Black Celebrities With Republican Ties

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  • Karl Malone, Black Republicans
  • Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Black Republicans
  • Zora Neale Hurston, Black Republicans
  • T.D. Jakes, Black Republicans
  • Wilt Chamberlain, Black Republicans
  • Booker T. Washington, Black Republicans
  • Frederick Douglass, Black Republicans
  • Jimmie "J.J." Walker, Black Republicans
  • Colin Powell, Black Republicans
  • Condoleezza Rice, Black Republicans
  • Shyne, Barack Obama
  • Stacey Dash, Black Republicans
  • 50 Cent, Black Republican
  • LL Cool J, Black Republicans
  • Don King, Black Republicans
  • Lynn Swann, Black Republicans
  • Joseph C. Phillips, Black Republicans

Zora Neale Hurston

Best known for penning the 1937 novel Their Eyes Were Watching God, Hurston was also a supporter of the Republican Party for much of her life, notably opposing the Brown v. Board of Education decision in 1954 and President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal policies. (Photo: Fotosearch/Getty Images)