Date of Birth: December 1, 1985
Ilfenesh Hadera is an American actress. She is the daughter of Kim Nichols and Asfaha Hadera. Her father is Ethiopian. Her parents are involved in community organizing and public advocacy.
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Birth Name: Tamara R. Tunie
Place of Birth: McKeesport, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Date of Birth: March 14, 1959
Ethnicity: African-American, possibly European and Lenape Native American
Tamara Tunie is an American film, stage, and television actress, director, and producer. She is the daughter of African American parents, Evelyn E. (Hawkins) and James W. Tunie. She was raised in Homestead, Pennsylvania.
Regarding her ethnic background, Tamara has stated in an interview:
Her [Tamara’s character on The Red Road] ancestry is very similar to my own in real life… I have Native American blood. I have African blood. I have European blood. And so it was the first time that a role was presented to me that actually completely embraced my entire DNA makeup, so I was really excited… My Native American heritage was not embraced by our family, and we grew up African-American… so I didn’t have a lot of access or history to that line of my family.
Tamara has also said that one of her paternal great-grandmothers was a full-blooded Native American, from the Ramapough Lenape Nation.
Tamara’s paternal grandparents were Edgar P. Tunie and Effie.
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Place of Birth: Hopewell, New Jersey, U.S.
Date of Birth: September 24, 1967
*Puerto Rican-Spanish (father)
*African-American, possibly European and Native American (mother)
Danielia Cotton is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist.
Danielia is the daughter of Wenonah J. Brooks, a jazz singer, and a father of Puerto Rican and Spanish ancestry, whom Danielia has never met. Danielia has a brother, Craig.
Danielia is married to attorney Sam Roberts, who is of Russian Jewish descent. Danielia is herself a convert to Judaism.
Danielia’s maternal grandmother is named Evelyn Dunn Brooks.
Regarding her ethnicity, Danielia has stated:
Record companies just never knew what to do, they were just like this doesn’t work and the only person they consider like a Black rocker is Tina Turner and they were like that was a long time ago. It’s like nobody’s broken through since then and they just don’t want to try it’s just too difficult. And I’m Black and half-Latino which even makes them more confused and if I really spelled it out for them that my mom is Black, white and American Indian and my dad is Puerto-Rican and Spanish I think they would just walk away. But that’s America right now, that’s what it is.
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Birth Name: Sir Robert Bryson Hall II
Place of Birth: Gaithersburg, Maryland, U.S.
Date of Birth: January 22, 1990
Logic is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. His father, Sir Robert Bryson Hall, is African-American. His mother is white.
Logic is pictured with his father here.
Birth Name: Sasha Bianca Lane
Place of Birth: Houston, Harris, Texas, U.S
Date of Birth: September 29, 1995
*European, Māori (mother)
Sasha Lane is an American actress. She was born in Houston, Texas, to an African-American father, Kenneth Lane, and a New Zealander mother, Judith, who is of European and Māori descent. Sasha has an older brother, Sergio. She was raised in Frisco, Texas.
Her father is pictured here. Her mother is pictured here.
Sasha’s paternal grandmother was named Lizzie Lane.
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