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Famous Black Conservatives List

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
age 43
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
Colin Powell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
age 81
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
age 51
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
age 64
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
age 73
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
age 87
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 68
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
age 66
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
age 61
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
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
age 55
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
age 55
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
age 52
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
age 61
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
Dec. 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
Clarence Thomas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Clarence Thomas age 70
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
Dec. 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
age 60
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
Dec. 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
age 69
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
age 71
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
age 63
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
age 60
Michael Stephen Steele is an American politician and MSNBC political analyst as of May 2011. Steele served as the first African-American chairman of the Republican National Committee from ...more
Cowboy Troy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
age 48
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
age 88
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