(October 5, 1929 –   ) Autherine Juanita Lucy, the first Black student at the University of Alabama, was born in Shilou,Al, on October 5,1929  .  

(April 27, 1927 – January 30, 2006)   Coretta Scott King,   activist and wife of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,was born in Marion, AL, on April 27,1927.   TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS PERSON VISIT YOUR LOCAL LIBRARY.          

Al Sharpton was in Cleveland recently for the ‘Get Out The Vote’ rally. He addresses the community about how important this midterm election is to the black community.