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11 African American Male Celebrities Who Can Now Call Cameroon “Home” (Photo Gallery)

Our last articles (Verified! These 11 Famous American Women Are From Cameroon, Their DNAs show) generated a lot passion. For those familiar with our magazine, we have been covering African Americans that have tried to trace their lineage back to Cameroon since our beginning. While our last article inspired both positive and negative reactions, the enthusiasm generated by the piece has been and continuous to be tremendous. We have decided to present the male version of the article. We would like to point out that the lists presented in these articles are not exhaustive. They do not include people such as Ndamukong Suh, whose father is straight from Cameroon. They are just lists of individuals that have researched their previously unknown ancestry and have confirmed results, which have been publicized. Here are 12 American male celebrities that have traced their origins back to our country.

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9 Comments on 11 African American Male Celebrities Who Can Now Call Cameroon “Home” (Photo Gallery)

  1. Please these research should also be conducted to the loss people on the street. I am equally sure most of them are from Cameroon too

    • Please no no no!!! We don’t want more street people in Cameroon. We just want the most famous african americans. I suspect that given their success, they may be all Bamileke

  2. We have published testimonies from regular people would have traced their ancestry back to Cameroon in one of our print issues. https://cameroontraveler.com/ctm-april-june-issue/ctm-current-issue/

    You can also read the story of William Holland here: https://cameroontraveler.com/2013/05/05/from-royalty-to-captive-and-back-to-cameroon/

  3. Very cool! Us, African Americans, are a mixture of various tribes predominately originating from west Africa. That is one of the reasons we are called “African-American” instead of a particular area… Another being that when slaves were taken there were empire and kingdoms in Africa as opposed to “countries”… Anyways… I love this article. I’ve always wanted to know where my ancestors were taken so that I am able to connect with my ancestral homeland… ❤

    Africa will forever be the motherland ❤ Peace to my brothers and sisters in the motherland and to my ancestors! ❤

  4. Scholastica Mbah // June 10, 2015 at 1:11 am // Reply

    Jeremiah 29:10-14; the Lord says “When Babilonian 70yrs r over, I will show my concern for you n keep my promise to bring u back home. I de Lord knows the plans hv for you , plans to bring you prosperity and not disaster, plans to bring you the future you hope for. Then you will call me. You will come and pray to me, anď i will answer you. You will seek me and you will fine me because you will seek me with all your heart. Yes , I say, you will fine me and i will restore you to your land. I will gather you from every country and from every place that i have scattered you, i will bring you to the land from which i have sent you into exile”. Seek God , call on Him n he will restore you back to ur land. Don’t be discouraged, God has heard ur cry nwill eventually mk a way for you. Just trust Him for de best.

  5. Honestly we love all our black familly abroad but for those tribes who practiced slavery are a shame to today cameroonian.

  6. being also Bamileke I’m gonna assume that the moron up there that want to allow only rich African American in their ancestry home, is not one of our.
    that comment is so shocking

    Denise boutte, Marjean Holden, Chris Rock, Blair Underwood, Vanessa A Williams, CNN Walker Jones, Jackie Joyner-Kersey, Don Cheadle (Olympic athlete) , (Actor& tv) Meka Nichols, Susan Kidd (gospel singer) Eddy Murphy, Antony Anderson, Wesley Snipes, Quincy Jones, Whoopi Goldberg, Spike Lee, Lisa Aubrey, Cecilia Paris, Chelsea White, Jacque Reid, Condoleezza Rice, (senator) Vincent Hughes, (movies) Sheryl Lee Ralph, Taraji P Hansen, CC H Ponder, Nate Parker, Iris Wilson, (pastor) Duane Deaden-Mills, Carmen N’nandi, Regina Jackson, (rapper) Lee Payne, (raper) B Shell, Leroy Hamilton (Washington DC mayor) Lafayette Barnes, (senator) Kany David, Nicka Smith. this was the Camericans’s 2010 list

    2013
    Wanda Sykes (the most famous female US comedian) Mea Jemison (first black female astronaut) Barbara Lee James (counselor law), Stanley Vitz, Melvin Robinson (DG computer), Donnie Simpson, Antwone Fisher, Roheen De Vaughan, Roberta Black, Jasmyne Cannick, Measha Brueggergosman (tv host) Angela R.Llyod, Barbara Wilson, Tursha Hamilton, Kim Allums, Arie Kouandjo (football), Carey Booker (mayor),Flying Lotus (music), Joseph Lewery (pastor) Peter J.Gomez (preacher) Rashida Jones (actress, book author), Alfie Woodard (actress), Anita Woodley, Willaim Holland (genealogist) Noelle Quinn (basketball). Fahamu Pecou (hip hop), Karen Bass (US house), Ysaye Bamswell (actress)

    you’re all welcome back home.

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