1. Gordon Roger Alexander Buchanan Parks, a ground breaking American photographer, musician, poet, novelist, journalist, activist and film director. He is best remembered for his photo essays for Life magazine and as the director of the 1971 film Shaft.
2. Shirley Chisholm, politician, educator, and author, First Black Woman to be elected to U. S. Congress.
3. Robert Guillaume, stage and television actor, best known for his role as Benson Du Bois on the TV-series Soap and the spin-off Benson.
4. June Pointer, R&B Artist, of the Pointer Sisters.
5. Vincent Edward “Bo” Jackson, Major League Baseball and Football Supper star.
6. Desirée Annette Weeks, Recording artist, pop/soul singer who was popular during the 1990s, mostly remembered for her hits “Feel So High”, “You Gotta Be”, “Kissing You”, and “Life”.