William Leonard Roberts II/ Rick Ross (1976- )

William Leonard Roberts II, also known as Rick Ross, is a rapper, songwriter, and entrepreneur. Roberts was born on January 28, 1976, to William Leonard Roberts Sr. and Tommie Roberts in Clarksdale, Mississippi but the family relocated to Miami, Florida, when Ross was young. He … Read MoreWilliam Leonard Roberts II/ Rick Ross (1976- )

Lil Wayne/Dewayne Michael Carter, Jr. (1982- )

Dewayne Michael Carter Jr is an American rapper, actor, and entrepreneur best known under the stage name, Lil Wayne. Carter was born on September 27, 1982 to Dwayne Michael Turner and Jacida Carter in New Orleans, Louisiana in improvised Hollygrove, a New Orleans neighborhood. Carter’s … Read MoreLil Wayne/Dewayne Michael Carter, Jr. (1982- )

Garlin Gilchrist (1982- )

Garlin Gilchrist is a politician, entrepreneur, and activist serving as the 64th Lieutenant Governor of Michigan. Gilchrist was born September 25, 1982, in Detroit, Michigan. He graduated from Farmington High School, in Farmington, Michigan. He then attended University of Michigan College of Engineering, graduating with … Read MoreGarlin Gilchrist (1982- )

William H. “Bob” Bailey (1927–2014)

“Image Ownership: Photofest” Dr. William H. “Bob” Bailey, Las Vegas entertainer, entrepreneur, and civil rights activist, was born in Detroit, Michigan, on February 14, 1927, to John and Margaret Bailey. Bailey received a B.A. in Business Law at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, sometime in … Read MoreWilliam H. “Bob” Bailey (1927–2014)

Warren H. Wheeler (1943- )

In 1969 black aviator Warren H. Wheeler, a native of Durham, North Carolina, established Wheeler Flying Service (Wheeler Airlines), the first African American owned and operated air service in the United States. He successfully headed Wheeler Airlines for over two decades until its closure in … Read MoreWarren H. Wheeler (1943- )