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List of Honorees beginning with the letter "A"

 
  • Annie M. Abrams

    Annie M. Abrams was born September 25, 1931 in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. Because of limited educational opportunities for African-Americans in this small rural town she moved to Little Rock, Arkansas, where she finished Dunbar High School, Dunbar Junior College, and Philander Smith College. Her years of grassroots level activism and civic connections with historical personalities from (more)

  • Gerald Alley

    Gerald Byron Alley was born in Pine, Bluff Arkansas, on September 30, 1952. He was the youngest of five children. At the early age of four years old, Gerald began his formal education. He attended public and black private schools in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. At the age of sixteen, he enrolled in the College of (more)

  • Daisy Anderson

    Until her death on Saturday, September 19, 1998, Mrs. Daisy Anderson held the distinction of being one of three surviving Civil War Veteran’s widows. She was the last surviving widow of a Union Veteran and an African-American Buffalo Soldier. (more)

  • Chief Master Richard E. Anderson

    Chief Master Richard E. Anderson is the highest ranking African American out of almost 400,000 members of the American Taekwondo Association (ATA), World Traditional Taekwondo Union and Songahm Taekwondo Federation. He has been involved with Taekwondo and the ATA for over 39 years. Chief Master Anderson is the pulse behind Anderson’s Taekwondo Center Camp Positive. (more)

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    Maya Angelou

    Ms. Maya Angelou is hailed as one of the great voices of contemporary literature and as a remarkable Renaissance woman. Being a poet, educator, historian, best-selling author, actress, playwright, civil-rights activist, producer and director, she continues to travel the world making appearances on college campuses, spreading her legendary wisdom. A mesmerizing vision of grace, swaying (more)

  • Hubert “Geese” Ausbie

    When Hurbert “Geese” Ausbie steps into a room or on a stage, electricity fills the air. The former Harlem Globetrotter seems to be larger than life as he begins his program with the sound of basketballs bouncing to an offbeat cadence. Excitement soars as school kids burst into applause. “It’s Geese Ausbie” — all 6-feet, (more)