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* Wrestling/DaSoulTouchaz, best known for their appearances in Wrestling/{{CHIKARA}}, are a whole '''PowerStable''' of these, five brothas ("The Urban Sensation" C-Red, "Hot Chocolate" Acid Jaz, "M-80" Marshe Rockett, "The Urban-American Dream" Willie "Da Bomb" Richardson and "The Ghetto Gladiator" Trauma) and a sista ("The Urban Jewel" Dymond).


According to this trope, Black men are somehow inherently cooler than their non Black neighbors. Part of this is the fact that most American music developed in the 20th Century has roots in the African-American community: {{Jazz}}, {{Blues}}, {{Soul}}, HipHop, {{Funk}}, and yes, even RockAndRoll. Although the aesthetic of cool itself has had a long history worldwide, the term "cool" itself was also first used by Black people .

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According to this trope, Black men are somehow inherently cooler than their non Black neighbors. Part of this is the fact that most American music developed in the 20th Century has roots in the African-American community: {{Jazz}}, {{Blues}}, {{Soul}}, HipHop, {{Funk}}, and yes, even RockAndRoll. Although the aesthetic of cool itself has had a long history worldwide, the term "cool" itself was also first used by Black people .
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* Special mention in Film/TheWarriors goes to the [[TheDreaded Riffs]], an ''[[PlanetOfHats entire gang]]'' of Soul Brothas.

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* Special mention in Film/TheWarriors goes to the [[TheDreaded Riffs]], an ''[[PlanetOfHats ''[[GangOfHats entire gang]]'' of Soul Brothas.

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* Special mention in Film/TheWarriors goes to the [[TheDreaded Riffs]], an ''[[PlanetOfHats entire gang]]'' of Soul Brothas.


* As Miss Texas in 1993, Wrestling/{{Jacqueline}} was the first woman to be ranked in ''Pro Wrestling Illustrated'''s "PWI 500" rankings. She was the inaugural [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/tn/uswa/uswa-wm.html USWA Women's Champion]] and held the title '''14''' times. She is also the first African-American [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wwe/wwf-wm.html WWE Women's Champion]], the first African-American wrestler of either gender to win the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wwe/wwe-c.html WCW/WWE World Cruiserweight Title]][[note]]Back in Wrestling/{{WCW}} in 2000, Wrestling/LanceStorm awarded the title to "Primetime" Elix Skipper, having renamed it the 100 Kg and Under Title, as part of the formation of Team Canada.[[/note]] and the first African-American woman to be inducted to the Wrestling/WWEHallOfFame. She has a [[IKnowKarate black belt in [=Taekwondo=]], and, early in her career, once finished a match after ''separating her shoulder''.

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* As Miss Texas in 1993, Wrestling/{{Jacqueline}} was the first woman to be ranked in the ''Pro Wrestling Illustrated'''s Illustrated'' "PWI 500" rankings. She was the inaugural [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/tn/uswa/uswa-wm.html USWA Women's Champion]] and held the title '''14''' times. She is Under her own name, she was also the first African-American [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wwe/wwf-wm.html WWE Women's Champion]], the first African-American wrestler of either gender to win the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wwe/wwe-c.html WCW/WWE World Cruiserweight Title]][[note]]Back in Wrestling/{{WCW}} in 2000, Wrestling/LanceStorm awarded the title to "Primetime" Elix Skipper, having renamed it the 100 Kg and Under Title, as part of the formation of Team Canada.[[/note]] and the first African-American woman to be inducted to the Wrestling/WWEHallOfFame. She has a [[IKnowKarate black belt in [=Taekwondo=]], [=Taekwondo=]]], and, early in her career, once finished a match after ''separating her shoulder''.


* The protagonist in the movie ''Film/{{SupaFly}}'' named Young Blood priest who is a drug dealer.

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* The protagonist in the movie ''Film/{{SupaFly}}'' ''Film/{{SuperFly}}'' named Young Blood priest Youngblood Priest who is a drug dealer.


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* Creator/PamGrier, which is what you would expect when Hollywood's first ActionGirl is an African-American woman.


