1. William Monroe Trotter, Founded the National Equal Rights League, Co-Founder of the Guardian Newspaper in Boston.
2. Billie Holiday (Eleanora Fagan), jazz singer and songwriter, (Ain’t Nobody’s Business), Nicknamed Lady Day by her friend and musical partner Lester Young, Holiday was a seminal influence on jazz and pop singing. Her vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists, pioneered a new way of manipulating phrasing and tempo. Above all, she was admired all over the world for her deeply personal and intimate approach to singing.
3. Freddie Hubbard, jazz trumpeter. He was known primarily for playing in the bebop, hard bop and post bop styles from the early 1960s and on. His unmistakable and influential tone contributed to new perspectives for modern jazz and bebop.
4. Tony Dorsett, former American football running back in theNational Football League for the Dallas Cowboys and Denver Broncos.
5. Bill Bellamy, Actor and stand-up comedian. He currently resides in California. Bellamy first gained national notoriety on HBO’s Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam, where he is credited for term “booty call”.
Bellamy attended Seton Hall Preparatory School in West Orange, New Jersey before moving on to major in economics at Rutgers University.
6. Adrián Beltré, Major League Baseball third baseman for the Texas Rangers. He has played for the Los Angeles Dodgers (1998–2004), the Seattle Mariners (2005–2009), and the Boston Red Sox (2010). He bats and throws right-handed.