Somebody forgot to tell Jet magazine that Santa is white! Long before FOX News declared it a “historical fact” that Santa Claus was a Caucasian man, Jet was running an annual black Santa cover, featuring noted music and comedy celebrities. Here are 10 of our favorites, with cover appearances by Marvin Gaye, James Brown, Sherman Hemsley, Esther Rolle, Bill Cosby Richard Pryor, and more.

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Marvin Gaye, James Brown, Esther Rolle, Bill Cosby, Redd Foxx, Sherman Hemsley, Richard Pryor, Emmanuel Lewis, Black Santa, Soul Santa


Celebrity Biopics to look forward to:

1. Jesse L. Martin in the Marvin Gaye biopic tentatively titled Sexual Healing

2. Toni Braxton will play legendary vocalist Darlene Love in a forthcoming biopic. My Name is Love: The Darlene Love Story is set to premiere in December on OWN.

3. Don Cheadle will begin shooting the Miles Davis biopic, Miles Ahead, in Cincinnati this summer. A release date is not yet known.

4. The upcoming MLK biopic, Selma, directed by Ava DuVernay, will feature actress Carmen Ejogo as Coretta Scott King and David Oyelowo as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

5. Andre 3000 plays Jimi Hendrix in the biopic All Is By My Side (out September 26th)

6. Chadwick Boseman is set to portray James Brown in the biopic Get On Up, which opens in theaters August 1.

7. Queen Latifah will star in and produce the HBO biopic Bessie about the legendary blues singer Bessie Smith.