Pernell-Karl Sylvester “P.K.” Subban (1989- )

Image Ownership: Public domain Pernell-Karl Sylvester “P.K.” Subban is a Canadian-born professional ice hockey defenceman for the Nashville (Tennessee) Predators of the National Hockey League (NHL). Subban was born on May 13, 1989, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada to Karl and Maria Subban. Subban also has … Read MorePernell-Karl Sylvester “P.K.” Subban (1989- )

Sheryl Denise Swoopes (1971– )

“Image Ownership: Public Domain” Sheryl Denise Swoopes is a retired American professional basketball player. She was the first player to be signed by the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) when it was formed in 1997. During her fourteen year WNBA career, she was a four-time … Read MoreSheryl Denise Swoopes (1971– )

David Benjamin Bolen (1923- )

Ambassador David Bolen Presenting His Credentials to East German Chancellor Eric Honeker, 1977 “Image Ownership: Public Domain” Outstanding college athlete and diplomat David Benjamin Bolen, the son of a postal worker, was born in the rural hamlet of Heflin, Louisiana on December 23, 1923. As … Read MoreDavid Benjamin Bolen (1923- )

Maynard H. Jackson Jr. (1938-2003)

The great-grandson of slaves, Maynard Holbrook Jackson, Jr. was born in Dallas, Texas, on March 23, 1938.  His father, Maynard Holbrook Jackson, Sr., was a leading figure in the 1930s campaign for black voting rights in Dallas and a founder of Democratic Progressive Voter’s League … Read MoreMaynard H. Jackson Jr. (1938-2003)