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Poll: Fictional African-American Presidents

Barack Obama turns 60 on 4th August, 2021. He was the first elected African-American President of the U.S. There have been a few instances when a black person was designated as the President in the movies/TV shows. Some of them were even before he became the President.

Which of these character portrayals as African-American Presidents do you think is the best?

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    Sammy Davis Jr., Hamtree Harrington, and Ethel Waters in Rufus Jones for President (1933)

    Rufus Jones
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    James Earl Jones in The Man (1972)

    Douglass Dilman
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    Tom Lister Jr. and Sonita Henry in The Fifth Element (1997)

    President Lindberg
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    Morgan Freeman in Deep Impact (1998)

    President Beck
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    Dennis Haysbert in 24 (2001)

    President David Palmer
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    D.B. Woodside in 24 (2001)

    President Wayne Palmer
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    Chris Rock in Head of State (2003)

    Mays Gilliam
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    Danny Glover in 2012 (2009)

    President Thomas Wilson
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    Blair Underwood in The Event (2010)

    President Elias Martinez
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    Jamie Foxx and Joey King in White House Down (2013)

    President Sawyer
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    Samuel L. Jackson in Big Game (2014)

    US President William Alan Moore
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    Alfre Woodard in State of Affairs (2014)

    President Constance Payton
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    Morgan Freeman in Angel Has Fallen (2019)

    President Trumbull
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    Mark Dacascos and Louis Gossett Jr. in Solar Attack (2006)

    President Ryan Gordon
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    Louis Gossett Jr. and Kirk Cameron in Left Behind III: World at War (2005)

    President Gerald Fitzhugh
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    Vivica A. Fox and Daniel Baldwin in Crossbreed (2019)

    President Ellen Henricksen
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    Steven Williams in SeaQuest 2032 (1993)

    President of the United States
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    Richard Pryor in The Richard Pryor Show (1977)

    U.S. President
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    Terry Crews in Idiocracy (2006)

    President Camacho

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