Jimmy B. Fenison is a 2009 graduate in history from the University of Washington. He was born in Lexington, Kentucky in 1978. He served four years active duty in the U.S. Army and would like to express thanks for an influential African American in his life: "I would like to thank my Command Sergeant Major, Leon Hite III, in the Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, for his honor and integrity towards all 2500 (approx.) soldiers of mixed race and ethnicity under his leadership including me, his driver for three years."
|Anderson, Charles W., Jr. (1907-1960)|
|Augusta, Alexander T. (1825-1890)|
|Bluford, Guion Stewart (Guy), Jr. (1942-)|
|Dickerson, Earl Burrus (1891-1986)|
|Horne, Frank Smith (1899-1974)|
|Johnson, Hazel W. (1927-2011 )|
|Robinson, Roscoe, Jr. (1928-1993)|
|Sherrod, Charles (1937-)|
|Williams, Lacey Kirk (1871-1940)|
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