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Stanley Brown

Harlem Boys Choir Member & School Teacher

Born: Harlem, NY, United States
Heritage: African American

Portia Byrd

School Board Member & Millinery Store Owner

Born: Bartow, FL, United States
Heritage: African American

Willetha "Toni" Carter

County Commissioner and Friend and Student of Paul Wellstone

Born: Bestmer, AL, United States
Heritage: African American

Alice Cooper

School Teacher & Daughter of a Sharecropper

Born: Crawford, MS, United States
Heritage: African American

Leslie Ellis

African-American Army Veteran and Medical Researcher

Born: Richmond, VA, United States
Heritage: African American

Willie Fort

Principal of Valley View Elementary School

Born: Nashville, TN, United States
Heritage: African American

Jean Fountain

African American Businesswoman, Freedom Rider & Volunteer

Born: VA, United States
Heritage: African American

Don Kodluboy

Swede Hollow Resident, Mentor and Psychologist

Born: St. Paul, MN, United States
Heritage: European American

Harold Mezile

President and CEO of the YMCA of Metropolitan Minneapolis. As a child who grew up during segregation and the Civil Rights Movement, Mezile has dedicated his life to empowering youth in urban and suburban communities.

Born: Kansas City, MO, United States
Heritage: African American

Richard Rasmussen

Federal Agent, Parent and Community Leader

Born: MT, United States
Heritage: Native American

Oscar Reed

Former professional American football player who played for the Minnesota Vikings and Atlanta Falcons. He currently resides in Minneapolis, Minnesota mentoring youth in public schools.

Born: MS, United States
Heritage: African American

Naima Richmond

Poet, Storyteller and Community Activist

Born: Milon, GA, United States
Heritage: African American

Louise Ross

St Louis Park Resident and Elementary School Teacher

Born: MO, United States
Heritage: African American

Richard Spratt

Born: Charlotte, NC, United States
Heritage: African American
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