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List of Honorees beginning with the letter "P"

 
  • Dr. Charles E. Phillips, Jr.

    Charles Phillips, who was born in 1959 in Little Rock, Arkansas, is Chief Executive Officer of Infor, the third largest business software company in the world. Infor has 13,000 employees in 164 countries with $3 billion in revenue and 700,000 customers and is headquartered in Silicon Alley in New York City. Prior to Infor, Phillips (more)

  • Anita Pointer

    Anita Pointer is the legendary Grammy Award winning, lead vocalist of the world-renowned group, The Pointer Sisters. Anita scats; she sings country, R&B, rock, and gospel and always leaves her audiences wanting more. Anita Pointer’s roots are in Prescott, Arkansas. Anita began singing in church where her parents Reverend Elton and Reverend Sarah Pointer were (more)

  • Art Porter, Jr.

    Arthur Lee (Art) Porter Jr. was born in Little Rock, Arkansas on August 3, 1961. Porter began his music career under the tutelage of his father, legendary jazz musician, Arthur Porter, Sr. who surrounded him with everything musical. He performed proficiently on drums, saxophone and piano. He was classically trained, but his performances ranged across (more)

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    Art Porter Sr.

    Mr. Art Porter was born Arthur Lee Porter, February 8, 1934 to Eugene and Lillie Porter in Little Rock, Arkansas. Art’s family also included an older brother, Eugene. He attended the local public schools and received a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from UAPB (formerly A.M. & N College). He earned a Master’s degree from (more)

  • Ambassador June Carter-Perry

    June Carter-Perry is a former educator, diplomat, and U.S. State Department official. Her lengthy and multi-faceted diplomatic career included service as the U.S. ambassador to both Lesotho and Sierra Leone. June Carter was born on November 13, 1943  in Texarkana, Arkansas. Her mother was in the Peace Corps long after she grew up, not while (more)