Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Black History Month.

 Happy Black History Month!
I've compiled a list of Powerful black men and women that I thought I'd share - from Activists to Athletes. So sit back and scroll along - this may be the longest post ever lol. 
These are just some of the people that come to my mind when I think about the influence and beauty of black people:

Martin Luther King Jr. (pictured above)

Malcom X

Rosa Parks

Frederick Douglass

Jesse Jackson

Shirley Chisolm

Barbara Jordan

Nelson Mandela

Garret A. Morgan

Barack Obama

Michelle Obama

Oprah Winfrey

Josephine Baker

Billie Holiday

Ella FIitzgerald

Duke Ellington

Sam Cooke

Nat King Cole

Stevie Wonder

Ray Charles

Louis Armstrong

Tina Turner

Aretha Franklin

Diana Ross

James Brown

Curtis Mayfield

Patti Labelle

Al Green

Teddy Pendergrass

Marvin Gaye

Earth Wind & Fire

Michael Jackson

Janet Jackson


Jimi Hendrix



Bob Marley


Mos Def



Lauryn Hill

Sidney Poitier

Dorothy Dandridge

Lena Horne

Cicely Tyson

Eartha Kitt

Ruby Dee

Richard Pryor

Don Cornelius 

Bernie Mac

Bill Cosby

James Earl Jones

Danny Glover

Denzel Washington

Morgan Freeman

Will Smith

Pam Grier

Phylicia Rashad

Debbie Allen

Lisa Bonet

Halle Berry

Nia Long

Queen Latifah

Viola Davis

Donyale Luna

Grace Jones

Beverly Johnson


Naomi Campbell

Tyra Banks

Liya Kebede

Alek Wek

Joan Smalls

Chanel Iman

David Agbodji

Muhammad Ali

Willie Mays

Barry Bonds

Donovan Mcnabb

Wilt Chamberlain

Michael Jordan

Magic Johnson 

Kobe Bryant

Lebron James

Derrick Rose

Flo Jo (& her famous nails)

Jackie Joyner Kersee

Serena Williams

Venus Williams

...And the list goes on!!
Black Excellence & Beauty!
This is just a small portion of outstanding black men and women who made a significant contribution to our society/race with their voice, skill, talent ,etc - by means of - Politics, Entertainment, Music, Fashion, and Sports.

Happy Black History Month!! 

Tiffany Nicole.

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