7 Successful Black Celebrities Who Overcame Learning Disabilities

ADHD is a common learning disability that affects responsiveness at school and at home for children and adults. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, “attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common childhood disorders and can continue through adolescence and adulthood. Symptoms include difficulty staying focused and paying attention, difficulty controlling behavior, and hyperactivity (over-activity).” Many of our favorite celebrities have ADHD, and they have went on to live full lives. Here are just a few of them.

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Singer, actress and fashion icon Solange Knowles has ADHD. She says that she has always been full of energy and claims that sometimes her sporadic speech led people to believe she was on drugs.


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Actor and rapper Will Smith wasn’t diagnosed with ADHD as a child. However, he was diagnosed as an adult.