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Famous Black Conservatives List

Updated June 23, 2020 851.7k views76 items

List RulesMust 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 and 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.

  • Condoleezza Rice

    BirthplaceBirmingham, Alabama, USA

    Condoleezza Rice (; born November 14, 1954) is an American political scientist and diplomat....  more
  • Candace Owens

    Candace Owens

    Candace Amber Owens Farmer (born April 29, 1989) is an American conservative commentator and political activist. She is known for her pro-Trump activism that began around 2016 after being initially very critical of Trump and the Republican Party, and for her criticism of Black Lives Matter and of the Democratic Party. She worked for the conservative advocacy group Turning Point USA between 2017 and 2019 as their communications director.

  • Colin Powell

    BirthplaceHarlem, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Colin Luther Powell (; born April 5, 1937) is an American politician and retired four-star...  more
  • Alan Keyes

    Alan Keyes

    Age: 70

    BirthplaceLong Island, New York, United States of America

    Alan Lee Keyes (born August 7, 1950) is an American conservative political activist, pundit,...  more
  • Herman Cain

    BirthplaceMemphis, Tennessee, USA

    Herman Cain (December 13, 1945 – July 30, 2020) was an American business executive, syndicated...  more
  • Ben Carson

    Ben Carson

    Benjamin Solomon Carson Sr. (born September 18, 1951) is an American politician, public servant, author, and retired neurosurgeon who has served as the 17th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development since 2017. He was a candidate for President of the United States in the Republican primaries in 2016, at times leading nationwide polls of Republicans. He is considered a pioneer in the field of neurosurgery.

  • Don King

    Don King

    Age: 89

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, United States of America

    Donald King (born August 20, 1931) is an American boxing promoter known for his involvement in...  more
  • Larry Elder

    Larry Elder

    Age: 68

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Laurence Allen "Larry" Elder (born April 27, 1952) is an American attorney, author, and radio...  more
  • J.C. Watts

    J.C. Watts

    Age: 62

    BirthplaceEufaula, Oklahoma, USA

    Julius Caesar Watts Jr. (born November 18, 1957) is an American politician, clergyman, and...  more
  • Lynn Swann

    Lynn Swann

    Age: 68

    BirthplaceAlcoa, Tennessee, USA

    Lynn Curtis Swann (born March 7, 1952) is an American football player, broadcaster,...  more
  • Sheryl Underwood

    Sheryl Underwood

    Age: 56

    BirthplaceLittle Rock, Arkansas, United States of America

    Sheryl Patrice Underwood (born (1963-10-28)October 28, 1963) is an American comedian, actress...  more
  • Karl Malone

    BirthplaceSummerfield, Louisiana, United States of America

    Karl Anthony Malone (born July 24, 1963) is an American retired professional basketball...  more
  • Stacey Dash

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Stacey Lauretta Dash (born January 20, 1966 or 1967) is an American actress and former talk...  more
  • T. D. Jakes

    BirthplaceSouth Charleston, West Virginia, United States of America

    Thomas Dexter Jakes Sr. (born June 9, 1957), known as T. D. Jakes, is a pastor, author and...  more
  • Clarence Thomas

    BirthplacePin Point, Georgia, United States of America

    Clarence Thomas (born June 23, 1948) is an American judge, lawyer, and government official who...  more
  • Wilt Chamberlain

    Wilt Chamberlain

    Dec. at 63 (1936-1999)

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Wilton Norman Chamberlain (; August 21, 1936 – October 12, 1999) was an American basketball...  more
  • Armstrong Williams

    BirthplaceMarion, South Carolina, United States of America

    Armstrong Williams (born February 5, 1962) is an American political commentator, entrepreneur,...  more
  • Janice Rogers Brown

    BirthplaceGreenville, Alabama, United States of America

    Janice Rogers Brown (born May 11, 1949) is a former United States Circuit Judge of the United...  more
  • Jimmie Walker

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    James Carter Walker Jr. (born June 25, 1947) is an American actor and comedian. Walker is best...  more
  • Tony Dungy

    Tony Dungy

    Age: 64

    BirthplaceJackson, Michigan, United States of America

    Anthony Kevin Dungy ( DUN-jee; born October 6, 1955) is a former professional American...  more
  • Michael Steele

    BirthplaceAndrews Air Force Base, Maryland, United States of America

    Michael Stephen Steele (born October 19, 1958) is an American conservative political...  more
  • Cowboy Troy

    Cowboy Troy

    Age: 49

    BirthplaceVictoria, Texas, USA

    Troy Lee Coleman III (born December 18, 1970), better known by his stage name Cowboy Troy, is...  more
  • Thomas Sowell

    BirthplaceGastonia, North Carolina

    Thomas Sowell (; born June 30, 1930) is an American economist and social theorist who is...  more
  • Star Parker

    BirthplaceMoses Lake, Washington, United States of America

    Star Parker is an American syndicated columnist, Republican politician, author, and...  more
  • Ward Connerly

    BirthplaceLeesville, Louisiana

    Wardell Anthony "Ward" Connerly (born June 15, 1939) is an American political activist,...  more