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Notable Black Britons

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  • Ty (1972 - 2020)
    Benedict Chijioke (17 August 1972 – 7 May 2020), better known by his stage name Ty /ˈtaɪ/, was a British rapper. He released the albums Awkward (2001), Upwards (2004), Closer (2006), Special Kind of Fo...
  • Joivan Wade
    Joivan Wade (born 23 July 1993) is an English actor who first appeared in the BBC comedy Big School , before starring in teen drama Youngers on E4. He is a YouTube performer with the online comedy se...
  • Shaun Parkes
    Shaun Parkes (born 9 February 1973) is an English actor.
  • Francis Barber (c.1742 - 1801)
    Francis Barber (c. 1742/3 – 13 January 1801), born Quashey , was the Jamaican manservant of Samuel Johnson in London from 1752 until Johnson's death in 1784. Johnson made him his residual heir, with ...
  • Pearl Mackie
    Pearl Mackie (born 29 May 1987) is a British actress, dancer, and singer. She is best known for playing Bill Potts in the long running television series Doctor Who. Mackie is a 2010 graduate of the Bri...