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List of Honorees beginning with the letter “D”

 

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    Willie Davis

    Willie Davis

    The first defensive lineman to combine size with devastating speed, Willie Davis made his mark as a stalwart on the dominant Packers’ teams of the 1960s. Willie Davis loved football and was a star at Booker T. Washington High School in Texarkana, Arkansas. While playing, he never told his mother that he was on the (more)

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    Judge L. Clifford Davis

    Judge L. Clifford Davis

    Judge L. Clifford Davis was born in Wilton, Arkansas (Red River County) in 1924. Since there were no Black high schools in Red River County, he moved to Little Rock with his older siblings to attend school at Dunbar High School. After graduating in 1945, Judge Davis wanted to be a train engineer until he (more)

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    Danny K. Davis

    Danny K. Davis

    US Representative Danny K Davis (D-Ill.) has been described as ?a public servant, a true public-interested elected official.” Congressman Davis was born in Parkdale Arkansas, on September 6, 1941, and grew up in the state. After earning a Bachelor of Arts degree from Arkansas AM&N College, he made his home on Chicago’s west side. He (more)

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    Dr. Lawrence A. Davis

    Dr. Lawrence A. Davis

    The life of Dr. Lawrence A. Davis is one of dedication, dedication to academic excellence; dedication to shaping the young minds of African-American youth. A dedication lovingly passed on to the next generation of the Davis family. A native of McCrory, Davis graduated from Arkansas AM & N College at Pine Bluff and served as (more)

  • Dr. Erma Gasco Davis, PH. D.

    Dr. Erma Gasco Davis, PH. D.
    Distinguished Educator, Humanities Scholar

    Erma Glasco Davis was born in Keo, Arkansas and was reared in south central Little Rock, also known as the South End.  She is a product of the Little Rock Public School System, graduating from Dunbar High School in May, 1945.  She received her Bachelor of Science degree from AM&N college, Pine bluff, Arkansas (now (more)

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    Martha Dixon

    Martha Dixon

    Martha Dixon, a life-long resident of Clark County, has used her degree in fashion design from Commercial Technical Institute in Little Falls, N.J., to create two successful fashion businesses. Her company, Martha’s Fashion Design, produces tailor-made suits, gowns and mother of the bride dresses. Her career began in 1985 when she began taking her creations (more)