Famous African-American Men Biographies

Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson

29 August 1958 - 25 June 2009

The eighth of the ten children of an African-American working class couple Joseph Walter "Joe" Jackson and Katherine Esther Scruse, Michael Jackson was born on August 29, 1953 in Gary, Indiana.

Barack Obama

Barack Obama

04 August 1961 -

Barack Hussein Obama II was born on August 4, 1961, in Honolulu, Hawaii, to Barack Obama, Sr. and his wife, Stanley Ann Dunham. His mother was a white American, of mostly English ancestry while his father was a black Kenyan.

Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan

17 February 1963 -

The basketball legend Michael Jeffrey Jordan was born to James and Deloris, on February 17, 1963, in Brooklyn, New York.