From its legacy of voter suppression to the calculated dash for the Black vote, America’s political landscape has a long and complicated relationship with the historically disenfranchised. Through it all, Black people allied with the Republican Party have stood to remind that their experiences cannot be confined to a monolith and that Black voters should not be forced into a box. While this ideology is not new, the face of Black conservatism was recently made most prominent in tandem with the rise of Donald Trump thanks to boisterous support from rapper Kanye West and Candace Owens, a provocative conservative pundit. Nevertheless, the presence of the Black conservative perspective has been well-documented.

Here are five of the most prominent Black Republicans.