Pellom McDaniels III (1968-2020)

Pellom McDaniels, the first born of Pellom and Mary McDaniels, was born on February 21, 1968. He was an all-American professional football player who played defensive lineman in the National Football League (NFL). Although he was a well-known player for the Kansas City Chiefs (1992-1998), … Read MorePellom McDaniels III (1968-2020)

Ernest Houston Johnson (1871-1898)

Ernest Houston Johnson was the first African American to graduate from Stanford University, a young man whose promise of an extraordinary professional career was cut short. His signal achievement at Stanford and the details of his abbreviated life had essentially been forgotten for more than … Read MoreErnest Houston Johnson (1871-1898)