1. Bessie Coleman, “Queen Bess,” first licensed Black pilot in the United States
2. Huey “Piano” Smith, Rock and Roller (Pianist) “ Sea Cruise”
Sherian Grace Cadoria, Brigadier General U.S. Armed Forces, first black female general in the United States Army and the highest ranking female at the time of her retirement in 1990 with the rank of Brigadier General
Angela Davis, Political Activist-Professor
Anita Baker, Grammy award winning Songstress. The granddaughter of a minister, she had a religious upbringing which included church music and gospel singing “ You Bring Me Joy”
Jazzie B., Rhythm And Blues Artist ( Soul II Soul) “ Back To Life”
Kirk Franklin, Gospel music singer and author, and is most notably known as the leader of urban contemporary gospel choirs such as The Family, God’s Property and One Nation Crew
Dorian Gregory, Actor, Charmed, Host Soul Train.