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Salute to The HistoryMakers (Atlanta 2016)


On Tuesday, October 4, 2016, The HistoryMakers hosted the Salute To Atlanta HistoryMakers, a special program and reception in honor of our Atlanta HistoryMakers at The Carter Center. Co-sponsored by AARP, Emory University Librarian Yolanda Cooper, and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum’s Director Meredith Evans, the Salute To Atlanta HistoryMakers showcased the achievements of the 199 HistoryMakers who have shared their stories with us.


  • Julieanna Richardson
  • Randall K. Burkett
  • Yolanda Cooper
  • Dionti Davis
  • Dr. Meredith Evans
  • Judy Forte
  • Denise Deburst Gines
  • Pellom Mcdaniels III
  • Loretta Parham
  • Victor E. Simmons, Jr.
  • Debra Tyler-Horton
  • Kevin Young
  • Sonjia Young

Executive Producer

  • Julieanna Richardson



  • Julieanna Richardson



  • Barry Burman



  • Kenneth Davenport

Event Location

  • The Carter Center
  • Lisa Wiley
  • Molly Ison
  • Patricia Simon



Event Management

  • Eventions, Inc.
  • Sonjia Young
  • Cynthia Childs
  • Lynn Alston
  • Tonya Williams
  • Tyneshia Anderson
  • Mary Robinson


  • Proof of the Pudding
  • Jane Quillen



  • Lighting & Production Equipment, Inc.
  • W. Bruce Harlan
  • Adam Persaud


  • Carithers Flowers


  • Clyde Printing Co.


Graphic Design

  • Shawn Newton

Special Thanks

  • Rev. Dr. Dwight Andrews
  • Jo Banks
  • Yolanda Cooper
  • Denise DeBurst Gines
  • Edna Kane-Williams
  • Debra Tyler-Horton
  • Sonjia Young


  • Cheryl Battles
  • Sherrie Davis
  • Shante DeBurst
  • Beverly Gibson
  • Patricia Grant
  • Kathy McClure
  • Carolyn Parks
  • Minnette Rodwell
  • Jahred Swift
  • Tracy Walton


Volunteer Coordinator

  • Denise DeBurst Gines

Date and Time

Tuesday, October 4, 2016


The Carter Center
453 Freedom Parkway Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30307
United States