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Famous Conservatives
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List Rules Must have shown or mentioned in interviews public support for Republican candidates or conservative causes at some point in career

The African American community tends to lean toward liberal politics, but this list of famous black Republicans proves that it's not an absolute. Black conservatives are Republican & African American, and proud of both.

So who are they? Famous rapper 50 Cent is one. The black Republican list includes everybody from the the black, young and famous to longstanding political forces in the African American community who are black and conservative. Republican declarations made or public endorsement of Republican candidates constitute the inclusion on this list. These prominent black Republicans are listed alphabetically by first name and can be sorted by any column. This list includes all Republican blacks from black politicians to African American lawyers, athletes, celebrities, and actors.

50 Cent is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
50 Cent age 41 Curtis James Jackson III, better known by his stage name 50 Cent, is an American rapper, singer, entrepreneur investor and actor from New York City. Born in the South Jamaica neighborhood of the ...more

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Colin Powell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Colin Powell age 80 Colin Luther Powell is an American statesman and a retired four-star general in the United States Army. He was the 65th United States Secretary of State, serving under U.S. President George W. ...more

LL Cool J is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
LL Cool J age 49 James Todd Smith, better known as LL Cool J, is an American rapper, entrepreneur, and actor. He is known for pioneering hip-hop tracks such as "I Can't Live Without My Radio", ...more

Condoleezza Rice is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Condoleezza Rice age 62 Condoleezza "Condi" Rice is an American political scientist and diplomat. She served as the 66th United States Secretary of State, and was the second person to hold that office in the ...more

Herman Cain is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Herman Cain age 71 Herman Cain is an American author, business executive, radio host, syndicated columnist, and Tea Party activist from Georgia. He was a candidate for the 2012 U.S. Republican Party presidential ...more

Don King is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Don King age 85 Donald "Don" King is an American boxing promoter whose career highlights include promoting "The Rumble in the Jungle" and the "Thrilla in Manila". King has promoted ...more

Alan Keyes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Alan Keyes age 66 Alan Lee Keyes is an American conservative political activist, author, former diplomat, and perennial candidate for public office. A doctoral graduate of Harvard University, Keyes began his ...more

Larry Elder is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Larry Elder age 64 Laurence Allen "Larry" Elder is an American lawyer, writer and radio and television personality who calls himself the "Sage of South Central," a district of Los Angeles, ...more

J.C. Watts is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
J.C. Watts age 58 Julius Caesar "J. C." Watts, Jr. is an American politician from Oklahoma who was a college football quarterback for the Oklahoma Sooners and later played professionally in the Canadian ...more

Lynn Swann is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Lynn Swann age 63 Lynn Curtis Swann is an American former professional football player, sportscaster, and current politician. In 2006, he was the Republican nominee to run against the incumbent Ed Rendell for ...more

Sheryl Underwood is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Sheryl Underwood age 53 Sheryl Underwood is an American comedian, actress and television host. She is currently a panelist on the daytime chat show The Talk on CBS since 2011.

Karl Malone is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Karl Malone age 53 Karl Anthony Malone, nicknamed "The Mailman" is a retired American professional basketball power forward. He spent his first 18 seasons in the National Basketball Association with the ...more

Stacey Dash is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Stacey Dash age 50 Stacey Lauretta Dash is an American actress, known for starring in the 1995 feature film Clueless and the television spinoff of the same name. She has also appeared in films such as Moving, Mo' ...more

T. D. Jakes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
T. D. Jakes age 59 Bishop T.D. Jakes is a film producer and an actor.

Zora Neale Hurston is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Zora Neale Hurston Died at 69 (1891-1960) Zora Neale Hurston was an American folklorist, anthropologist, and author. Of Hurston's four novels and more than 50 published short stories, plays, and essays, she is best known for her 1937 ...more

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Clarence Thomas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Clarence Thomas age 68 Clarence Thomas is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Succeeding Thurgood Marshall, Thomas is the second African American to serve on the Court. Thomas grew up in ...more

Wilt Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Wilt Chamberlain Died at 63 (1936-1999) Wilton Norman "Wilt" Chamberlain was an American basketball player. He played for the Philadelphia/San Francisco Warriors, the Philadelphia 76ers and the Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA; ...more

Armstrong Williams is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Armstrong Williams age 56 Armstrong Williams is an American political commentator, entrepreneur, author of a nationally syndicated conservative newspaper column, and host of a daily radio show and a nationally syndicated ...more

Michael Powell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Michael Powell Died at 85 (1905-1990) Michael Latham Powell was a renowned English film director, celebrated for his partnership with Emeric Pressburger. Through their production company "The Archers", they together wrote, ...more

Janice Rogers Brown is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Janice Rogers Brown age 67 Janice Rogers Brown is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. She previously was an Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court, ...more

Jimmie Walker is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Jimmie Walker age 69 James Carter "Jimmie" Walker is an American actor and comedian, known for portraying James Evans Jr., the eldest son of Florida and James Evans, Sr. on the CBS television series Good ...more

Tony Dungy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Tony Dungy age 60 Anthony Kevin "Tony" Dungy is a former professional American football player and coach in the National Football League. Dungy was head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 1996 to ...more

Michael Steele is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Michael Steele age 61 Michael Steele is an American bassist, guitarist, songwriter, and singer. She was a member of The Bangles and The Runaways, along with other bands.

