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Kittian and Nevisian Americans

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Kittitian and Nevisian Americans
Total population
Regions with significant populations
New York · Florida · California

Kittitian and Nevisian Americans are Americans of Saint Kitts and Nevis ancestry, or Americans that were born in Saint Kitts and Nevis.

Notable people[edit]

  • Bertram L. Baker, former member of the New York State Assembly[2]
  • Rupert Crosse, actor; first African American to be nominated for the Best Supporting Actor Academy Award
  • Louis Farrakhan, Nation of Islam leader
  • Alexander Hamilton, 1st United States Secretary of the Treasury
  • Constance Baker Motley, civil rights activist, judge, and politician
  • Diane Patrick, lawyer and former First Lady of Massachusetts[3]
  • Tregenza Roach, Lieutenant Governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands[4]
  • Neil Strauss, author of The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists
  • Susan L. Taylor, former editor-in-chief of Essence
  • Bill Thompson, New York City politician
  • Cicely Tyson, actress who was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame
  • Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist, science communicator, and director of the Hayden Planetarium
  • John Gorrie, credited inventor of mechanical refrigeration
  • See also[edit]


    1. ^ "Table 1. First, Second, and Total Responses to the Ancestry Question by Detailed Ancestry Code: 2000". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-11-03.
    2. ^ Howell, Ron (2018-11-02). "How Alexander Hamilton Inspired Bertram Baker, Brooklyn's First Black Elected Official". New York Times. Archived from the original on 2006-09-18. Retrieved 2022-02-12.
    3. ^ "Bertram Baker Legacy in Bedford-Stuyvesant". Out Time Press. 2011-07-21. Archived from the original on 2022-02-19. Retrieved 2022-02-13.
    4. ^ "About Us – Lieutenant Governor of the United States Virgin Islands". United States Virgin Islands. Retrieved 2022-03-09.