Robert Kyagulanyi “Bobi Wine” Ssentamu (1982- )

Robert Kyagulanyi “Bobi Wine” Ssentamu is a Ugandan politician, singer, actor, and businessman. Bobi Wine was born on February 12, 1982 in Nkozi, Uganda. He grew up in the Kamwekya slums in the northeast part of Kampala, Uganda and attended Kitante Hill Senior Secondary School, … Read MoreRobert Kyagulanyi “Bobi Wine” Ssentamu (1982- )

Frederick Douglas Patterson (1871-1932)

Frederick Douglas Patterson was the first African American to build motorized cars. His father, Charles Rich Patterson, a former enslaved person, created C. R. Patterson and Sons Company located in Greenfield, Ohio. Beginning in 1865, the company built fashionable carriages. Frederick Patterson inherited the company … Read MoreFrederick Douglas Patterson (1871-1932)

April Berg (1974- )

April Berg represents Washington State’s 44th Legislative District, which includes Marysville, Lake Stevens, the town of Snohomish, Mill Creek, and portions of unincorporated Snohomish County, Washington. Rep. Berg was elected in November, 2020 and took office in January 2021 despite being seriously injured the day … Read MoreApril Berg (1974- )

Fred Whitfield (1959- )

Fred Whitfield is the President, Chief Operating Officer, and minority co-owner of the Charlotte Hornets, a franchise in the National Basketball Association. Whitfield shares ownership with his longtime friend and basketball great Michael Jordan. Together they are the only African American owners in the league. … Read MoreFred Whitfield (1959- )

Michael Santiago “Killer Mike” Render (1975- )

Michael Santiago “Killer Mike” Render is a rapper, actor, and activist who was born on April 20, 1975 in Atlanta, Georgia. His unnamed father was a policeman, and his mother, Denise Render were a florist. Render was raised by his grandparents; he lived in the … Read MoreMichael Santiago “Killer Mike” Render (1975- )