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Actors & Actresses
Angela Bassett
Bill Cosby 1
Bill Duke
Billie Dee Williams
Blair Underwood
Chris Rock
Cicely Tyson
Clarence Williams III
Courtney B. Vance 1
Cuba Gooding Jr.
Damon Wayans
Danny Glover
Della Reese
Denzel Washington 1
Diahann Carroll
Eddie Griffin
Eddie Murphy
Forest Whitaker
Gregory Hines
Halle Berry
Harry Belafonte
Hattie McDaniel
Ice Cube
Ice T
Isaac Hayes
Jada Pinkett
James Avery
James Earl Jones
Jasmine Guy
John Witherspoon
Jim Brown
Lawrence Fishburne
Louis Gossett Jr.
Malcolm Jamal Warner
Morgan Freeman

Actors & Actresses
Marla Gibbs 1
Morris Chestnut

Nia Long
Omar Epps 1
Opra Whinfrey
Ossie Davis
Pam Grier 1
Queen Latifah
Rae Dawn Chong 1
Redd Foxx
Richard Pryor
Richard Roundtree
Robert Guillaume
Robin Givens
Ruby Dee
Sammy Davis, Jr. 1
Samuel Jackson
Sidney Poitier 1
Tina Turner
Tupac Shakur
Vanessa Williams
Vivica Fox
Wesley Snipes
Will Smith
Whoopie Goldberg

Film Makers
(Directors, Producers)

Henry Hampton
John Singleton
Melvin Van Peebles
Oscar Deveraux Micheaux
(Spike) Shelton Lee 1

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