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List of Honorees beginning with the letter “R”

 

  • Perlie S. Reed

    Perlie S. Reed

    Pearlie S. Reed was born on June 14, 1948 in Heth, Arkansas. Reed graduated from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff with a degree in Animal Husbandry and received a Master’s of Public Administration degree from the American University, Washington, D.C. Pearlie Reed was sworn in as the Assistant Secretary for Administration in the (more)

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    Michelle Revere

    Michelle Revere

    Fashion and Home Designer, Michelle Revere, a native of Little Rock, Arkansas has been embracing the finest European and American Designs for over thirty years. Early on in Michelle’s life she found her love for fashion and began a very promising career as a couture buyer for several great specialty stores in Little Rock. As (more)

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    Dr. Emma Rhodes

    Dr. Emma Rhodes

    One of 16 children, a high school dropout, married and at age 16 a mother of the first of six children, Dr. Emma Rhodes broke the cycle of becoming a victim. At the age of 24, Dr. Rhodes worked to obtain her GED while still caring for a growing family. She then attended a commercial (more)

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    J. Donald Rice

    J. Donald Rice

    J. Donald Rice is president and chief executive officer of Rice Financial Products Company in New York. The founder of the only minority-owned derivatives firm in the nation traces his roots back to the Natural State ” to the age of four, precisely ” when his father, Rev. J. Donald Rice, Sr. moved his family (more)

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    Andrea Layton Roaf

    Andrea Layton Roaf

    Having first distinguished herself as a respected biologist, Andree Layton Roaf of Pine Bluff has truly proven her mettle with a trailblazing law career which culminated in her being the second woman, and the first African-American woman-to sit on the Arkansas Supreme Court. A 1958 graduate of Muskegon heights High School in Muskegon Heights, Michigan (more)

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    Roy Roberts

    Roy Roberts

    It is said that business and pleasure shouldn (more)

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    Fatima Robinson

    Fatima Robinson

    World Renowned Dancer and Choreographer As a critically acclaimed dancer, choreographer and director, Fatima Robinson is the woman behind the moves for some of today’s top music artists including OutKast, the Black Eyed Peas, Will Smith, Mary J. Blige and the late Aaliyah. Her eclectic, fluid, urban style has made her one of the hottest (more)