West is an artist and designer. He has sold over 33 million albums worldwide, had six consecutive No. 1 albums and seven No. 1 singles. West is among the most acclaimed artists of the decade.
Tony Award-winner and America’s favorite TV mom has graced stages and screens big and small in roles ranging from Raisin in the Sun to The Cosby Show. She's paved the way for young thespians of color.
Usher has maintained a steady run of chart-topping singles. His multi-faceted albums have earned him tons of awards, while his musical accomplishments inspire many emerging superstars.
The Director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art has an esteemed career as an educator and humanitarian through her work in academia, published works and community service.
The CEO of Virtual Instruments and Chairman of the Board of Microsoft is the leader in delivering world-class products for security, storage and systems management to a global customer base.
Kwame Simmons uses integrated and innovative technologies to help close the digital divide and revolutionize urban education in the Midwest and Washington, D.C.
Author and illustrator of The Honeybunch Kids and motivational speaker that encourages and promotes the literacy of young children.
Became the youngest elected member to the Mississippi House of Representatives and focuses his political efforts on raising up the community.