Lists of African Americans

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This is a list of African Americans also known as (Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are 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 & Hispanic and Latino Americans. Most African Americans are descendants of American Colonial Era Descendants, which include various Free people of Color ethnic groups who survived the Chattel Slavery Era in the United States.

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There is a substantial body of literature, much of it by African Americans, that collects biographies of black leaders.[68] Notable examples in this genre are:

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  14. ^ "Rosa Parks". www.history.com. Retrieved January 4, 2019.
  15. ^ "Booker T. Washington". www.history.com. Retrieved January 4, 2019.
  16. ^ "Douglas L. Wilder". www.wilder.vcu.edu. Retrieved November 13, 2018.
  17. ^ "Valerie Jarrett". www.washingtonpost.com. Retrieved November 4, 2018.
  18. ^ "Don Lemon". www.washingtonexaminer.com. Retrieved October 12, 2018.
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  20. ^ "Hank Aaron". Www.baseballhall.org. Retrieved December 31, 2017.
  21. ^ "Dee Gordon". www.baseball-reference.com. Retrieved September 21, 2018.
  22. ^ "Curtis Granderson". www.baseball-reference.com. Retrieved September 21, 2018.
  23. ^ "Derek Jeter". Www.baseball-reference.com. Retrieved January 24, 2018.
  24. ^ "Matt Kemp". www.baseball-reference.com. Retrieved September 26, 2018.
  25. ^ "Jackie Robinson". www.baseballhall.org. Retrieved October 4, 2018.
  26. ^ "Giancarlo Stanton". www.baseball-reference.com. Retrieved October 4, 2018.
  27. ^ "How Giancarlo Stanton embraced who he is". www.nytimes.com. Retrieved October 4, 2018.
  28. ^ "Quincy Acy". Www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved January 23, 2018.
  29. ^ "Jordan Adams". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved August 23, 2018.
  30. ^ "Aaron Afflalo". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved August 23, 2018.
  31. ^ "Mark Aguirre". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved August 23, 2018.
  32. ^ "LaMarcus Aldridge". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved August 23, 2018.
  33. ^ "Jarrett Allen". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved August 24, 2018.
  34. ^ "Lavoy Allen". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved August 24, 2018.
  35. ^ "Ray Allen". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved August 24, 2018.
  36. ^ "Tony Allen". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved August 24, 2018.
  37. ^ "Carmelo Anthony". Www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved January 24, 2018.
  38. ^ "Lonzo Ball". Www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved January 23, 2018.
  39. ^ "Charles Barkley". Www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved January 23, 2018.
  40. ^ "Chris Bosh". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved September 21, 2018.
  41. ^ "Jaylen Brown". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved September 21, 2018.
  42. ^ "Antonio Blakeney". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved September 21, 2018.
  43. ^ "Jimmy Butler". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved September 21, 2018.
  44. ^ "Kobe Bryant". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved August 27, 2018.
  45. ^ "Kwame Brown". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved September 21, 2018.
  46. ^ "Trey Burke". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved September 21, 2018.
  47. ^ "Reggie Bullock". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved September 21, 2018.
  48. ^ "Chauncey Billups". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved September 21, 2018.
  49. ^ "Eric Bledsoe". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved September 21, 2018.
  50. ^ "Will Chamberlain". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  51. ^ "Harry Giles". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  52. ^ "Penny Hardaway". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved November 2, 2018.
  53. ^ "Dwight Howard". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved November 2, 2018.
  54. ^ "Grant Hill". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved November 2, 2018.
  55. ^ "James Harden". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved November 2, 2018.
  56. ^ "LeBron James". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved November 2, 2018.
  57. ^ "Magic Johnson". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved November 2, 2018.
  58. ^ "Michael Jordan". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved October 4, 2018.
  59. ^ "How Michael Jordan became the first African-American superstar athlete". www.bleacherreport.com. Retrieved October 4, 2018.
  60. ^ "Jabari Parker joins a small number of African American Mormons in the NBA". www.theroot.com. Retrieved October 10, 2018.
  61. ^ "Bill Russell". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  62. ^ "Bill Russell Celtics Bio". www.nba.com. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  63. ^ "Anfernee Simons". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  64. ^ "Dennis Smith Jr". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved November 2, 2018.
  65. ^ "John Salmons". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved November 2, 2018.
  66. ^ "Cam Newton". www.pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  67. ^ "Jameis Winston". www.football-reference.com. Retrieved November 3, 2018.
  68. ^ Brown, Hallie Q. Homespun heroines and other women of distinction. Oxford University Press, USA, 1988. pxxxiii

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