1. Al Hibbler- Singer, vocalist with several pop hits. He is best known for his million selling recording of “Unchained Melody” (1955).
2. Ernie Freeman- Pianist and arranger
3. Louis E. Lomax- author
4. Eddie Kirkland, Blues singer and guitarist often called the Road Warrior
5. Kitty Lester (Reyvolda Frierson), Singer, “Love Letters”
6. Barbara George (Barbara Ann Smith) Songstress, R&B singer and songwriter
7. Carol Moseley Braum, Former US Senator, politician and lawyer who represented Illinois in the United States Senate from 1993 to 1999.
8. Reginald Vel Johnson- Actor Carl Winslow on the sitcom Family Matters, where he was the only cast member to appear in every single episode. He was also LAPD Sgt. Al Powell in the film Die Hard (1988) and its sequel Die Hard 2 (1990).
9. Angela Evelyn Bassett- Actress, (Waiting to Exhale, ER, The Jacksons, What’s Love Got To Do With It)