Clarence Edwin “Cito” Gaston (1944- )

Clarence Edwin “Cito” Gaston is a baseball manager, coach, and outfielder. In 1992 he became the first African American baseball manager to lead his team, the Toronto Blue Jays, to a World Series Championship. Clarence Gaston was born on March 17, 1944, to Sammy Gaston … Read MoreClarence Edwin “Cito” Gaston (1944- )

Sizwe Lawrence Ndlovu (1980- )

Born in 1980 in apartheid-dominated Johannesburg, South Africa, Sizwe Lawrence Ndlovu was a member of a family of seven.  His interest in athletics began when he was exposed to the typical South African sports, cricket, European football, and rugby.  Once he became older, he discovered rowing, which would become his major sport. Ndlovu … Read MoreSizwe Lawrence Ndlovu (1980- )

Willie Jeffries (1937- )

Willie Jeffries is a former American football player and coach. Jeffries served as the head football coach at South Carolina State University for nineteen seasons in two stints (1973–1978, 1989–2001), five seasons at Wichita State University (1973–1983), and five seasons at Howard University (1984–1988). Jeffries … Read MoreWillie Jeffries (1937- )