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Famous Omega Men

The Arts

From Left to Right:

  • Langston Hughes - The Black Poet Laureate, excelled as a poet, playwright, novelist, lyricist, and humorist.
  • Sterling Brown- Teacher, poet, writer, Professor Emeritus of Literature at Howard University, has a special foundation for folk culture and jazz music.
  • Roland Hayes- Internationally known tenor of the 1920's; sang in five different languages.
  • Max Roach - Internationally known drummer.
  • William H. "Bill" Cosby - Comedian, author, and actor.
  • William (Count) Basie- Internationally known pianist, composer, arranger, and band leader.

Not Pictured:

  • Carl Rowan - Syndicated columnist.
  • Joe Torry - Comedian, author, actor, and producer.
  • Steve Harvey - Comedian and actor.
  • Rickey Smiley - Comedian and actor.
  • Tom Joyner - Radio show host.

Athletics

From Left to Right:

  • William DeHart Hubbard - University of Michigan sprinter; first black person to represent the United States in the Olympic Games in 1924.
  • Joe Black - All-time great Brooklyn Dodger baseball pitcher. Lowest ERA in the Major Leagues in 1952.
  • Ed "Too Tall" Jones - Former Outstanding player with the Dallas Cowboys.
  • Michael Jordan - Outstanding former player with the Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards. Voted to NBA Hall of Fame in 2009.
  • Mo Vaughn - Former outstanding baseball player with the Boston Red Sox.
  • Steve McNair - Outstanding former NFL player with the Tennessee Titans and Baltimore Ravens.