Daisy Bates - 1950's Civil Rights Activist, Little Rock Arkansas
Julian Bond - was the 1968 Democratic Vice Presidential candidate, making him the first African-American to receive this honor.
Harry T. Burleigh - Classical composer, arranger and professional singer.
Ursula Burns - in 2009 was named the CEO of Xerox. She is the first African-American woman to hold this position in a Fortune 500 company.