Joseph Monroe Segars (1938–2014)

“Image Ownership: Public Domain”   Ambassador Joseph Monroe Segars was born in Hartsville, South Carolina on November 6, 1938. He remained with his aunt and uncle in South Carolina while his parents moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the Great Migration to the North in search … Read MoreJoseph Monroe Segars (1938–2014)

Charles Joseph Nelson (1921-2011)

  "Image Ownership: Public Domain" Ambassador Charles Joseph Nelson was born in 1921 and raised in Battle Creek, Michigan.  He was a 1942 graduate of Lincoln University, a historically black college in Pennsylvania where his field of study was Public Administration and Political Science. Upon … Read MoreCharles Joseph Nelson (1921-2011)

Charles Manuel “Sweet Daddy” Grace (1881-1960)

Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Behring Center, Smithsonian Institution Marcelino Manoel da Graca anglicized Charles Grace and best known as Sweet Daddy Grace was founder of the United House of Prayer for All People.  Born off the coast of West … Read MoreCharles Manuel “Sweet Daddy” Grace (1881-1960)