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* Wrestling/RonSimmons one-upped JYD when he defeated [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wcw/wcw-h.html WCW World Heavyweight Champion]] [[Wrestling/{{Vader}} Big Van Vader]] to become the first African-American World Heavyweight Champion.
* As Miss Texas in 1993, Wrestling/{{Jacqueline}} was the first woman to be ranked in ''Pro Wrestling Illustrated'''s "PWI 500" rankings. She was the inaugural [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/tn/uswa/uswa-wm.html USWA Women's Champion]] and held the title '''14''' times. She is also the first African-American [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wwe/wwf-wm.html WWE Women's Champion]], the first African-American wrestler of either gender to win the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wwe/wwe-c.html WCW/WWE World Cruiserweight Title]][[note]]Back in Wrestling/{{WCW}} in 2000, Wrestling/LanceStorm awarded the title to "Primetime" Elix Skipper, having renamed it the 100 Kg and Under Title, as part of the formation of Team Canada.[[/note]] and the first African-American woman to be inducted to the Wrestling/WWEHallOfFame. She has a [[IKnowKarate black belt in [=Taekwondo=]], and, early in her career, once finished a match after ''separating her shoulder''.


* Django another Soul brotha played by Creator/JamieFoxx in ''Film/{{DjangoUnchained}}'' is unusual example of one since he is a slave.
* Wesely Snipes does it again as the title character of the film series ''Film/{{Blade}}''.

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* Django Django, another Soul brotha played by Creator/JamieFoxx Creator/JamieFoxx, in ''Film/{{DjangoUnchained}}'' ''Film/DjangoUnchained'' is an unusual example of one since he is he's a slave.
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* Wesely Wesley Snipes does it again as the title character of the film series ''Film/{{Blade}}''.


* ''Anime/AfroSamurai'' has Creator/SamuelLJackson voices [[ActingForTwo two of them]]: [[CharacterTitle Afro]], a samurai who's calm, stern, and [[OneManArmy an unstoppable killing machine]]; the other is Ninja Ninja, Afro's companion and the guy who doesn't do much more run his mouth to [[GreekChorus deliver exposition]]. Guess which one falls under the trope.

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* ''Anime/AfroSamurai'' has Creator/SamuelLJackson voices voicing [[ActingForTwo two of them]]: [[CharacterTitle Afro]], a samurai who's calm, stern, and [[OneManArmy an unstoppable killing machine]]; the other is Ninja Ninja, Afro's companion and the guy who doesn't do much more run his mouth to [[GreekChorus deliver exposition]]. Guess which one falls under the trope.


*** Tyler Mills in ''Farenheit''.

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*** %%* Tyler Mills in ''Farenheit''.


* Gunn in ''Series/{{Angel}}''.
* Detective Rico Tubbs of the ''Series/MiamiVice'' Squad.
* Lead in ''Series/SapphireAndSteel''.
* Linc Hayes in ''Series/TheModSquad''.
* Lampshaded and subverted with Turk in ''Series/{{Scrubs}}''.
* Creator/MrT in ''Series/TheATeam''. Because, well, DUH.

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* %%* Gunn in ''Series/{{Angel}}''.
* %%* Detective Rico Tubbs of the ''Series/MiamiVice'' Squad.
* %%* Lead in ''Series/SapphireAndSteel''.
* %%* Linc Hayes in ''Series/TheModSquad''.
* %%* Lampshaded and subverted with Turk in ''Series/{{Scrubs}}''.
* %%* Creator/MrT in ''Series/TheATeam''. Because, well, DUH.



* Tyler Mills in ''Farenheit''.

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* *** Tyler Mills in ''Farenheit''.



* Slick Possum from ''WesternAnimation/BlinkyBill''.

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* %%* Slick Possum from ''WesternAnimation/BlinkyBill''.



* Jerome the bartender in ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy''.
* Gerald in ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold''.

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* %%* Jerome the bartender in ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy''.
* %%* Gerald in ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold''.



* Music/LLCoolJ: His name need I say more.
* Music/TheNotoriousBIG
* Music/BobMarley

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* %%* Music/LLCoolJ: His name need I say more.
* %%* Music/TheNotoriousBIG
* %%* Music/BobMarley


* Morkupine Porcupine in ''WesternAnimation/ChickenLittle''.

