People of color, especially black people, are known to be very powerful. Black people have been defined to bring a skin color-based classification for people within mid to dark brown complexion.
With lots of discrimination and racial segregation that are pressing the blacks and relegating them to the least position in their field there are only a few that survive the pressure and come out to be the best and on top representing the blacks.
This list of the top 20 most powerful black men and the world would open your eyes to knowing that no matter how difficult things get for a black man, you shall always rise and soar above others.
In this period there has been a lot happening which has led to a total overhaul in the system and uproar causing Protests to rock different parts of the world especially the United States of America.
This has been as a result of the death of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and all the blacks that have been meted out injustice to by racists.
The protest rally in America as lead to distractions of statuses that signify racial domination, looting, and destruction of stores in Black neighborhoods, thousands and millions in marches, destruction of police cars, and others.
This really put President Donald Trump in a very tough spot but the message is being passed through which entails that blacks are not to be messed with.
Even in soccer (football) most especially in the premier league all players now wear black lives matter in place of their name on the back of their Jersey.
It is always painful for racists to see how blacks progress in every field they are in. In terms of entertainment, blacks dominate – their music and movies are the best in the world. When you talk about music most rappers are black and they are not to be played with.
Tupac Shakur, Biggie, Snoop Dogg, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Jay-Z, Kanye West, J.cole, and singers like Beyonce, Usher, Jason Derulo are all blacks. In the movie industry blacks also dominate and I’m sure you know a lot of black actors and actresses in Hollywood.
With regards to the fight against racism and awareness that is being created on the issue of black lives matter, it is very important that you go through the list we’ve made which has the top 20 most powerful black men in the world.
And this list you see the most powerful black names you’ve ever heard of those that fought for equality of blacks and white to this day, you will also see the most powerful black musicians, actors, actresses, entrepreneurs and people from other Fields.
- Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali is said to be the greatest boxer in the world and by 1967 he was the president of outlets in the whole world. he is known to be the greatest boxer of all time and others have risen looking up to him.
- Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther was known as an American Christian minister who became a political activist and advocated for civil rights movement.
- Malcom x
Malcolm was also popular as an American Muslim minister but advocated for human rights. He spearheaded Civil Rights movement.
- Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela was the former president of South Africa and he made history by fighting apartheid in my country which saw Blacks as a minority. He got elected as the first black president of the country.
- Barack Obama
Barack Obama is a very powerful black man who changed the history of the United States as the first black president to rule the country. He is from Africa, Kenya to be specific.
- Aliko Dangote
Dangote is known to be the richest black man in the world with a net worth of over 12 billion dollars. is not to be Africa’s richest entrepreneur and he’s from Nigeria.
- Trevor Noah
Trevor Noah is known to be one of the most prominent voices that critics President Donald Trump in the United States of America. Travel has caused millennial inspired thinking with his daily show and has exposed Americans that Africa is not a country but a continent.
- Oprah Winfrey
63-year-old Oprah Winfrey made history as the only African American women to be on the Forbes billionaires list. She’s worth over 3 billion dollars. Oprah Winfrey went through a tough childhood where she was abused and raped before she became wealthy today. Today she is known to be a media mogul.
- Micheal Jordan
Micheal is one of the African Americans that made way for lots of blacks in the national basketball association. It is known to be one of the most successful athletes in the whole world. acquired a lot of faults as a basketball player which amounts to 90 million dollars. After his retirement, he kept on an amazing World through his partnership with Nike in selling the Jordans.
- Folorunsho Alakija
Nigeria is said to be the biggest black nation in the whole world and the giant of Africa which is the black continent. Alakija is known to be the richest woman in Nigeria and Africa and this alone makes her one of the most powerful black women on Earth.
- Robert Smith
Robert is a top capitalist who quit Goldman Sachs in 2000 to start up his own private equity company. He has amassed a lot of wealth which got him to Forbes billionaires list in 2016
- Enoch Adeboye
Pastor Enoch Adeboye is the owner and general overseer of redeemed Christian Church of God. You step down in 2017. He is one of the wealthiest pastors in the whole world. His congregation is over 5 million members.
- Mohammed Al Amoudi
71-year-old Muhammad had traveled from Ethiopia to Saudi Arabia and the age of 19 and there he amassed a fortune from government real estate and construction contracts. He currently owns businesses in several industries ranging from mining, oil and gas, and agriculture in countries like Ethiopia, Sweden, and Saudi Arabia.
Isabel Dos Santos
Isabel is known to be one of the youngest black billionaires in the world and tops the list of wealthiest women. She’s 44 years and the daughter of 1979 President of Angola. Her wealth will easily be traced to several controversial investments by her father.
- Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
This is a prolific Nigerian writer public intellectual who has been a very loud voice in the movement for feminism, women equality, and empowerment. She engages her audience with topics that are in relation to the human condition, racism, and sexism.
- Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou was a prominent American poet, civil rights activist, and memoirist.
- James Baldwin
He Is a popular American novelist, activist, playwright, and essayist.
His write-ups explored the intricacies of sexual racial and class distinctions.
- Frederick Douglas
Frederick was known as an American abolitionist social reformer writer statesman and orator. He escaped from slavery in Maryland and led the abolitionist movement in Massachusetts.
- Artetha Franklin
Franklin was a popular American singer, actress, pianist, songwriter, and civil rights, activist. She was known as the Queen of soul music.
- Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson was known as the king of pop even till date. June 25th is his posthumous birthday. He Is regarded as one of the most prominent pop figures in the 20th century.