Notable Alpha Men

 

Activists

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr   Civil Rights Activist
Julius L Chambers   NAACP Legal Defense Fund
Lester Granger   National Urban League
Dick Gregory   Activist
 

Business

Thomas Burrell   Ceo, Burrell Advertising
W Melvin Brown   CEO, American Development Corp.
John H. Johnson   Entrepreneur
 

Entertainment

Daryl Bell   Actor
Countee Cullen   Poet
Duke Ellington   Jazz Musician
Donny Hathaway   Musician
Stuart Scott   ESPN Anchorman
Kennan Ivory Wayans   Comedian, Producer
 

Education/Scholarship

Raymond Cannon   First Editor to The Sphinx
Norm Francis   President, Xavier University
John Hope Franklin   Historian
Frederick Patterson   Founder, UNCF
Cornell West   Author
 

Government/Politics

Edward W Brooke   U.S. Senator
Roland Burris   U.S. Senator
David Dinkins   Former Mayor of New York City
Thurgood Marshall   U.S. Supreme Court Justice
Earnest "Dutch" Morial   1 st Black Mayor of New Orleans
Marc Morial   Former Mayor of New Orleans/Pres. Black Urban League
Andrew Young   Former Mayor of Atlanta
 

Military

Roscoe Cartwright   General U.S. Army
Samuel Gravel   Admiral U.S. Navy
Benjamin Hacker   Rear Admiral U.S.Navy
 

Sports

Rosie Greer   NFL Player
Charles Haley   NFL Player
Carnell Lake   NFL Player
Mike Powell   Olympic Champion
Jesse Owens   Olympic Gold Medalist
Eddie Robinson   Winningest Football Coach in NCAA History
Wes Unseld   NBA Player and Coach
Gene Upshaw   President of the NFL Player Association