The first African-American person to make it to millionaire status as an actor was Lincoln Theordore Perry, who was known as Stepin Fetchit. Although he was one of the first black faces on television, his appearance did not come without controversy within the African-American community. http://blackthen.com/game-changers-how-stepin-fetchit-became-the-first-african-american-actor-millionaire/
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African Americans are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the Black racial groups of Africa. The term may also be used to include only those individuals who are descended from enslaved Africans. As a compound adjective the term is usually hyphenated as African-American.
Taraji P. Henson (b 9/11/1970) is an American actress and singer. She is best known for her roles in Baby Boy (2001), Hustle and Flow (2005) and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2009. In 2009, she appeared in Tyler Perry’s I Can Do Bad All By Myself as April, an alcoholic singer. In 2012, she starred in the film Think Like A Man, which was based on Steve Harvey’s 2009 book Act Like A Lady, Think Like A…