Prominent Individuals from Racial/National/Ethnic Minority Groups

Today, racial, national and ethnic minority groups formally enjoy the same rights and opportunities as the dominant group - at least in Western democracies. But in the past, individuals from the minority groups were often discriminated, segregated and even harassed.

Listed below are a few individuals from racial/national/ethnic minority groups who not only rose to prominence but also demonstrate the importance and value of cultural diversity: