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PoliticalMakers

The Honorable Monica Stewart

State Representative, State Government Official

PoliticalMakers

The Honorable Todd Stroger

City Alderman, State Representative

PoliticalMakers

The Honorable Arthur Turner

State Representative

PoliticalMakers

The Honorable Jerry Washington

State Representative

PoliticalMakers

The Honorable Jesse White

State Government Appointee

PoliticalMakers

The Honorable Paul Williams

State Representative

PoliticalMakers

The Honorable Clarence Williamson

State Representative

LawMakers

The Honorable Anthony Young

County Circuit Court Judge, State Representative

CivicMakers

Frances T. Matlock

Elementary School Teacher, Community Activist

EducationMakers

Janet Purnell

Academic Administrator, Elementary School Principal, Elementary School Teacher

BusinessMakers

Cordell Reed

Energy Executive

EducationMakers

The Honorable Kenneth Smith, Sr.

University President

ArtMakers

Val Gray Ward

Artistic Director, Stage Actress, Stage Director, Stage Producer

EntertainmentMakers

Harry Belafonte

Civil Rights Activist, Actor, Singer, Entertainer

MusicMakers

Dionne Warwick

Singer

MediaMakers

Pervis Spann

Broadcast Chief Executive, Radio Personality

MedicalMakers

Dr. Gloria Jackson Bacon

Medical Director, Physician

BusinessMakers

Barbara Bowles

Investment Manager

EducationMakers

Barbara Bowman

Education Chief Executive

MusicMakers

Charles Burrell

Classical Bassist

CivicMakers

Arthur Burton, Sr.

Pullman Porter

PoliticalMakers, MusicMakers

The Honorable Jerry Butler

Music Composer, County Commissioner, Music Producer, Singer

EducationMakers

Manford Byrd, Jr.

Elementary School Principal, School Superintendent, High School Principal

MediaMakers

Earl Calloway

Newspaper Columnist, Newspaper Fine Arts Editor

EducationMakers

Jacob H. Carruthers, Jr.

African American Studies Professor

BusinessMakers

Emma Chappell

Banker

MediaMakers

Augustus Colson

Publishing Chief Executive

MedicalMakers, MilitaryMakers

Augustine Davis

Pharmacist, Sailor

StyleMakers

Carrie L. Davis

Fashion Entrepreneur

BusinessMakers

Milton Davis

Bank Chairman

ArtMakers, MilitaryMakers

Ed Dwight

Sculptor, Test Pilot

ArtMakers

Ausbra Ford

Sculptor, Art Professor

LawMakers, PoliticalMakers, SportsMakers

Truman K. Gibson, Jr.

Lawyer, Presidential Advisor, Boxing Promoter

MedicalMakers

Betty Gross

Nursing Education Administrator, Nurse

ScienceMakers

Charles A. Harrison

Industrial Designer

ArtMakers

Ronne Hartfield

Curator, Arts Administrator

CivicMakers

Patricia Hill

Community Activist, Police Officer

MediaMakers

Donald J. Jackson

Media Company Entrepreneur

ArtMakers

Okoro Harold Johnson

Playwright, Stage Actor, Theater Director

StyleMakers

Charlene Jordan

Beauty Shop Owner, Hairdresser

EducationMakers

William King

Ethnic Studies Professor

CivicMakers

Carlotta Walls LaNier

Civil Rights Leader

StyleMakers

Precious Lashley

Fashion Designer

LawMakers

The Honorable George N. Leighton

Federal District Court Judge

EducationMakers

Ruth Love

Education Advisor, School Superintendent

CivicMakers

Frank Lumpkin

Labor Leader, Steelworker

MedicalMakers

Dr. Doris Young-McCulley

Attending Physician, Medical Professor, Medical Director

PoliticalMakers, CivicMakers

Iola McGowan

City Government Appointee, Political Party Executive

SportsMakers

Minnie Minoso

Baseball Player

LawMakers

James D. Montgomery

Civil Rights Lawyer

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