1993 Induction Ceremony

  • Daisy L. Bates Photo
    Daisy L. Bates

    Mrs. Davisy L. Bates of 1207 West 28th Street, won international acclaim in 1985 for her role as mentor for the nine black students who broke the color barrier at Central High School to attend classes with white students. She is a native of Arkansas, born in Huttig (Union County). She is the recipient of (more)

  • Dr. G. W. Stanley Ish, Sr. Photo
    Dr. G. W. Stanley Ish, Sr.

    Dr. G.W. Stanley Ish, Sr., born on October 28, 1883, was a renowned physician, humanitarian and family man. He was a great orator who demanded excellence of all whose lives he touched-family, friends, cohorts, patients, employees, and community acquaintances. Dr. Ish graduated from high school in Little Rock and obtained a Bachelor’s degree from Talladega (more)

  • Ernest G. Green Photo
    Ernest G. Green

    Mr. Green is a Managing Director at Lehman Brothers, based in their Washington D.C. office. He has participated in the planning of senior-managed transactions for clients that include the cities of New York, Atlanta, Oakland, St. Louis, Cleveland, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Chicago, The Metro Washington Airport Authority, Denver Airport, Wayne County Detroit Metropolitan Airport, Dallas/Fort (more)

  • John H. Johnson Photo
    John H. Johnson

    Born in Arkansas City, Arkansas, January 19, 1918, John H. Johnson is best known as a publisher, businessman and humanitarian. Mr. Johnson and his wife, Eunice, make their home in Chicago and occasionally reside in Palm Springs, California. They have one child, Linda Johnson Rice. Mr. Johnson graduated with honors from DuSable High School and (more)

  • Lottie H Shackleford Photo
    Lottie H Shackleford

    Lottie Shackelford, Vice Chair of the Democratic National Committee, has served as a local, state and national political official for the past twenty years. Ms. Shackelford’s career as a local elected official began in 1978 as a member of the Board of Directors for the city of Little Rock, Arkansas. She was re-elected, city-wide, three (more)

  • Maya Angelou Photo
    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)