Cowboy Troy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Cowboy Troy age 46 Troy Lee Coleman III, better known by his stage name Cowboy Troy, is an American rapper. He is a member of the MuzikMafia, an aggregation of country music singer-songwriters whose membership ...more

Thomas Sowell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Thomas Sowell age 86 Thomas Sowell is an American economist, social theorist, political philosopher, and author. He is currently Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. Sowell was born in North ...more

Star Parker is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Star Parker age 59 Star Parker is an American syndicated columnist, Republican politician, author, and conservative political activist. In 1995, she founded the Coalition on Urban Renewal and Education. In 2010, ...more

Ward Connerly is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Ward Connerly age 77 Wardell Anthony "Ward" Connerly is an American political activist, businessman, and former University of California Regent. He is also the founder and the chairman of the American ...more

Walter E. Williams is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Walter E. Williams age 80 Walter Edward Williams is an American economist, commentator, and academic. He is the John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics at George Mason University, as well as a syndicated ...more

Edward Brooke is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Edward Brooke age 97 Edward William Brooke III was an American Republican politician. In 1966, he became the first African American popularly elected to the United States Senate. No other senator of African heritage ...more

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James Meredith is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
James Meredith age 83 James Howard Meredith is an American Civil Rights Movement figure, writer, political adviser and Air Force veteran. In 1962, he became the first African-American student admitted to the ...more

Ken Hamblin is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Ken Hamblin age 76 Ken Loronzo Hamblin II, the self-titled Black Avenger, was host of the Ken Hamblin Show, which was syndicated nationally on Entertainment Radio Networks. His show peaked in the 1990s, but he ...more

Erika Harold is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Erika Harold age 37 Erika N. L. Harold, Miss America 2003, is an American attorney. She is also a two-time Republican candidate for the 13th Congressional District seat in the State of Illinois.

Deroy Murdock is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Deroy Murdock age 52 Deroy E Murdock is an American syndicated columnist with the Scripps Howard News Service and a contributing editor with National Review Online. A native of Los Angeles, California, Murdock lives ...more

Roy Innis is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Roy Innis age 81 Roy Emile Alfredo Innis is an American activist and politician. He has been National Chairman of the Congress of Racial Equality since his election to the position in 1968. One of his sons, ...more

Niger Innis is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Niger Innis age 47 Niger R. Innis is an American activist and politician. He is the National Spokesperson for the Congress of Racial Equality, MSNBC commentator, and political consultant. He was born in Harlem, ...more

Shelby Steele is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Shelby Steele age 71 Shelby Steele is an American author, columnist, documentary film maker, and a Robert J. and Marion E. Oster Senior Fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution, specialising in the study ...more

Alveda King is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Alveda King age 66 Alveda Celeste King is an NAACP member, American, civil rights activist, Christian minister, conservative, pro-life activist, and author. She is a niece of civil rights leader Martin Luther ...more

John McWhorter is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
John McWhorter age 52 John Hamilton McWhorter V is an American linguist and political commentator. He is the author of a number of books on language and on race relations. His research specialties are how creole ...more

Amy Holmes is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Amy Holmes age 42 Amy M. Holmes is a news anchor on TheBlaze TV and a former host of TheBlaze's news discussion program Real News. She appears on a regular basis as an independent political contributor for CNN ...more

Angela McGlowan is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Angela McGlowan age 45 Angela McGlowan is an American political commentator and CEO of Political Strategies & Insights, a government affairs, political strategy, public relations, and advocacy consulting firm ...more

Ken Blackwell is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Ken Blackwell age 67 John Kenneth "Ken" Blackwell is an American politician and activist who served as the mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio from 1979 to 1980, the Ohio State Treasurer from 1994 to 1999, and Ohio ...more

Michael King is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Michael King Died at 59 (1945-2004) Michael King, OBE was a New Zealand popular historian, author and biographer. He wrote or edited over 30 books on New Zealand topics, including The Penguin History of New Zealand, which was the ...more

Stephen L. Carter is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Stephen L. Carter age 61 Stephen L. Carter is an American law professor, legal- and social-policy writer, columnist, and best-selling novelist.

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Stanley Crouch is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Stanley Crouch age 71 Stanley Crouch is an African-American poet, music and cultural critic, syndicated columnist, novelist and biographer, perhaps best known for his jazz criticism and his novel Don't the Moon Look ...more

Joseph C. Phillips is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Joseph C. Phillips age 53 Joseph Connor Phillips is an American actor and conservative Christian commentator and writer. He is best known for his role as Martin Kendall on the long-running NBC sitcom The Cosby Show, and ...more

Michelle Bernard is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Michelle Bernard age 52 Michelle Denise Bernard is an American journalist, political analyst, lawyer, author, and President and CEO of the Bernard Center For Women, Politics & Public Policy.

Dale Wainwright is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Dale Wainwright age 55 J. Dale Wainwright is a former Associate Justice of the Texas Supreme Court. Initially elected to a six-year term in November 2002 to replace Deborah Hankinson, he was reelected in 2008 to a ...more

Richard Parsons is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Richard Parsons age 69 Richard Dean "Dick" Parsons, an American business executive, is the former chairman of Citigroup and the former chairman and CEO of Time Warner. He stepped down as CEO of Time Warner ...more

Winsome Sears is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Winsome Sears age 53 Winsome Earle Sears is an American politician. She was a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates 2002–2003, and ran unsuccessfully for the United States House of Representatives ...more

Alphonso Jackson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Alphonso Jackson age 70 Alphonso Jackson served as the 13th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. He was nominated by President George W. Bush on January 28, 2004 and confirmed by the Senate on ...more