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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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"Never To Be Forgotten"



Renaldo "Obie" Benson/Singer with the Four Tops



Lamont Bentley/Actor on "Moesha"



Kenneth Bancroft Clark



Shirley Anita Chisholm/Politician



Johnnie Cochran, Jr./Famous Lawyer



Shirley Horn/Jazz Singer



Willie Hutch: Willie McKinley Hutchinson/
Motown Record Producer



John H. Johnson/Publisher-Ebony Magazine, Jet



Edward "Eddie" Patten/Member of Glady Knight and the Pips




Constance Baker Motley/Attorney, Civil Rights Activist



Rosa Parks/Civil Rights Activist



Brock Peters/Actor



Ray W. Pollard/Member of the "Wanderers"



Richard Pryor/Comedian-Actor



Nipsey Russell/Comedian-Actor



Jimmy Smith/Jazz Pianist



C. Delores Tucker/Politician



Stanley "Tookie" Williams/Author, Nobel Peace Prize Candidate.
"A Cloud of Doubt Will Always Surround His Imprisonment and Subsequent Legal Injection"



August Wilson/Famous Playwight



Luther Vandross/Smooth R&B Singer
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Thx folobatuyi and HonestBrother.

LOL--I have a revision:

AITKEN, LAUREL/78 -- JAMAICAN SINGER

BENNETT-SATTLER, JUDITH/54 -- ABUSE AGENCY LEADER

BAIRD, HARRY/74 -- BRITISH ACTOR

BAUGH, CECIL/96 -- JAMAICAN POTTER

BENSON, RENALDO "OBIE"/69 -- MEMBER OF THE FOUR TOPS GROUP

BENTLEY, LAMONT/31 -- ACTOR

BERESFORD, RANDOLPH/91 -- BRITISH MAYOR OF HAMMERSMITH AND FULHAM

BROWN JR., OSCAR/78 -- SINGER/SONWRITER/ACTOR/PLAYWRIGHT

CAMPBELL, LITTLE MILTON/70 -- BLUES ARTIST

CARGILLE, PETER/41 -- JAMAICAN COACH

CHARLES, EUGENIA/86 -- 1ST FEMALE PRIME MINISTER DOMINCA

CHISHOLM, SHIRLEY CHISHOLM/80 -- U.S. CONGRESSWOMAN

CLARK, KENNETH B CLARK/98 -- EDUCATOR/SCHOLAR

CLAYTON, HELEN WILKINS/98 -- 1ST BLACK PRESIDENT 0F YWCA

CLENDENON, DONN-70 -- NEW YORK METS BASEBALL STAR

COCHRAN,JR., JOHNNIE/67 -– FAMOUS ATTORNEY

COLLINS, COLLINS/56 -- SOUL SINGER

CRICHLOW, ERNEST/91 -- HARLEM RENAISSANCE ARTIST

DAVIS, REV. DR. HENDERSON/92 -- AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL PASTOR

DAVIS, OSSIE/87 -- ACTOR/PLAYWRIGHT/DIRECTOR

DAVIS, TYRONE/66 -- R&B SINGER

DELGADO, JUNIOR/47 -- BRITISH SINGER

EASTMOND, GERTRUDE/80 -- BARBADOS BUSINESSWOMAN AND PARLAMENTARIAN

ECCLES, CLANCY/64 -- GRASS ROOTS REGGAE PRODUCER

FERRER, IBRAHIM/78 -- CUBAN SINGER

FLETCHER, ARTHUR/80 --THE FATHER OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

