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14 Black Celebrities You May Not Have Known Were of Trinidadian Descent

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Winston Duke: The breakout star of “Black Panther” was born in Trinidad and Tobago. He moved to New York at nine years old. Duke said he was brought to tears recently after viewing a video of school children in Tobago. The students of Tobago East and Roxborough Anglican School lined up with their arms crossed over their chest and sent the actor some love: “M’Baku we love you.” 🙂

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Romany Malco: The “Almost Christmas” actor’s parents are from Trinidad and Tobago. He was born in Brooklyn, New York.


Nia Long: The “Best Man” actress has some Trinidadian roots. Her father was born in Trinidad while her mother was born in Grenada but was raised in Port of Spain, Trinidad. Long was born in Brooklyn, New York.

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