2001 Induction Ceremony

  • Amina Claudine Myers

    Amina Claudine Myers is a triple-treat artist: composer, multi-keyboardist and vocalist. But she meshes that triple treat into a singular forum on her unique sound. From dusty-road country blues and soulful organ funk to shimmering tone poems and street-smart urban R&B – the result is the spontaneity and intimacy of jazz with the balance and (more)

  • Dr Granville Coggs

    Dr. Granville Coggs has set and achieved tremendous goals in his life… .as both a four star general an the battle against breast cancer and as an outstanding athlete. His current goal is to be around long enough to win the gold medal in the over 100 age group at the 2025 Senior Olympics in (more)

  • Henri Linton

    You might not recognize his name, but his work might be familiar to you. Henri Linton’s artistic talents are on display for the world to see at corporations across the country. His paintings decorate the walls of hospitals, banks, colleges, universities, and airports. Mr. Linton is currently the Professor and chairman of the Department of (more)

  • Mahlon Martin

    The Late Mahlon Martin once said, “What’s scary is when you’re first AND the last.” Mr. Martin was speaking of his life experience as the First African-American to hold various positions of authority in state government and in the private sector. Mr. Martin was a first in many instances. As City Manager of Little Rock (more)

  • Ozell Sutton

    To those who know him as a professional the name Ozell Sutton has come to be synonymous with integrity, determination and trailblazing. His greatest accomplishments have been in the area of civil rights. Mr. Sutton was decoy for the Little Rock Nine, diverting the vehement anger of the mob that gathered to keep nine black (more)

  • Sidney Moncrief

    It seems that Sidney Moncrief has always been around. Whether as a high school athlete, a professional athlete or as the owner of a car dealership, who appeared in his own commercials, Sidney has been a fixture in our lives for nearly three decades. In that time, Mr. Moncrief has brought fame to our state (more)

  • Amina Claudine Meyers

    Amina Claudine Myers is a triple-treat artist: composer, multi-keyboardist and vocalist. But she meshes that triple treat into a singular forum on her unique sound. From dusty-road country blues and soulful organ funk to shimmering tone poems and street-smart urban R&B – the result is the spontaneity and intimacy of jazz with the balance and (more)