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Beyonce Knowles and Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter: The superstar couple, who own a home in Scarsdale, each enjoy highly successful music careers and have won a combined total of 26 Grammy Awards. The two also have succeeded outside of music: Beyonce has been featured in high-profile films such as "Dreamgirls" and has a $50 million endorsement deal with Pepsi, and Jay-Z is a part owner of the Nets and founder of the record label Roc Nation.(Credit: Getty Images)

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Notable African-Americans from the Hudson Valley

In honor of Black History Month, here is a look a the notable African-Americans who have ties to the Hudson Valley, presented in alphabetical order.

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