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Achievers | New York Alumni

Achievers

Business

· Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. – Prominent Los Angeles, CA Attorney
· Robert Johnson – BET Founder
· Reginald F. Lewis* – Former CEO of world’s largest AA company, TLC – NYA Chapter Member
· Percy Sutton – Entrepreneur and Owner of the Apollo Theater – NYA Chapter Member
· Lerone J. Bennett, Jr – Editor
· Keith Clinkscales – CEO/President of Vibe Magazine
· John E. Jacob – Exec VP of Anheuser-Busch, Inc and former CEO, National Urban League
· C.C. Spaulding – First President of North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Co.
· Bert Collins – Current President of NC Mutual Life Insurance
· Edward G. Gartner – President of Soft Sheen Products, Inc.

Civic

· Dr. Rev. Ralph Abernathy* – Civil Rights Leader and former president of SCLC
· Dr. Samual D. Proctor
· Dr. Rev. Leon Sullivan – Pastor of Zion Baptist Church – Philadelphia, PA
· Rev. Gardner C. Taylor
· Bishop Eddie L. Long
· Rev. Dr. Calvin O. Butts III – Pastor of Abyssinian Baptist Church – Harlem, NY – NYA Chapter Member
· Dr. William Gibson – Former Chairman of the Board of Directors of NAACP
· C. Vernon Mason – Prominent civil rights attorney and activist

Education

· Dr. Joseph B. Johnson
· Dr. Harold M. McNeil
· Dr. Robert L. Randolph
· Dr. Dallas Simmons
· Dr. William E. Sims
· Dr. Harrison B. Wilson Jr.
· Dr. Samuel Massie
· Dr. Horace M. Bond – Past president of Lincoln University (PA)
· Dr James Shepherd* – Founder and first president of NCCU
· Dr. Kenneth B. Clark – Prominent social psychologist and researcher
· Dr. C. Eric Lincoln – Author of Black Muslims in America
· Arthur Schomburg – Historian and scholar of African-American culture

Entertainment

· Kenny Burrell – Jazz
· Donald Byrd – Jazz – Omicron & NYA Chapter Member
· John Singleton – Oscar nominated Director/Screenwriter
· Dr. Billy Taylor – Jazz – NYA Chapter Member
· Cedric the Entertainer – Comedian, The Steve Harvey Show
· Joe Clair – Rap City Host
· Tavis Smiley – BET Talk Show Host
· Montell Jordan – R&B Singer
· William Grant Still – Composer and Musician
· William Raspberry – Syndicated Columnist for Washington Post
· Ralph Wiley – Sports Writer and Author
· Whitman Mayo – Actor who starred as Grady on ‘Sanford and Son’
· Jester Hairston – Actor who starred as Rolly Forbes on ‘Amen’
· Earnest Thomas – Actor who starred as Roger on ‘What’s Happening’

Government

· Past Grand Polemarch Thomas Bradley – Former Mayor of LA
· John Conyers – Congressman (D-MI)
· Vernon Jones – Georgia State Representative
· George Crockett Jr.- Congressman (D-MI)
· Walter Fauntroy – Congressman (D-D.C.)
· Mayor Elihu Harris – Oakland, CA.
· Judge Carl Stokes – First A-A mayor of a major US city (Cleveland)
· Louis Stokes – Congressman (D-OH)
· Mayor Wellington Webb – Denver CO
· Mayor Michael White – Cleveland, OH
· Marvin Arrington – Atlanta City Council President
· Mervyn Dymally – Congressman (D-CA)
· Rep. Alcee Hastings – Florida
· Rep. Albert R Wynn – Maryland
· Rep. Sanford Bishop – Georgia
· Bennie Thompson – Congressman (D-MS)
· Edward Perkins – Ambassador to Australia
· W. Wilson Goode – First AA Mayor of Philadelphia

Military

· Daniel “Chappie” James, Jr USAF* – First AA 4 Star General
· Thomas D. Parham, Jr USN

Science

· Daniel “Chappie” James, Jr USAF* – First AA 4 Star General
· Thomas D. Parham, Jr USN

Sports

· Arthur Ashe* – Tennis – NYA Chapter Member
· Ernest Byner – Football
· Wilt Chamberlain* – Basketball
· Willie D. Davis – Football
· Greg Lloyd – Football
· Kenny Lofton – Baseball
· Bill Russell – Basketball
· Oscar Robertson – Basketball
· Gayle Sayers – Football
· Kerry Kittles – Basketball
· Lorenzen Wright – Basketball
· Jon Drummond – Track and Field
· Anfernee Hardaway – Basketball
· J.J. Birden – Football
· Bernie Bickerstaff – Basketball
· Rolando Blackman – Basketball
· Johnny Newman – Basketball
· Elliot Perry – Basketball
· Chris Oldham – Football
· Ron Dickerson – Football
· Derek Loville – Football
· Steve Wallace – Football
· Eric Davis – Football
· Larry Finch – Basketball
· Alex English – Basketball
· Alan Henderson – Basketball
· Larry Brown – Football
· Glyn Milburn – Football
· Carl Jackson – Football
· Bob Simmons – Football
· John Chaney – Basketball
· Sam Jones – Basketball
· Allan Houston – Basketball

*Chapter Invisible. Deceased Brothers.


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