Don Cornelius: Created Soul Train franchise.
Phil Jackson: Made the Triangle Offense popular.
Ava DuVernay: Created the African American Film Festival Releasing Movement.
Harriet Tubman: Through her work in the army and on the Underground Railroad (went back approximately 19 times) helped free over a thousand enslaved people.
Phillip Agnew: Executive Director of Dream Defenders.
Mara Brock Akil: Television producer and writer.
Bruce Lee: Founder of martial art Jeet Kune Do.
Pharrell Williams: ...his hands are in everything.
Kanya West: Artist.
Solange Knowles: Artist.