Julius L. Chambers
NAACP Legal Defense Fund

Dick Gregory

Paul Robeson
Activist, Scholar, Singer, Football Player

Cornell West
American Philosopher and Political Activist

Samuel Pierce
8th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

Dennis Archer
Former Mayor of Detroit

Thurgood Marshall
Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice

Andrew Young
Former Mayor of Atlanta

Maynard Jackson
Former Mayor of Atlanta

Richard Arrington
Mayor of Birmingham

Robert Smith
Vista Equity Partners

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Civil Rights Activist

Franklin Williams
Phelps-Stokes Fund

Duke Ellington
Musician and Composer

Wyatt Tee Walker
Pastor and Civil Rights Activist

Ernest Finney
South Carolina Supreme Court Justice

Earnest “Dutch” Morial
1st Black Mayor of New Orleans

Willie Brown
Mayor of San Francisco

Earl Hilliard
Congressman, Alabama (7th District)

Wes Moore
CEO, Robin Hood

W.E.B. DuBois
Writer, Historian, Civil Rights Activist

Thurgood Marshall
Civil Rights Activist, Supreme Court Justice

Lester Granger
National Urban League

Jesse Owens
Track and Field Athlete (4-Time Gold Medalist)

Al Dotson
Managing Partner, Bilzin Sumberg

Marc Morial
Former Mayor of New Orleans
President and CEO of the National Urban League

David Dinkins
Former Mayor of New York

Charles Rangel
Congressman, New York (15th District)

John Hope Franklin

Lionel Richie
Musician and Composer

William Gray
United Negro College Fund, Businessman

Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.
Civil Rights Activist

Walt Frazier
Professional Basketball Player

Rev. Emmanuel Cleaver
Mayor of Kansas City

Robert C. Scott
Congressman, Virginia (3rd District)

Gregory Meeks
United States Representative, NY 5th District

Henry McKee Minton
Founder, Sigma Pi Phi