People to Know

Each of the following names is a link to a short biography, with additional resources, of someone who has made our world a better place.

  • EDNA LEWIS. Chef, teacher, cookbook author, ambassador for Southern Black cuisine. Posted 12/12/2023.
  • FLORENCE B. PRICE. African American composer working mostly during the 1930s and 1940s. Posted 9/18/2023.
  • DOLORES HUERTA. labor activist and community organizer. Posted 3/6/2023.
  • ETHEL LOIS PAYNE: Journalist. Posted 2/18/2023.
  • FANNIE LOU HAMER: Voting rights and economic rights activist. Posted 12/11/2022.