Josephine Baker 1906 - 1975 dancer, actress born in the United States of America and naturalized French.
Johnny Mathis born 1935. He is a singer and the third largest selling artist of the 20th century.
April Sinclair (born 1954) is an Oakland, California-based best-selling author known for her books about young black women coming of age.
B. Slade (born 1975) is a singer, songwriter, actor, multi-instrumentalist, rapper, dancer, producer, and activist.
Akwaeke Emezi (born 1987) is an lgbo and Tamil writer and video artist, best known for their debut novel Freshwater.