Shepard Fairey is a contemporary street artist and graphic designer. He is known for his Barack Obama "Hope" poster and "Andre the Giant has a Posse."
Cool John Ferguson is a blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter known for playing his guitar "upside down."
Mamie Garvin Fields was a teacher, civil rights and religious activist, and memoirist.
Eugene Figg was a structural engineer who designed the Sunshine Skyway Bridge over Tampa Bay.
Ernest Adolphus Finney, Jr. was the first African-American Supreme Court Justice appointed to the South Carolina Supreme Court since the Reconstruction Era.
Elizabeth Martha Thomas "Mattie" Fitzgerald was an educator and politician. She was the first woman elected in South Carolina in the House of Representatives in a General election.
Sarah Mae Flemming sued bus owners in Columbia, SC for an incident that occurred 17 months before Rosa Parks took her stand in Montgomery, Alabama.
Tyler Florence is a celebrity Chef and television host of several Food Network shows.
Carlisle Floyd was an opera composer and librettist from Latta, SC. He is considered the "Father of American Opera."
Starkey Flythe, Jr. was an award-winning writer whose short stories were widely anthologized in Best American Short Stories.
Nick Aaron Ford was a pioneer of Black literary criticism and a crucial voice in the establishment of Black studies as an academic discipline.
Best-selling author Dorothea Benton Frank was born and raised on Sullivan’s Island and has written several novels set in the Lowcountry.
Born in Moncks Corner, South Carolina, Rosa Franklin is the first African American woman elected to the Washington State Senate, serving the 29th Legislative District in the Tacoma area.
Charles Fraser was a Charleston painter who created miniature portraits for people to carry with them.
Joe Frazier was a professional boxer from Beaufort, SC who defeated such greats as Muhammad Ali.
Arthur Freed was a lyricist and film producer. He produced and was co-lyricist for the iconic film "Singin' in the Rain."
Pearl Fryar is a topiary artist in Bishopville, SC. His garden has over 1,000 ornate art pieces.
Richard Furman was a pastor who influenced the development of the Baptist denomination in the South.