American people of Bahamian descent

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  1. Trina
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    Trina

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    Katrina Laverne Taylor (born December 3, 1978), better known by her stage name Trina, is an American rapper and model. Trina first gained notoriety in 1998 with her appearance on Trick Daddy's second studio album www.thug.com on the single "Nann Nigga. Since then, she has released five moderately successful studio albums. XXL Magazine calls her "the most consistent female rapper of all time".


  2. Lenny Kravitz
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    Lenny Kravitz

    551,526 views

    Leonard Albert "Lenny" Kravitz (born May 26, 1964) is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, actor and arranger, whose "retro" style incorporates elements of rock, blues, soul, R&B, funk, jazz, reggae, hard rock, psychedelic, pop, folk and ballads. In addition to singing lead and backing vocals, Kravitz often plays all the guitar, bass, drums, keyboards, and percussion himself when recording.


  3. Zoë Kravitz
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    Zoë Kravitz

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    Zoë Isabella Kravitz (born December 1, 1988) is an American actress, singer and model. She is the daughter of musician Lenny Kravitz and actress Lisa Bonet. She has appeared in the films No Reservations (2007), The Brave One (2007), and as Angel Salvadore in the superhero film X-Men: First Class (2011). Kravitz played Pearl on season four of the Showtime television series Californication, and co-starred in After Earth, with Will and Jaden Smith, directed by M. Night Shyamalan. She plays the supporting role of Christina in the sci-fi dystopian franchise, The Divergent Series, and Toast the Knowing in George Miller's Mad Max: Fury Road.


  4. Tamera Mowry-Housley
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    Tamera Mowry-Housley

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    Tamera Darvette Mowry-Housley (née Mowry; born July 6, 1978), known by her maiden name Tamera Mowry, is an American actress and model. She first gained fame for her teen role as Tamera Campbell on the ABC/WB sitcom Sister, Sister (opposite her identical twin sister Tia Mowry). She has also starred in the Disney Channel Original Movie Twitches and its sequel, Twitches Too. and played Dr. Kayla Thornton on the medical drama Strong Medicine. A reality TV show following the life of her and her twin sister, Tia & Tamera, began airing on the Style Network in 2011, ending in 2013 after three seasons.


  5. Tahj Mowry
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    Tahj Mowry

    131,492 views

    Tahj Dayton Mowry (born May 17, 1986) is an American actor, voice actor, dancer, and singer perhaps best known for his role as T.J. Henderson on The WB sitcom, Smart Guy, and as Wade on the animated comedy, Kim Possible on the Disney Channel. Mowry is recently on the hit ABC Family comedy series Baby Daddy as Tucker. He is the brother of identical twins Tia Mowry and Tamera Mowry. Also known for his role on Full House by the name of Teddy; playing the best friend of Michelle.


  6. Tia Mowry-Hardrict
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    Tia Mowry-Hardrict

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    Tia Dashon Mowry-Hardrict (née Mowry; born July 6, 1978), known by her maiden name Tia Mowry, is an American actress and model. She first gained fame for her teen role as Tia Landry on the ABC/The WB sitcom Sister, Sister (opposite her identical twin sister Tamera Mowry). From 2006 until 2012, she portrayed medical student Melanie Barnett on The CW/BET comedy-drama series The Game. She is also notable for starring in the television movie Twitches and its sequel Twitches Too. Mowry has portrayed as Sasha in Bratz and Sashabella in Bratzillaz. Since September 2013, Mowry has starred in Nickelodeon's Nick at Nite and TV Land comedy sitcom Instant Mom.


  7. Persia White
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    Persia White

    87,568 views

    Persia White (born October 25, 1972) is an American actress and musician. White is known for her role as Lynn Searcy on the sitcom Girlfriends (2000-2008). She is also a member of the industrial rock band XEO3 and a solo singer, who released her debut album Mecca in 2009.


  8. Al Roker
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    Al Roker

    33,304 views

    Albert Lincoln "Al" Roker, Jr. (born August 20, 1954) is an American television personality, weather forecaster, actor, and book author. He is best known as being the weather anchor on NBC's Today. From Monday, July 20, 2009 to Friday, October 2, 2015, he co-hosted his morning show, Wake Up with Al, on The Weather Channel, which aired weekdays live from 5:30 to 7:00 am ET one hour and a half earlier than Today. Roker also appears occasionally on NBC Nightly News. He holds an expired American Meteorological Society Television Seal #238. Writing with Dick Lochte, Roker began a series of murder mysteries in 2009 that feature Billy Blessing, a celebrity chef turned amateur detective. The second book in the series, The Midnight Show Murders (2010), was nominated for a 2011 Nero Award. On November 12, 2014, 10 PM EST, Roker attempted to beat the previous unofficial world record for an uninterrupted live weather report of 33-hours held by Norwegian weather broadcaster Eli Kari Gjengedal. On November 14, 2014, 8 AM EST, Roker set the new official Guinness World Record by reporting for 34-hours.


