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2005--In Loving Memory Of....

1. Shirley Anita Chisholm [November 30, 1924 - January 1, 2005]
Politician

2. James Forman [October 4, 1928 - January 10, 2005]
Activist/Author

3. Lamont Bentley [October 25, 1973 - January 18, 2005]
Actor on "Moesha"

4. Ossie Davis [December 18, 1917 - February 4, 2005]
Actor/Film Director/Activist

5. Jimmy Smith [December 8, 1925 - February 8, 2005]
Jazz Pianist

6. Tyrone Davis [May 4, 1938 - February 9, 2005]
R&B Singer

7. Edward "Eddie" Patten (1939 - February 25, 2005]
Member of Glady Knight and the Pips

8. Lyn Collins (June 12, 1948 – March 13, 2005]
R&B Singer

9. Johnnie Cochran, Jr. [October 2, 1937 – March 29, 2005]
Famous Lawyer

10. Kenneth Bancroft Clark [July 24, 1914–May 1, 2005]
Psychologist

11. Oscar Brown, Jr. [October 10, 1926 – May 29, 2005]
Singer/Playwright/Songwriter/Poet

12. Hamilton Naki [June 26, 1926 - May 29, 2005]
Teacher/Trainer/Surgical Assistant

13. Ronald Winans [June 30, 1956 - June 17, 2005]
Gospel Singer

14. Renaldo "Obie" Benson [June 14, 1936 - July 1, 2005]
Singer with the Four Tops

15. Luther Vandross [(April 20, 1951 – July 1, 2005]
Singer

16. Arthur Fletcher [1924 - July 12, 2005]
Politician/Father of Affirmative Action

17. Eugene Record [December 23, 1940 - July 22, 2005]
Lead Vocalist of the Chi-Lites (1960s-1970s)

18. John H. Johnson [January 19, 1918 - August 8, 2005]
Publisher-Ebony Magazine, Jet

19. Brock Peters [July 2, 1927 – August 23, 2005]
Actor

20. Eugenia Charles [May 15, 1919 - September 6, 2005]
Prime Minister of Dominica, First Female Prime Minister in the Caribbean

21. Willie Hutch {born: Willie McKinley Hutchinson} [December 6, 1944 - September 19, 2005]
Motown Record Producer

22. Constance Baker Motley [September 14, 1921-September 28, 2005]
Attorney, Civil Rights Activist

23. Donn Alvin Clendenon [July 15, 1935 – September 17, 2005]
Major League Baseball Player
Pirates/Montreal Expos/Mets/St. Louis Cardinals

24. August Wilson [April 27, 1945 - October 2, 2005]
Playwight

25. C. Delores Tucker [October 4, 1927 - October 12, 2005]
Politician

26. Vivian Malone Jones [July 15, 1942 - October 13, 2005]
First Graduate of University of Alabama

27. Shirley Horn [May 1, 1934 - October 20, 2005]
Jazz Singer

28. Rosa Parks [February 4, 1913 – October 24, 2005]
Civil Rights Activist
Affiliated w/The Highlander Group

29. Ernest Crichlow [June 19, 1914 - November 10, 2005]
Artist, Harlem Renaissance

30. Richard Pryor [December 1, 1940 – December 10, 2005]
Comedian, Actor

31. Stanley "Tookie" Williams [December 29, 1953 – December 13, 2005]
Author, Nobel Peace Prize Contender, "A Cloud of Doubt Will Always Surround His Imprisonment and Subsequent Execution by Legal Injection"

Always Remember that: "Anytime We As A People Are Not Having Our WaySomeone Else Is Having Theirs...And It's Never To Our Advantage."

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