Wow! I’m impressed Rogue. Is that about the same number who voted for Mitt Romney?And all of these noted black people where/are REPUBLICANS!
Martin Luther King, Jr.(1929-1968)
Carter G. Woodson (1875 - 1950)
Frederick Douglass (1817 - 1895)
Mary McLeod Bethune (1875 - 1955)
Jennifer Carroll; Florida’s 18th Lieutenant Governor.
Tim Scott, was elected as the Congressman for South Carolina's 1st Congressional District on November 2, 2010
Clarence Thomas; Justice of the United States Supreme Court
Michael S. Steele; first African American elected to a Maryland statewide office and the first ever Republican Lieutenant Governor in Maryland.
Alveda C. King is the daughter of the late civil rights activist, Rev. A. D. King and the niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
J. Kenneth Blackwell; Former Ohio Secretary of State
J.C. Watts Jr; Former Congressman
Don King "Only in America" boxing promoter extraordinaire
Jennette B. Bradley; first African-American female Lieutenant Governor in the nation.
Jackie Robinson Baseball hall of famer Brooklyn Dodger who in 1947 broke baseball's "color barrier," becoming the first African American in the major league baseball.
Lynn Swann: Wide Receiver - 5-11, 180
(Southern California). 1974-1982 Pittsburgh Steelers
Sammy Davis Jr (1925-1990) A veteran of Vaudeville, Broadway, motion pictures, Las Vegas shows and television, Sammy Davis is considered to have been the world's greatest entertainer.
Edward William Brooke, III, was the first African American Senator born in Washington, DC and the first African American Senator to serve since the Reconstruction era.
William Thaddeus Coleman, Jr.
In 1959 President Dwight D. Eisenhower asked William T. Coleman, a longtime Republican, to serve on the President's Commission on Employment Policy, which dealt with increasing minority hiring in the government.
Allen West; Representative in the United States Congress.
Herman Cain; president of the then financially troubled Godfather's Pizza, Inc. In 14 months, the chain regained profitability, and in 1988, Cain led his executive team in a buyout of the company from Pillsbury. Cain was elected to the Board of Directors of the National Restaurant Association in 1988. In 1996, Cain was elected CEO and president of the National Restaurant Association. He was also a former chairman and member of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City from 1992 to 1996.
In 2008, King's son, Martin Luther King III, said it was "disingenuous to imply that my father was a Republican. He never endorsed any presidential candidate, and there is certainly no evidence that he ever even voted for a Republican. It is even more outrageous to suggest he would support the Republican Party of today, which has spent so much time and effort trying to suppress African American votes in Florida and many other states."