Irma P. Hall (born June 3, 1935) is an African American actress who has appeared in numerous films and television shows since the 1970s. She is best known for playing matriarchal figures in the films A Family Thing, Soul Food and The Ladykillers.

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Kim Hamilton (Sept. 12, 1932 – Sept. 16, 2013) was an African American actress who appeared onstage, in films and on television and was the wife of the late actor Werner Klemperer — Col. Klink on “Hogan’s Heroes” — at a time when mixed marriages were uncommon even in Hollywood. Hamilton portrayed Helen Robinson in 1962's To Kill a Mockingbird. Her long career on TV began as Andy's girlfriend on Amos 'n' Andy. She had roles on The Twilight Zone, Days of Our Lives, All in the Family & many mor...

Nina Mae McKinney (June 13, 1913 - May 3, 1967) was an American Actress Dubbed “The Black Garbo”, she was one of the first African American film stars and was one of the first African-Americans to appear on British television, featuring in the demonstration film broadcast each morning for the benefit of installers and engineers.

President Obama gives Maya Angelou the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the land. A well deserved award, and a particularly poignant moment captured on film.

Actress Louise Beavers (born March 8, 1902) is best known for her performance in the 1934 film "Imitation of Life". She appeared in 160 other movies and the TV show "Beulah". #TodayInBlackHistory

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Marpessa Dawn. A great actress who many forgot, but who's performance in her first film, "Black Orpheus", is now a classic.

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Lena Horne, was an African American singer, actress, civil rights activist and dancer.

1st African American Bond girl, Trina parks.

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Josephine Baker was the first African American female to star in a motion picture, to integrate an American concert hall, and to become a world-famous entertainer. Not only was Josephine beautiful, but she brought incredible amounts of change to the US for African Americans. After growing up being abused by her white female employer, Josephine went to to live as a child of the streets, using street performances to support herself. She soon became the “highest paid chorus girl in vaudevill...

Lillian Randolph (December 14, 1898 – September 12, 1980) was an American actress and singer, a veteran of radio, film, and television. An African American, she worked in entertainment from the 1930s well into the 1970s, appearing in hundreds of radio shows, motion pictures, short subjects, and television shows.

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Isabel Sanford (August 29, 1917 – July 9, 2004) was an American stage, film and television actress best known for her role as Louise "Weezy" Jefferson on the CBS sitcoms All in the Family (1971–1975) and The Jeffersons (1975–1985). She was the first African American actress to win a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.

Alfre Woodard (1952) - American film, stage, and television actress, producer, and political activist.

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Quvenzhané Wallis is the first African-American child actor to earn an Oscar nomination, and the first person born in the 21st century to receive an Academy Award nomination.

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