Nothing will motivate a man to move forward faster than knowing what's behind Him.

  1. Jefferson Franklin Long, self-educated. He became a merchant tailor in Macon, Georgia. Long was elected as a Republican to the Forty-first Congress to fill the vacancy caused when the U.S. House declared Samuel F. Gove not entitled to the seat and served from December 22, 1870, to March 3, 1871. 


 2.  Daniel A. P. Murray,  was assistant librarian of Congress, and a collector of books and pamphlets by and about black Americans. 

 3. Willie Randall Pinkston, known professionally as Randall Pinkston, is a correspondent for CBS News. Pinkston has also filled in for Meg Oliver on Up to the Minute and for Michelle Gielan on the CBS Morning News. 

 4. John Brian “Johnny” Moore, a retired professional player in the NBA. He spent his entire career playing point guard for the San Antonio Spurs, save one game for the New Jersey Nets. Over 520 games in his career, Moore averaged 9.4 points, 7.4 assists, 3.0 rebounds and 1.96 steals per game, and a field goal percentage of 46.0. He is currently 15th all time in assists per game. He has his number “00” retired by the San Antonio Spurs. He is currently coaching an AAU basketball team in Austin, TX named the Austin Ice.

 5. Herschel Junior Walker (born March 3, 1962)  A mixed martial artist and a former American football player. He played college football for the University of Georgia Bulldogs and earned the 1982 Heisman Trophy. He began his professional career with the New Jersey Generals of the United States Football League (USFL) before entering the National Football League (NFL). In the NFL he played for the Dallas Cowboys, Minnesota Vikings, Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1999.

 6. Jackie Joyner-Kersee, considered one the greatest female athletes in history, having won a total of six Olympic medals: a silver medal in the heptathlon in the 1984 Olympics and gold medals in the heptathlon in 1988 and 1992 Games. She also won a gold medal in the long jump in 1988 and a bronze at the 1992 Olympics. Jackie currently holds the world record in the heptathlon that she set in 1988 and the American Record in the long jump. 

 7. Anthony Terrell Smith, better known by his stage name Tone Lōc is an American rapper and actor. He is best known for his deep, gravelly voice and his million-selling hit singles, “Wild Thing” and “Funky Cold Medina“.   Tone Lōc is also a voice actor, having voiced characters in several cartoon series. He also voiced Fud Wrapper, the host of the animatronic show, Food Rocks, which played at Epcot from 1994 to 2004. In this latter role, he sang the song “Always Read the Wrapper”, a parody of his own song “Funky Cold Medina”. His song “Ace Is In The House” features in the films “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective” (1994) and “Ace Ventura Jr: Pet Detective” (2009).

 8. Wesley Eric Weston, Jr.,  better known by his stage name Lil’ Flip, is a Rapp Artist best known for his singles Sunshine and Rollin on 20’s from the 2 Fast 2 Furious Soundtrack.

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