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This is a list of African-American Jews.

Name Lifespan Nationality Occupation
Dinah Abrahamson[1] 1954–2013 United States Author and politician
Koby Altman[2] born 1982 United States General manager of the Cleveland Cavaliers
Darrin Bell[3] born 1975 United States Cartoonist
David Blu[4][5] born 1980 United States
Israel
Basketball player
Lisa Bonet[6] born 1967 United States Actress
Nell Carter[7] 1948–2003 United States Singer and actress
Danielia Cotton[8] born 1967 United States Singer, songwriter and guitarist
Sammy Davis, Jr.[9] 1925–1990 United States Dancer and singer
Jordan Farmar[10] born 1986 United States Basketball player
Ada Fisher[11] born 1947 United States Physician and politician
Aaron Freeman[12] born 1956 United States Comedian
Capers C. Funnye Jr.[13] born 1952 United States Rabbi
Lewis Gordon[14] born 1962 United States Philosopher
Kat Graham[15] born 1989 United States Actress
Ahuvah Gray[16] United States
Israel
Writer
Reuben Greenberg[17] 1943–2014 United States Criminologist
Lani Guinier[18] born 1950 United States Lawyer and scholar
Ben Harper[19] born 1967 United States Musician
Kali Hawk[15] born 1986 United States Actress
Carolivia Herron[20] born 1947 United States Writer and scholar
Reese Hopkins[21] United States Radio talk show host
Ruby Johnson[22] 1936–1999 United States Soul singer
Kidada Jones[23] born 1974 United States Actress
Rashida Jones[24] born 1976 United States Actress
Yaphet Kotto[25] born 1939 United States Actor
Lenny Kravitz[25] born 1964 United States Musician
Sandra Lawson[26][27][28] born 1969 United States Rabbi
Julius Lester[29] 1939–2018 United States Author
Lauren London[30] born 1984 United States Actress and fashion model
Elliott Maddox[31] born 1947 United States Baseball player
Saoul Mamby[32] born 1947 United States Boxer
Taylor Mays[33] born 1988 United States American football player
James McBride[34] born 1957 United States Writer and musician
Yavilah McCoy[35] born 1972 United States Teacher
Adah Isaacs Menken[36] 1835–1868 United States Actress and poet
"Magnificent" Montague[37] born 1928 United States Disc jockey
Walter Mosley[38] born 1952 United States Novelist
Joshua Nelson[39] United States Gospel singer
Nissim (rapper)[40] born 1986 United States
Israel
Rapper and producer
Aulcie Perry[41] born 1950 United States
Israel
Basketball player
Rain Pryor[42] born 1969 United States Actress and comedian
Joshua Redman[43] born 1969 United States Jazz saxophonist
Tracee Ellis Ross[44] born 1972 United States Actress and model
Maya Rudolph[45] born 1972 United States Actress and comedian
Willie "The Lion" Smith[46] 1897–1973 United States Jazz pianist
Alysa Stanton[47] United States Rabbi
Amar'e Stoudemire[48] born 1982 United States Basketball player
Khleo Thomas[49] born 1989 United States Actor
Andre Tippett[50] born 1959 United States American football player
Michael W. Twitty[51] United States writer and culinary historian
Alex Tyus[52] born 1988 United States
Israel
Basketball player
Rebecca Walker[53] born 1969 United States Feminist and writer
Justin Warfield[54] born 1973 United States Rapper
Robin Washington[55] born 1956 United States Journalist and filmmaker
Jamila Wideman[56] born 1975 United States Basketball player
Andre Williams[57] born 1936 United States R&B musician
Earl Williams[58] born 1951 United States
Israel
Basketball player
Jackie Wilson[59] 1934–1984 United States Singer
Y-Love[60] born 1978 United States Hip-hop artist

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