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* Morkupine Porcupine in ''WesternAnimation/ChickenLittle''.''Disney/ChickenLittle''.



* Tyler Mills in ''VideoGame/{{Farenheit}}''.

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* Tyler Mills in ''VideoGame/{{Farenheit}}''.''Farenheit''.



* Music/IsaacHayes: He was the creator of the theme song for ''Film/{{Shaft}}'' and performed it also, he even voiced a soul brotha character on ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark''.

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* Music/IsaacHayes: Isaac Hayes: He was the creator of the theme song for ''Film/{{Shaft}}'' and performed it also, he even voiced a soul brotha character on ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark''.


-->[[MostWonderfulSound KABOOM, BABY!]]

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-->[[MostWonderfulSound -->[[SugarWiki/MostWonderfulSound KABOOM, BABY!]]


Most of the time this character is not the protagonist. He is usually the TheLancer and if not, you can expect him to be in [[SaltandPepper part of a duo with a white guy who is not as nearly as cool as him.]] Sometimes this character is just a BlackBestFriend to the protagonist, or a cool guy version of UncleTomfoolery. If he is the protagonist it's usually in a film or series which the cast is mostly black. These characters were most popular in TheSeventies, during the height of Blaxploitation. This character would also usually be a African American or occasionally a Jamaican-
it's rare this character will be an Black ethnicity other than those two.

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Most of the time this character is not the protagonist. He is usually the TheLancer and if not, you can expect him to be in [[SaltandPepper part of a duo with a white guy who is not as nearly as cool as him.]] Sometimes this character is just a BlackBestFriend to the protagonist, or a cool guy version of UncleTomfoolery. If he is the protagonist it's usually in a film or series which the cast is mostly black. These characters were most popular in TheSeventies, during the height of Blaxploitation. {{Blaxploitation}}. This character would also usually be a African American American, or occasionally a Jamaican-
it's rare this character will be an Black ethnicity other than those two.
Jamaican.


Most of the time this character is not the protagonist he is usually the [[TheLancer the second guy]] in charge and if it's not the secondary character you can expect him to be in [[SaltandPepper a duo with a white guy who is not as nearly as cool as him in a Buddy Cop film]] sometimes this character is just a BlackBestfriend to the protagonist. If he is a protagonist its usually in a film or series which the cast is mostly black. In the 70's these character were more popular than they are now they usually were the protagonist of the Blaxploitation films where they usually would be a Cop or a Pimp or a drug dealer. Sometimes this character can be a rare cool comic relief and if fans find him to be very funny [[UncleTomFoolery the creators can turn this character into a Uncle TomFoolery character unfortunately.]] This character would also usually be a African American or occasionally a Jamaican it's rare this character will be an Black ethnicity other than those two .

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Most of the time this character is not the protagonist he protagonist. He is usually the [[TheLancer the second guy]] in charge TheLancer and if it's not the secondary character not, you can expect him to be in [[SaltandPepper part of a duo with a white guy who is not as nearly as cool as him in a Buddy Cop film]] sometimes him.]] Sometimes this character is just a BlackBestfriend BlackBestFriend to the protagonist. protagonist, or a cool guy version of UncleTomfoolery. If he is a the protagonist its it's usually in a film or series which the cast is mostly black. In the 70's these character These characters were more most popular than they are now they usually were in TheSeventies, during the protagonist height of the Blaxploitation films where they usually would be a Cop or a Pimp or a drug dealer. Sometimes this character can be a rare cool comic relief and if fans find him to be very funny [[UncleTomFoolery the creators can turn this character into a Uncle TomFoolery character unfortunately.]] Blaxploitation. This character would also usually be a African American or occasionally a Jamaican Jamaican-
it's rare this character will be an Black ethnicity other than those two .
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* Lúcio in ''VideoGame/{{Overwatch}}'' is a Brazilian NiceGuy who happens to be a world-touring DJ and still find the time to support his local community, have a ''VideoGame/JetSetRadio'' inspiration, and strives to make the world a better place.

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