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Taye Diggs caused a social media firestorm when he revealed he didn’t want his biracial son to identify solely as Black. But in reality, there are a host of mixed celebrities who are absolutely comfortable with their identity, and proudly celebrate their melting pot backgrounds.

As America continues to brown, here’s a gallery of celebrities who are proud to represent their Blackness fully.

1. Bob Marley

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2. Lenny Kravitz

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3. Barack Obama


4. Tracee Ellis Ross

2015 BET Awards - Show Source:Getty

5. Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys and mom Terria Joseph at Alicia Keys 'As I Am' Tour Wrap Source:Getty

6. Drake

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7. Klay Thompson

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8. Matt Barnes

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9. Blake Griffin

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10. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

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11. Logic

Firefly Music Festival 2015 - Day 2 Source:Getty

12. James Blake

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13. Nicole Ari Parker

2015 BET Awards - Red Carpet Source:Getty

14. Boris Kodjoe

Hennessy Hosts Pre-GRAMMY Awards Dinner For LL COOL J - Arrivals Source:Getty

15. Jesse Williams

The Weinstein Company And Netflix Golden Globes After Party - Arrivals Source:Getty

16. Meagan Good

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17. Paula Patton

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18. Wentworth Miller

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19. Mariah Carey

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20. Sade Adu

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21. Gugu Mbatha-Raw

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22. Lisa Bonet

Zoe Kravitz and mother Lisa Bonet at 2015 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Source:Getty

23. Halle Berry

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24. Misty Copeland

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25. Jurnee Smollett and Jussie Smollett-Bell

Black AIDS Institute 2015 Heroes In The Struggle Gala Reception And Awards Ceremony Source:Getty

26. Rashida Jones

2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards - Arrivals Source:Getty

27. Soledad O’ Brien

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28. Victor Cruz

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29. Prince

The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards - Show Source:Getty

30. Maya Rudolph

15th Annual Costume Designers Guild Awards Source:Getty