Afro-Cuban

Randy Malcom

by Manila on July 12, 2017

Birth Name: Randy Malcom Martinez Amey

Place of Birth: Guanabacoa, Havana, Cuba

Date of Birth: January 22, 1983

Ethnicity: Cuban (African, Spanish, possibly other)

Randy Malcom is a Cuban reggaeton singer. He is one of the members of the Cuban reggaeton group Gente de Zona, alongside Alexander Delgado.

His father is percussionist Raymundo Martínez. He is married to Annaby Pozo.

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Alexander Delgado

by Manila on July 12, 2017

Birth Name: Alexander Delgado Hernández

Place of Birth: Centro Habana, Havana, Cuba

Date of Birth: August 21, 1979

Ethnicity: Cuban (African, Spanish, possibly other)

Alexander Delgado is a Cuban reggaeton singer. He is one of the members of the Cuban reggaeton group Gente de Zona, alongside Randy Malcom.

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Matt Cedeño

by stlucas on May 11, 2017

Birth Name: Matthew R. Cedeño

Place of Birth: Moses Lake, Washington, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 14, 1973

Ethnicity:
*Cuban [African, other] (father)
*Scottish, Irish, English (mother)

Matt Cedeño is an American actor and model.

Matt is the son of Connie (Tolson) and Ruben L. Cedeño.

Matt’s father is Cuban, and is said to have African ancestry. Matt’s mother is of Scottish, Irish, and English descent.

Matt’s maternal grandfather was James “Jim” L. Tolson (the son of Frank Lee Tolson and Lena Hill). Frank was the son of John Tolson and Nettie/Nellie Colville, who was born in Ohio, to parents from Scotland. Lena was the daughter of Charles C. Hill, who was born in Illinois, to a father from Ohio and a mother from Scotland, and of Mary Bothwell.

Matt’s maternal grandmother was Mary Carolyn Swisher (the daughter of Ele Dwight Swisher and Arselia Bessie Martin). Ele was the son of William Hatfield Swisher and Nancy Jane Evans. Arselia was the daughter of William B. Martin and Ruth A. Reeves.

Sources: Matt’s maternal grandfather, James “Jim” L. Tolson, on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Matt’s maternal grandfather, James “Jim” L. Tolson – http://mtstandard.com

Matt’s maternal great-grandfather, Frank Lee Tolson, on the 1880 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Matt’s maternal great-grandmother, Lena Hill, on the 1900 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Matt’s maternal grandmother, Mary Carolyn (Swisher) Tolson – http://mtstandard.com

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Yoenis Cespedes

by bearboy on September 11, 2015

DENVER-AUG 21: New York Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes celebrat

Birth Name: Yoenis Céspedes Milanés

Place of Birth: Campechuela, Granma Province, Cuba

Date of Birth: October 18, 1985

Ethnicity: Afro-Cuban

Yoenis Cespedes is a Cuban MLB player. He plays for the New York Mets. Yoenis is the son of Cresencio Céspedes, a former Cuban League catcher, and Estela Milanés, a softball pitcher who was part of the 2000 Summer Olympics for Cuba.

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Kianz Froese

by maurogomes3193 on August 6, 2015

Birth Name: Kianz González-Froese

Place of Birth: Havana, Cuba

Date of Birth: April 16, 1996

Ethnicity:
*German (father)
*Afro-Cuban (mother)

Kianz Froese is a Canadian soccer player. His father is of German descent. His mother is of Afro-Cuban background. He grew up playing soccer in both Winnipeg, Canada and Havana, Cuba.

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