Donald Franchot McHenry (1936 – )

Ambassador Donald McHenry at the United Nations, ca. 1980 “Image Ownership: Public Domain” Donald McHenry is a diplomat, scholar, corporate governor and educator who served as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (UN).  Because the hospitals of his home town, East St. Louis, Illinois, where … Read MoreDonald Franchot McHenry (1936 – )

Walter Samuel McAfee (1914-1995)

“Image Ownership: Public Domain” Walter Samuel McAfee, theoretical physicist, professor, and civil servant was born in Ore City, Texas to Susie and Luther McAfee on September 2, 1914.  His father, Luther McAfee, was a mechanic and carpenter, while his mother, Susie, was an educator.  McAfee … Read MoreWalter Samuel McAfee (1914-1995)

Ngugi wa Thiong’o (AKA James T. Ngugi) (1938- )

Image Ownership: Public Domain African novelist Ngugi wa Thiong’o is a Kenyan author, educator and playwright. With the publication of his first novel, he became a critically-acclaimed author at the age of 29. His work is also published under the pseudonym James T. Ngugi. Ngugi … Read MoreNgugi wa Thiong’o (AKA James T. Ngugi) (1938- )