1. Oscar De Priest, Lawmaker and civil rights advocate who served as a U.S. Representative from Illinois from 1929 to 1935.
2. Ornette Coleman, Jazz Saxophonist
3. Lloyd Price R&B Artist, His first recording, “Lawdy Miss Clawdy” was a huge hit on Specialty Records in 1952, and although he continued to turn out records, none were as popular until several years later, when he refined the New Orleans beat and achieved a series of national hits. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998.
4. Laura Lee, soul and gospel singer and songwriter, most successful and influential in the 1960s and 1970s particularly for her records which discussed and celebrated women’s experience.
5. Jeffrey Osborne, funk and R&B musician, songwriter, and former lead singer of the band, L.T.D.
6. Darrell Walker, retired American professional basketball player and coach.
7. Emmanuel Lewis, Actor, He is best known for having played the eponymous title character in the 1980s’ television sitcom Webster.
8. Lil’ Bow Wow (Shad Gregory Moss), Rap Artist.