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SAY WHAT? Stars You Probably Didn’t Know Were Black was originally published on blackamericaweb.com

1. Colin Kapernick

Colin Kapernick

Although he was adopted into an all white family, Colin’s biological parents are black.

2. Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter

The legendary baseball player is mixed with African American and Irish.

3. Adriana Lima

Adriana Lima

The Victoria’s Secret supermodel is mixed with African, West Indian and Portuguese.

4. Maya Rudolph

Maya Rudolph

The ‘SNL’ actress is the daughter of soul singer Minnie Ripperton.

5. Pete Wentz

Pete Wentz

The lead singer of rock band ‘Fall Out Boy’ is half black. His grandfather is Jamaican and father is African American.

6. Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne is part black and part Samoan.

7. Vin Diesel

Vin Diesel

While he doesn’t identify himself as black, he has been known to say he’s “a person of color”. Vin has never met his biological father but his step father is black.

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