Black female celebrities turning 50 in 2014


Michelle Obama: January 17
Michelle Obama: January 17


There is an old saying that states, “Black don’t crack,” and looking at the host of Black female celebrities turning 50, the staff at Rolling Out agrees. In addition to our most beautiful first lady, who turned 50 on January 17, joining her this year will be other proof of the timeless beauty of Black women. Here’s a gallery of loveliness turning 50 who will surprise you:

  • Michelle Obama-January 17
  • Wanda Sykes-March 7
  • Lisa Gay Hamilton-March 25
  • Tracy Chapman-March 30
  • Lela Rochon-April 7
  • Shari Headly-July 15
  • Wendy Williams-July 18
  • Vivica A. Fox-July 30
  • Holly Robinson Pete-September 18
  • Robin Givens- November 27
  • Kimberly Russell- December 29




Mo Barnes
Mo Barnes

Maurice "Mo" Barnes is a graduate of Morehouse College and Political Scientist based in Atlanta. Mo is also a Blues musician. He has been writing for Rolling Out since 2014. Whether it means walking through a bloody police shooting to help a family find justice or showing the multifaceted talent of the Black Diaspora I write the news.

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