Countee Cullen 1903 – 1946 poet, novelist, children’s writer, and playwright during Harlem Renaissance.Read more "Countee Cullen"
Janelle Monáe born 1985 is a singer, songwriter, composer and record producer.Read more "Janelle Monáe"
Taylor Bennett born in 1996 is a rapper.Read more "Taylor Bennett"
Be Steadwell born in 1987 is a singer, songwriter and filmmaker.Read more "Be Steadwell"
Saeed Jones born 1985 poet and executive editor for culture at BuzzFeed.Read more "Saeed Jones"
Kehlani born in 1996 in Oakland. CA is a singer, songwriter, record producer and dancer.Read more "Kehlani"
Michael Sam born 1990, in 2014 was the first NFL draft pick to come out, and in 2015 was the first openly gay player in the CFL, Canadian Football League.Read more "Michael Sam"
Angela Davis born in 1944 co-founded Critical Resistance which called for the abolition of the so-called prison-industrial complex and she came out as a lesbian in 1997.Read more "Angela Davis"
Roy Simmons 1956 – 2014. Second former NFL player to come out as gay, first to reveal that he was HIV positive.Read more "Roy Simmons"
Siya born in 1987 is a hip-hop recording artist.Read more "Siya"