  9. Sidney Poitier
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    Sidney Poitier

    22,685 views

    Sir Sidney Poitier, KBE (/ˈpwɑːtj/ or /ˈpwɑːti./; born February 20, 1927), is a Bahamian-American actor, film director, author and diplomat.


  10. Ryan Sweeting
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    Ryan Sweeting

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    Ryan Sweeting (born July 14, 1987) is a Bahamian-born American professional tennis player.


  11. Roxie Roker
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    Roxie Roker

    16,816 views

    Roxie Albertha Roker (August 28, 1929 – December 2, 1995) was an American actress, best known for her role as Helen Willis on the CBS sitcom The Jeffersons (1975–85), half of the first interracial couple to be shown on regular prime time television.


  12. Montana Fishburne
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    Montana Fishburne

    13,656 views

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  13. Sydney Tamiia Poitier
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    Sydney Tamiia Poitier

    10,466 views

    Sydney Tamiia Poitier (born 15 November 1973) is an American television and film actress.


  14. Esther Rolle
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    Esther Rolle

    11,134 views

    Esther Elizabeth Rolle (November 8, 1920 – November 17, 1998) was an American actress. She is best known for her role as Florida Evans, on the CBS television sitcom Maude for two seasons (1972–1974) and its spin-off series Good Times for five seasons (1974–77, 1978–79).


  15. Michael Kenneth Williams
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    Michael Kenneth Williams

    4,428 views

    Michael Kenneth Williams (born November 22, 1966) is an American actor and dancer. He is best known for his portrayal of Omar Little on the HBO drama series The Wire and Albert "Chalky" White on the HBO series Boardwalk Empire.


  16. Stepin Fetchit
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    Stepin Fetchit

    1,062 views

    Lincoln Theodore Monroe Andrew Perry (May 30, 1902 – November 19, 1985), better known by the stage name Stepin Fetchit, was an American comedian and film actor.


  17. Suzanne De Passe
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    Suzanne De Passe

    1,197 views

    Suzanne de Passe (born July 19, 1946) is an American television, music and film producer as well as the co-chairman of de Passe Jones Entertainment Group.


  18. Kevin 'Kimbo Slice' Ferguson
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    Kevin 'Kimbo Slice' Ferguson

    1,092 views

    Kevin Ferguson (born February 8, 1974), better known as Kimbo Slice, is a Bahamian-born American boxer, mixed martial artist, and occasional actor. He became famous for mutual combat street fights which were spread across the Internet, leading Rolling Stone to call him "The King of the Web Brawlers".


  19. Ron Butler
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    Ron Butler

    555 views

    Ronald "Ron/Ronnie" Butler, Jr. is a Bahamian-born American television actor and comedian who is best known for portraying Oscar, the clever receptionist, on the television series True Jackson, VP, from 2008 to 2011. He often portrays President Barack Obama in comedy sketches. He has performed with the Atlantic Theater Company for over 20 years.


  20. Anastagia Pierre
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    Anastagia Pierre

    674 views

    Anastagia Pierre (born October 5, 1988) is a Bahamian-American beauty queen, model, spokesperson, and television host, elected as Miss Bahamas Universe 2011 on May 1, 2011. She competed at Miss Universe 2011 in São Paulo, Brazil on September 12, 2011. She is the Station Host at WTVJ NBC 6 in Miami, FL.


  21. James Weldon Johnson
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    James Weldon Johnson

    228 views

    James Weldon Johnson (June 17, 1871 – June 26, 1938) was an American author, educator, lawyer, diplomat, songwriter, and civil rights activist. Johnson is best remembered for his leadership of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), where he started working in 1917. In 1920 he was the first black individual to be chosen as executive secretary of the organization, effectively the operating officer. He served in that position from 1920 to 1930. Johnson established his reputation as a writer, and was known during the Harlem Renaissance for his poems, novels, and anthologies collecting both poems and spirituals of black culture.


  22. Luther Campbell
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    Luther Campbell

    141 views

    Luther Roderick Campbell (born December 22, 1960), also known as Luke Skyywalker, Solo Luke, Uncle Luke, or Luke, is a record label owner, rap performer (taking the non-rapping role of promoter), and actor. He is perhaps best known as a one-time member and leader of 2 Live Crew, and star of his own short-lived show on VH1, Luke's Parental Advisory. As a result of one of the group's songs, which used a parody of Roy Orbison's "Oh, Pretty Woman", Campbell was party to Campbell v. Acuff-Rose Music, Inc., which was argued in front of the US Supreme Court.


  23. Shirley Ellis
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    Shirley Ellis

    132 views


  24. Eric Gordon
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    Eric Gordon

    49 views

    Eric Ambrose Gordon, Jr. (born December 25, 1988) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA). In high school, he was named "Mr. Basketball" of Indiana during his senior year while playing at North Central High School. He is known, in part, as the subject of a major recruiting battle between the University of Illinois and Indiana University in the spring and summer of 2006; because of Gordon's talent and high level of play that year, his recruitment was the subject of a great deal of media coverage.


  25. Johnny Kemp
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    Johnny Kemp

    132 views

    Jonathan "Johnny" Kemp (August 2, 1959 – April 16, 2015) was a Bahamian singer.


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