Sammy Drake
Samuel Harrison Drake (October 7, 1934 – January 27, 2010) was a Major League Baseball second and third baseman. He played two seasons with the Chicago Cubs from 1960 to 1961 and one season with the e...
Joycelyn Elders
Minnie Joycelyn Elders (born Minnie Lee Jones; August 13, 1933) is an American pediatrician and public health administrator. She was a vice admiral in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps and ...
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Calvin King
Calvin R. King (born 1953) is an American farm developer, and the President of the Arkansas Land and Farm Development Corp.He graduated from Philander Smith College in 1975.The agency collaborated wi...
Lottie Shackelford
Lottie H. Shackelford is an African-American politician. In 1987, she became the first woman elected Mayor of Little Rock, Arkansas. Six years later, President Bill Clinton appointed her to the Board...
Robert Williams (psychologist)
Robert Lee Williams II is a Professor Emeritus of Psychology and African and Afro-American Studies at the Washington University in St. Louis and a prominent figure in the history of African-American P...
Elijah Pitts
Elijah Eugene Pitts (February 3, 1938 – July 10, 1998) was an American football halfback in the National Football League for the Green Bay Packers, the Los Angeles Rams, and the New Orleans Saints. He...
James Hal Cone
James Hal Cone (born August 5, 1938) is an American theologian, best known for his advocacy of Black liberation theology. His 1969 book Black Theology and Black Power provided a new way to articulate ...
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Hubert Ausbie
Hubert Eugene "Geese" Ausbie (born 25 April 1938) is a retired professional basketball player. He was born in Crescent, Oklahoma.Ausbie played basketball at Philander Smith College in Little Rock, Ark...
Ozell Sutton
Ozell Sutton (born December 13, 1925) in Gould, Arkansas is among the first blacks to serve in the U.S. Marine Corps.Sutton received his undergraduate degree in 1950 from Philander Smith College. In ...
Solly Drake
Solomon Louis Drake (born October 23, 1930) was an outfielder in Major League Baseball. He played in 141 games for the Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Dodgers and Philadelphia Phillies during the 1956 &...
Al Bell
Al Bell (born Alvertis Isbell, March 15, 1940 in Brinkley, Arkansas, United States) is an American record producer, songwriter, and record executive. Bell is best known an executive and co-owner of Me...