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Lupita Nyongo

Lupita Amondi Nyong’o was born March 1, 1983. She is an actress, film and music video director of dual Kenyan and Mexican citizenship best known for her academy award winning performance in “Twelve Years a Slave“.

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Paula Patton

Paula Maxine Patton (born December 5, 1975) is an American actress who is known for her appearances in the films Idlewild (2006), Déjà Vu (2006), Mirrors (2008), Swing Vote (2008), Precious (2009), Just Wright (2010), Jumping the Broom (2011), and Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011) and being married to singer Robin Thicke. N.B: Her…

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LisaRaye

LisaRaye McCoy (born September 23, 1967), commonly known as LisaRaye, is an American actress and fashion designer. NB: She is of Native American & African American descent.

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Vivica A. Fox

Vivica Anjanetta Fox (born July 30, 1964) is an American actress and television producer. She is best known for her roles in the films Independence Day, Set It Off, Soul Food, Why Do Fools Fall in Love, Kill Bill, and Juwanna Mann.

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Janet Jackson

Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16, 1966) is an American recording artist and actress. Known for a series of sonically innovative, socially conscious and sexually provocative records, as well as elaborate stage shows, television appearances, and film roles, she has been a prominent figure in popular culture since the early 1970s.

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Karan Ashley

Karan Ashley (born September 28, 1975) is an American actress best known for portraying Aisha Campbell the first African American female power ranger and the second yellow ranger in the history of the series. (Read our 2011 Interview with her here)

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Pam Grier

Pamela Suzette Grier (born May 26, 1949) is an American actress. She became famous in the early 1970s, after starring in a string of moderately successful women in prison and blaxploitation films such as 1974′s Foxy Brown. Her career was revitalized in 1997 after her appearance in Quentin Tarantino’s film Jackie Brown.

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Iman

Iman Mohamed Abdulmajid (born July 25, 1955), professionally known as Iman (which means “faith” in Arabic), is a Somali fashion model, actress and entrepreneur. A pioneer in the field of ethnic cosmetics, she is also noted for her charitable work and being married to glam rocker David Bowie.

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Rosario Dawson

Rosario Isabel Dawson(born May 9, 1979) is an American actress, singer, and writer. She has appeared in films such as Kids, Men in Black II, 25th Hour, Sin City, Clerks II, Rent, Death Proof, The Rundown, Eagle Eye, Alexander, Seven Pounds, Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, and Unstoppable. NB: Her mother is…

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Ajuma Nasenyana

Ajuma Nasenyana is a Kenyan born model who has worked with Victoria Secret and other high profiled designers. In her native Kenya she is a fierce opponent of the “Skin bleaching” fad that has taken over and instead posits “love of ones natural self”.

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Sanaa Lathan

Sanaa McCoy Lathan (born September 19, 1971) is an American actress and voice actress. She has starred in numerous movies, including the box-office hits Love & Basketball, Alien vs. Predator, Something New, and The Family That Preys. Lathan was nominated for a Tony Award for her performance on Broadway in A Raisin in the Sun.

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Zoe Kravitz

Zoë Isabella Kravitz (born December 1, 1988) is an American actress, singer and model. She’s most famous for being the daughter of Lisa Bonet and Lenny Kravitz  as well as playing Angel Salvadore in X-men First Class.

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Yendi Phillips

Yendi Amira Phillipps (born September 8, 1985) is a Jamaican born Model Beauty Queen and television personality. She most famous for winning the Miss Jamaica World 2007 beauty pageant, as well as the 2010 Miss Jamaica Universe pageant in which she placed 2nd (the highest ranking of any Jamaican beauty in the history of the…

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Halle Berry

Halle Berry  was born August 14, 1966  and is an American actress and a model best known for her role of Storm in the X-men movie franchise, her enchanting and unmistakable beauty and for winning numerous awards throughout her career such as an Emmy, Golden Globe, SAG, an NAACP Image Award and an Academy Award…