FORMAN, JAMES/76 -- CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST

FOSTERS, LADORIS J/71 -- JOHNSON PUBLISHING COMPANY VICE PRESIDENT

GAINES, CLARENCE "BIG HOUSE"/81 -- HALL OF FAME BASKETBALL COACH

GRISHAM, DARYL F./79 -- PRESIDENT/CEO, PARKER HOUSE SAUSAGE CO

HINDS, JUSTIN/62 -- JAMAICAN SKA PIONEER

HORN, SHIRLEY HORN/71 -- JAZZ VOCALIST/PIANIST

HUTCH, WILLIE/60 -- MOTOWN PRODUCER/SINGER

JOHNSON, JOHN H/87 -- FOUNDER/PUBLISHER

JONES, VIVIAN MALINE/63 -- BLACK GRADUATE OF UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA

KERR, JAMES/83 -- JUDGE/POLITICIAN

LASSITER, JOHN/68 -- INSURANCE EXECUTIVE

LLINAS, GUIDO/82 -- CUBAN PAINTER

MANDELA, MAKGATHO LEWANIKA/45 -- ATTORNEY, SON OF NELSON MANDELA DIES OF AIDS

MCCLEAN/64 -- FORMER HOUSE SPEAKER IN SPAIN

MASSIE, JR., SAMUEL/85 -- CHEMISTRY PROFESSOR AT NAVAL ACADEMY

MATTHEW, MARK/111 -- OLDEST BUFFALO SOLDIER

MOTLEY, CONSTANCE BAKER/84 -- BLACK FEMALE FEDERAL JUDGE

NAKI, HAMILTON/78 -- SOUTH AFRICAN SURGEON

NEAL, EARL L./76 -- ATTORNEY

NICHOLS, BISHOP D./104 -- 59TH BISHOP OF THE AME CHURCH

PARKS, ROSA PARKS/92 -– CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST-HIGHLANDER GROUP

PATTEN, EDWARD/65 -- MEMBER OF THE GLADYS KNIGHT GROUP

PERSICO, JEAN/74 -- GEORGETOWN, GUYANA EDUCATOR

PETERS, BROCK/78 – ACTOR

POLLARD, RAY W./74 -- MEMBER OF 1950s/"WANDERERS"

PROCOPE, JOHN L./82 -- E.G. BOWMAN COMPANY, INC. -- BOARD CHAIRMAN

QUIGLESS, HELEN G./85 -- HISTORIC PRESERVATIONIST, LIBRARIAN

RABB, JR., DR. MAURICE F./72 -- OPHTHALMOLOGIST

RADCLIFFE, THEODORE R./103 -- NEGRO LEAGUE BASEBALL STAR

RATTRAY, ALFRED/80 -- JAMACIAN STATESMAN

RECORD, EUGENE/64 -- MEMBER OF THE CHI-LITES MUSICAL GROUP

RHOOMS, ALTHEA/43 -- CANADIAN PRINCIPAL/TEACHER

ROBY, REGINALD HENRY/44 -- NFL PUNTER

RUSSELL, NIPSEY/80 -- COMEDIAN/ACTOR

SHARPE, RONALD M/64 –- LEAD STATE POLICE FORCE

SHORT, BOBBY/80 -- CABERET SINGER

SCOTT, GEORGE/75 -– MEMBER OF THE BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA

SLOAN, ALBERT J.H./63 -- MILES, COLLEGE, PRESIDENT

SMITH, JIMMY/79 - JAZZ ORGANIST/PIANIST

TEELE, ARTHUR E./59 -- FORMER MIAMI CITY COMMISSIONER

TUCKER, C. DELORES TUCKER/78 – POLITICIAN

VANDROSS, LUTHER/54 - SINGER/SONGWRITER

WASHINGTON, JR., FLOYD/61 -- FORD MOTOR COMPANY FUND EXECUTIVE

WASHINGTON, MARY THELMA/99 -- PIONEERING CPA

WHEELER, LLOYD/97 -- REIRED PRESIDENT OF SUPREME LIBERTY LIFE INS.

WHITE, REGGIE/43 -- Football Player/Minister

WILSON, AUGUST/60 -- PLAYWRIGHT

WINANS, RONALD/48 -- GOSPEL SINGER

YOUNG, JIMMY/56 -- HEAVY WEIGHT BOXER

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