Iowa African American Hall of Fame

Recognizing outstanding achievements of African Americans with respect to enhancing the quality of life for all Iowans

Inductees

2016

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Betty Andrews
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James B. Morris, Jr.
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Kecho Scott
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Henry Harper

2015

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Dr. Julius Conner
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Ms. Georgine Morris
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Dr. Ruth White

2014

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Ms. Deborah L. Berry
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Mr. Dedric Doolin
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Ms. Phyllis Thede

2013

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Ms. Jane G. Burleson
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Ms. Betty Jean Furgerson
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Mr. William R. Hood

2012

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Mr. Michael T. Allen
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Mr. Harry D. Harper, Sr. (posthumous)
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Mr. Philip G. Hubbard (posthumous)
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Ms. Jacqueline Easley McGhee
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Ms. Helen N. Miller
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Ms. Arlene J. Morris

2011

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Mr. Alexander G. Clark
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Mr. Lionel J. Foster, Sr.
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Mr. James B. Morris, Sr. (Inducted posthumously)
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Mr. Robert V. Morris
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Mr. Richard S. White

2010

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William V. Bibb, Russell L. Collins, Maurice V. Esters, Joseph P. Gomer, Robert L. Martin, George R. Miller, Clarence A. Oliphant, Robert M. Parkey, Thurman E. Sprigg, Robert W. Williams. Luther H. Smith and James E. Bowman (Also depicted below.).
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Ms. Elaine Estes
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Mr. Zack Hamlett
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Mr. Luther H. Smith*
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Mr. Mel Harper
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Mr. Charles Toney
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Mr. James E. Bowman (Inducted in 2005)

2009

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Mr. Jonathan R. Narcisse
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Ms. Michelle M.E. Parker*
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Captain Luther H. Smith*
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Mr. Jesse F. Taylor

2008

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Honorable Ako Abdul-Samad
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Dr. Daniel C. Robinson
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Mr. McKenzly Wilson

2007

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Mr. Monroe J. Colston
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Mr. Nolden Gentry
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Mrs. Willie Stevenson Glanton

2006

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Mr. W. Thomas Phillips
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Mr. Adolphus Vance Pulliam
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Dr. Carlie C. Tartakov

2005

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Dr. Mary Louise Sconiers Chapman
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Dr. James Everett Bowman
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Dr. George Washington Carver (Inducted posthumously)

2004

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Dr. Lenola Allen-Sommerville
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Mr. Rudolph Simms, Jr.
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Ms. Ruth Ann Gaines

2003

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Honorable Wayne Ford
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Rev. Keith A. Ratliff

2002

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Dr. Charles Means

2001

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Honorable LaMetta Wynn
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Dr. Sidney Wallace*

2000

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Ms. Edna Griffin*
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Dr. Simon Estes

1999

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Mr. Sylvester Grady
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Ms. Frances E. Hawthorne
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Ms. Catherine G. Williams

1998

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Ms. Evelyn K. Davis*
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Mr. John R. Stokes*
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Mr. Robert A. Wright, Sr.

1997

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Mr. Larry Carter*
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Mr. Nelson Evans
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Dr. Percy G. Harris
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Ms. Minnie L. Mallard
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Rev. H.I. Thomas

1996

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Dr. Ruth Anderson
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Dr. George A. Jackson
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Mr. Gary Lawson

* deceased