The first African-American to be awarded a doctoral degree from Brown University, the first Morehouse College graduate to earn a Ph.D. and the first African-American appointed to the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission (now the Nuclear Regulatory Commission).
Civil rights attorney who won several important arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court, served as president of Howard University from 1960 to 1965 and late 1966 to 1969 and was the father of James Nabrit, III who is also a civil rights attorney.
American physician who served as an four-star admiral in the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps and served as the 10th Assistant Secretary for Health, and the 16th Surgeon General of the United States.
B. R. Brazeal
Dean and Chairman of the Department of Economics at Morehouse College
The current President of The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the former Chairman of Bank of America, replacing Ken Lewis on April 29, 2009. He is also the former President of Morehouse College and the former Director of the National Science Foundation.
Former deputy Undersecretary of Defense under George W. Bush
serves as the 7th President of the Atlanta City Council. Prior to being elected Council President, Mitchell served eight years as a citywide Councilmember.
Samuel DuBois Cook
Retired Dillard University president and the first African American professor at Duke University
C. D. Moody
Founder of C D Moody Construction Company Inc., in 1988. Since he has been named Chief contractor on various major project throughout the Greater Atlanta Area including the the new Atlanta Falcons Stadium.