Clarence Clemons Jr. (1942-2011)

Legendary saxophonist, composer Clarence Clemons, a towering 6-foot-6, was born Clarence Anicholas Clemons Jr. on January 11, 1942, in Norfolk, Virginia, in the segregated Norfolk Community Hospital, to Clarence Anicholas “Nick” Clemons Jr., Sr., owner of The Clemons’ Seafood Market” on Liberty Street in the … Read MoreClarence Clemons Jr. (1942-2011)

Arthur “Art” Lee Shell, Jr. (1946- )

Collegiate, professional football player, coach, and advocate Arthur Lee Shell Jr. was born November 26, 1946, in North Charleston, South Carolina, to Arthur Lee Shell, Sr, a machine set operator, and Gertrude Shell, a homemaker. During his sophomore year at Bonds-Wilson High School, his mother died when he … Read MoreArthur “Art” Lee Shell, Jr. (1946- )

Cameron Jerrell “Cam” Newton (1989- )

Cameron Jerrell “Cam” Newton is an American football quarterback who played for the Carolina (North Carolina) Panthers and is now the quarterback for the New England (Massachusetts) Patriots in the National Football League (NFL). Newtown was born on May 11, 1989 to Jackie and Cecil … Read MoreCameron Jerrell “Cam” Newton (1989- )

Meadow “Meadowlark” Lemon III (1932-2015)

Meadow “Meadowlark” Lemon III was most famous as the longtime star player of the Harlem Globetrotters. Lemon was born in Wilmington, North Carolina on April 25, 1932. He adopted the name “Meadowlark” while he was with the Harlem Globetrotters. Lemon attended Williston Industrial School in … Read MoreMeadow “Meadowlark” Lemon III (1932-2015)