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Can you name the African-American Baby Boomers?

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Birthdate (mm/dd/yyyy)Baby BoomerDescription
04/16/1947This UCLA grad holds the NBA record for points scored in a career (38,387) and had a minor role in Airplane!
12/21/1948He has starred as Mace Windu, Frozone, Zeus Carver, and Neville Flynn
01/29/1954She has her own talk show based in Chicago, and she built a school in South Africa
07/25/1954Nicknamed 'Sweetness', this great Chicago Bears running back was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1993
11/14/1954She served as George W. Bush's Secretary of State, after Colin Powell
11/13/1955As a producer, she worked on Hollywood Squares; as an actress, she's been in Sister Act and Ghost
11/10/1956Born David Atkins, this Different World and Jingle All the Way star has no relation to the fictional Arab sailor
03/20/1957Malcolm X, She Hate Me, and Mircale at St. Anna were all his
10/05/1957Along with Steve Harvey, Cedric the Entertainer, and D.L. Hughley, this star of his eponymous show made up the Original Kings of Comedy
08/29/1958After an incident at the Hotel Adlon, he may have been known as The Baby Dangler
08/14/1959After retiring from the NBA, this Lakers star became a strong advocate for HIV/AIDS victims
04/03/1961He has starred in 48 Hrs, the Beverly Hills Cop series, Trading Places, the Nutty Professor, and Shrek (as Donkey)
07/01/1961He won nine Olympic golds in several track and field events
07/30/1961Morpehus. In the Matrix. Epic.
08/04/1961U.S. President #44
03/03/1962World record holder in the heptathalon, where she won several Olympic medals
10/19/1962He is the only boxer in history to win the World Heavyweight Title four times
01/21/1963He was born in Nigeria and played almost all of his NBA career with the Houston Rockets
02/20/1963After retiring, he became a color commentator for TNT and has hosted SNL several times
07/24/1964Was he on steroids for his record-breaking home run???

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