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Famous Black Conservatives List

Famous Conservatives
Updated June 14, 2019 809.6k views 78 items

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

Birthplace: South Jamaica, New York City, New York, United States of America

Curtis James Jackson III (born July 6, 1975), known professionally as 50 Cent, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, television producer, entrepreneur and investor. Born in the South ...more
Colin Powell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Age: 81

Birthplace: New York City, Manhattan, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, + more

Colin Luther Powell (; born April 5, 1937) is an American politician and retired four-star general in the United States Army. During his military career, Powell also served as National Security ...more
LL Cool J is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Age: 51

Birthplace: Bay Shore, New York, United States of America

James Todd Smith (born January 14, 1968), known professionally as LL Cool J (short for Ladies Love Cool James), is an American rapper, record producer, actor, author and entrepreneur from ...more
Condoleezza Rice is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Age: 64

Birthplace: Birmingham, USA, Alabama

Condoleezza Rice (; born November 14, 1954) is an American political scientist and diplomat. She served as the 66th United States Secretary of State, 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

Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Herman Cain (born December 13, 1945) is an American politician, business executive, syndicated columnist, and Tea Party activist from Georgia. Cain grew up in Georgia and graduated from ...more
Don King is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Age: 87

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Donald King (born August 20, 1931) is an American boxing promoter known for his involvement in historic boxing matchups. He has been a controversial figure, partly due to a manslaughter ...more
Alan Keyes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Age: 68

Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States of America

Alan Lee Keyes (born August 7, 1950) is an American conservative political activist, pundit, author and former ambassador. A doctoral graduate of Harvard University, Keyes began his diplomatic ...more
Larry Elder is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Larry Elder Age: 66

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Laurence Allen "Larry" Elder (born April 27, 1952) is an American attorney, author, and radio program host.
J.C. Watts is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Age: 58

Birthplace: Eufaula, Oklahoma, United States of America

Julius Caesar Watts Jr. (born November 18, 1957) is an American politician, clergyman, and athlete. Watts was a college football quarterback for the Oklahoma Sooners and later played ...more
Lynn Swann is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Age: 63

Birthplace: Alcoa, Tennessee, United States of America

Lynn Curtis Swann (born March 7, 1952) is an American football player, broadcaster, politician, and athletic director, best known for his association with the University of Southern California ...more
Sheryl Underwood is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Sheryl Underwood Age: 55

Birthplace: Little Rock, USA, Arkansas

Sheryl Patrice Underwood (born (1963-10-28)October 28, 1963) is an American comedian, actress and television host. She first rose to prominence in the comedy world as the first female finalist ...more
Karl Malone is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Age: 55

Birthplace: Summerfield, Louisiana, United States of America

Karl Anthony Malone (born July 24, 1963) is an American retired professional basketball player. Nicknamed "The Mailman", Malone played the power forward position and spent his first 18 ...more
Stacey Dash is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Age: 52

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Stacey Lauretta Dash (born January 20, 1966 or 1967) is an American actress and former talk show host. Dash is known for her co–starring role as Dionne Marie Davenport in the 1995 feature film ...more
T. D. Jakes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Age: 61

Birthplace: South Charleston, USA, West Virginia

Thomas Dexter Jakes Sr. (born June 9, 1957), known as T. D. Jakes, is a pastor, author and filmmaker. He is the pastor of The Potter's House, a non-denominational American megachurch. Jakes's ...more
Zora Neale Hurston is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Dec. at 69 (1891-1960)

Birthplace: USA, Alabama, Notasulga

Zora Neale Hurston (January 7, 1891 – January 28, 1960) was an influential author of African-American literature, anthropologist, and filmmaker, who portrayed racial struggles in the ...more
Clarence Thomas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Age: 70

Birthplace: Pin Point, Georgia, United States of America

Clarence Thomas (born June 23, 1948) is an American judge, lawyer, and government official who currently serves as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. He is currently ...more
Wilt Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Dec. at 63 (1936-1999)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Wilton Norman Chamberlain (; August 21, 1936 – October 12, 1999) was an American basketball player who played as a center and is considered one of the greatest players in history. He played for ...more
Armstrong Williams is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Age: 60

Birthplace: Marion, South Carolina, United States of America

Armstrong Williams (born February 5, 1962) is an American political commentator, entrepreneur, author, and talk show host. Williams writes a nationally syndicated conservative newspaper column, ...more
Michael Powell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Dec. at 85 (1905-1990)

Birthplace: Bekesbourne, United Kingdom

Michael Latham Powell (30 September 1905 – 19 February 1990) was an English film director, celebrated for his partnership with Emeric Pressburger. Through their production company "The ...more
Janice Rogers Brown is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Age: 69

Birthplace: Greenville, Alabama, United States of America

Janice Rogers Brown (born May 11, 1949) is a former United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. She was an Associate Justice of the ...more
Jimmie Walker is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Age: 71

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

James Carter Walker Jr. (born June 25, 1947) is an American actor and comedian. Walker is best known for portraying James Evans Jr. ("J.J."), the oldest son of Florida and James Evans ...more
Tony Dungy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Age: 60

Birthplace: Jackson, Michigan, United States of America

Anthony Kevin Dungy ( DUN-jee; born October 6, 1955) is a former professional American football player and coach in the National Football League (NFL). Dungy was head coach of the Tampa Bay ...more
Michael Steele is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Age: 60

Birthplace: Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, United States of America

Michael Stephen Steele (born October 19, 1958) is an American conservative political commentator and former Republican Party politician. Steele served as the seventh lieutenant governor of ...more
Cowboy Troy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Cowboy Troy Age: 48

Birthplace: Victoria, Texas, United States of America

Troy Lee Coleman III (born December 18, 1970), better known by his stage name Cowboy Troy, is an American, Hick Hop/country rapper and songwriter. He is a member of the MuzikMafia, an ...more
Thomas Sowell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Black Conservatives List
Age: 88

Birthplace: Gastonia, North Carolina

Thomas Sowell (; born June 30, 1930) is an American economist and social theorist who is currently a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. Sowell was born in North ...more