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Notable Omega Men continued

 

Bro. Earl Graves, EntrepernuerBusiness

 

• Bro. Gillard S. Glover - President, Afro-American Life Insurance Company.
• Bro. Thurman McKenzie - Co-owner of M and M Products (Sta Soft Fro).
• Bro. Otis M. Smith - General Counsel, General Motors Corporation.
• Bro. Nathaniel Bronner - Co-owner of Bronner Brothers Beauty Supplies.
• Bro. Jesse Hill - President of Atlanta Life Insurance Company.
• Bro. William Kennedy III - President of North Carolina Mutual Insurance Company.

• Bro. Earl Graves, President and CEO of Black Enterprise Magazine

 

Civil Rights


• Bro. Grant Reynolds - Played a major role in President Truman's 1948 decision to desegregate the United States Armed Forces.
• Bro. James Nabrit - Former Dean of Howard
University Law School and former president of Howard University. A leader in the training of the early Civil Rights lawyers.
• Bro. Wiley Branton - Attorney of the "Little Rock Nine" and former Dean of Howard University School of Law.
• Bro. Roy Wilkins - Long-time Executive Director of the NAACP.
• Bro. Benjamin Hooks - Succeeded Bro. Roy Wilkins as Executive Director of the NAACP, the most effective of all civil rights organizations.
• Bro. Khalid Muhammad
• Bro. Jesse Jackson
 

Education


• Bro. Benjamin E. Mays - President Emeritus of Morehouse College, writer and lecturer.
• Bro. Herman Dreer - Teacher, minister, writer, and author of The History of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., 1911-1961.

 

Politics


• Bro. Lawrence Douglas Wilder - Became Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia in 1990. He also received the Bronze Star for his military heroics in the Korean War.
• Bro. William Hastie - First Governor of the U.S.
Virgin Islands.
• Bro. George L.P. Weaver - Former U.S. Secretary of Labor.
• Bro. Vernon Jordan
• Bro. Robert C. Weaver - First African American to serve on the Presidential Cabinet when he became Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in 1966 under President Franklin Roosevelt.
• Bro. Clifford L. Alexander, Jr. - Secretary, Department of the Army.
• Bro. Rev. Jesse Jackson - Candidate for the United States Presidency in 1984 and 1988.

 

Science


• Bro. Dr. Ernest Everett Just - Internationally known biologist and professor at Howard University.
• Bro. Dr. Charles Drew - Perfected the use of blood plasma; Professor of Surgery at Howard University.
• Bro. Percy Julian - Discovered the use of foam to extinguish fires and discovered a method of producing cortisone synthetically.
• Bro. Dr. Fred Drew Gregory - Astronaut, graduate of the United States Air Force Academy (pilot).
• Bro. Dr. Ronald E. McNair - Astronaut, graduate of M.I.T., Ph.D. in Physics (civilian).

 

 

 

 

 

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