List of Puerto Ricans of African descent

This is a list of notable Afro Puerto Ricans.

Rosie Perez, actress and choreographer

  • Ismael Rivera, Singer
  • Carmelo Anthony, Professional Basketball Player- Denver Nuggets
  • ((Catalino Gonzalez Iglesias)), AKA Lino Iglesias - Composer, Radio Producer & Manager (Sirius Satellite Radio (1999 to 2004) & Music Choice (1990 To 1999) Latin Music Division), Voice Talent, Professional Basketball/Volleyball Player & Coach, Singer, Owner/Producer/Leader/vocalist of the Salsa group Rikoson All Stars. Born in N.Y. and raised in Arroyo, Puerto Rico.
  • Gabriel Santos, former Mayor of Loiza
  • Mayra Santos-Febres, author, poet, critic, professor at UPR RP
  • Arturo Alfonso Schomburg, educator and black historian
  • Pedro Telemaco, first Black male leading man to star in a Puerto Rican telenovela
  • Piri Thomas, writer, author of Down These Mean Streets
  • Félix Trinidad, world boxing champion
  • Otilio Warrington, better known as Bizcocho, popular television comedian.
  • Bernie Williams, NY Yankees center fielder
  • Eddie Dee, reggaeton artist
  • Alani Vasquez, MTV V.J.
  • Ismael Pellot, jobless

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