1. Ryan Destiny

Ryan Destiny stars in Star on Fox.

2. Amber Stevens West

Amber stars in ‘The Carmichael Show’ but is also known from ’22 Jumpstreet’ and ‘Greek’.

3. Aja Naomi King

Aja currently stars in ABC’s hit ‘How To Get Away With Murder’.

4. Alexandra Shipp

She’s widely known for her portrayal as Aaliyah in the singer’s biopic, but she also starred in the sequel to ‘Drumline’, ‘Straight Outta Compton’. She’s gearing up to play Storm in the X Men remake.

5. Tessa Thompson

She’s most known for her role in ‘Creed’ but she’s also been in ‘Selma’, ‘Dear White People’ and ‘For Colored Girls’.

6. Teyonah Paris

She’s the star of Spike Lee’s ‘Chiraq’ and ‘Survivor’s Remorse’. She’s also been seen in ‘Dear White People’.

7. Logan Browning

Logan currently stars in VH1’s ‘Hit The Floor’ but you’ve seen her in Tyler Perry’s ‘Meet The Browns’ and ‘Bratz: The Movie’.

8. Tika Sumpter

You may know her from ‘The Haves And The Have Nots’ as well as ‘Ride Along’ and ‘South Side With You’.

9. Brely Evans

You’ve seen her recently as Mary Jane’s sidekick in ‘Being Mary Jane’, but she’s also starred in ‘Just Wright’ and ‘Sparkle’.

10. Raven Goodwin

You’ve seen her as the sassy mouth niece of Mary Jane Paul on ‘Being Mary Jane’.

11. Bresha Webb

She’s most known as the hilarious and spunky character on TV One’s ‘Love That Girl’, but now she stars in NBC’s ‘Truth Be Told’.

12. Gugu Mbatha-Raw

You’ve seen her in ‘Beyond The Lights’ and ‘Belle’.

13. Lauren London

You know Lauren from ‘The Perfect Match’ and ‘Madea’s Big Happy Family’

14. Jurnee Smollett

Jurnee began her career as a child actress. In 2016, Smollett began playing a leading role as Rosalee, the house slave, in the WGN America period drama Underground. Smollett has won three NAACP Image Awards.

15. Paige Hurd

Hurd is best known for her recurring role as Tasha Clarkson on the American sitcom Everybody Hates Chris.