harvey Show, and as one of the four comedians featured in the Spike Lee film The Original Kings of Comedy. Currently, he is the host of the nationally syndicated radio program The Steve Harvey Morning Show, and the current host of the television game show Family Feud. He also hosts the Steve Harvey Project, on an extended cable channel. He is the author of Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man: What Men Really Think About Love, Relationships, Intimacy, and Commitment, which was published in March 2009, and the book Straight Talk, No Chaser: How to Find and Keep a Man.
11. Chili Davis, Major League Baseball Playe, Outfielder for the San Francisco Giants (1981-87), California Angels (1988-90).
12. Michelle Obama, Lawyer, Mother, Wife, First Black First Lady Of The United State Of America.
13. Ray J, (William Raymond Norwood, Jr.), singer, record producer and actor. He is the son of gospel singer Willie Norwood and Sonja Bates-Norwood, the cousin of rapper Snoop Dogg and the younger brother of R&B singer Brandy.