African American

Tay Zonday

by madman on October 14, 2018

Birth Name: Adam Nyerere Bahner

Place of Birth: Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S. [possibly]

Date of Birth: May 21, 1982

Ethnicity: African-American, German, possibly other

Tay Zonday is an American singer, musician, announcer, voice artist, actor, comedian, and YouTube personality.

Tay is said to be of half African-American descent. His surname implies German ancestry, as well.

Photo by www.prphotos.com

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Athena Cage

by Manila on October 11, 2018

Birth Name: Athena Denise Cage

Place of Birth: Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, United States

Date of Birth: May 6, 1970

Ethnicity: African-American

Athena Cage is an American singer and songwriter. She is part of the R&B group Kut Klose.

Her mother is named Flora.

Athena’s maternal grandfather is Edward Arthur Cage (the son of Charlie Frank Cage and Sylvia “Silvy/Silvie” Hogan). Arthur was born in Olmstead, Kentucky. Sylvia was the daughter of Harrison Hogan and Harriet Duvall.

Athena’s maternal grandmother was Gillie Bell Grinter (the daughter of Peter “Pete” Grinter and Lillie Bell Page). Gillie was born in Russellville, Kentucky. Pete was the son of Lewis Grinter and Mary Walker. Lillie was the daughter of George Page and Mattie Simon.

Sources: Birth record of Athena Cage – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Athena’s mother – https://www.familysearch.org

Athena’s maternal grandfather, Edward Arthur Cage, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Athena’s maternal great-grandparents, Charlie Frank Cage and Sylvia Hogan – https://www.familysearch.org

Athena’s maternal great-grandmother, Sylvia Hogan, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Athena’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Harrison Hogan and Harriet Duvall – https://www.familysearch.org

Athena’s maternal grandmother, Gillie Bell Grinter, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Athena’s maternal grandmother, Gillie Bell (Grinter) Cage – https://www.findagrave.com

Athena’s maternal great-grandfather, Peter Grinter, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Athena’s maternal great-grandfather, Peter “Pete” Grinter – https://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Athena’s maternal great-grandmother, Lillie Bell (Page) Talley – https://www.familysearch.org

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Eddie Griffin

by follers on October 11, 2018

Eddie Griffin – “From Stand-Up to Sitcom” Presented by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences – Arrivals – Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre – North Hollywood, CA, USA – Keywords: – False – – Photo Credit: Glenn Harris / PR Photos

Place of Birth: Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 15, 1968

Ethnicity: African-American

Eddie Griffin is an American comedian and actor.

He was raised by his single mother, Doris Thomas. Eddie is said to have nine children.

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Renée Elise Goldsberry

by madman on September 20, 2018

Place of Birth: Santa Clara, California, United States

Date of Birth: January 2, 1971

Ethnicity: African-American

Renée Elise Goldsberry, also credited as Renée Goldsberry, is an American actress, singer, and songwriter.

She is married to attorney Alexis Johnson, with whom she has two children.

Photo by DFree/www.bigstockphoto.com/

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Joyner Lucas

by Manila on September 20, 2018

Joyner Lucas – 2015 BET Hip Hop Awards – Arrivals – Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center – Atlanta, GA, USA – Keywords: full length, sunglasses Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Aaron J. Thornton / PR Photos

Birth Name: Gary Maurice Lucas, Jr.

Place of Birth: Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 17, 1988

Ethnicity: African-American

Joyner Lucas is an American rapper, poet, singer, and songwriter. He is also known as Future Joyner.

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