Marc H. Morial, Mayor Carl Stokes, Congressman Louis Stokes and Henry “Hank” Thomas. Congressman James E. Clyburn, Judge Damon J. Keith, The Rev. Samuel Billy Kyles, National Newspaper Publishers Association, Eugene C. Patterson, The Rev. Albert Sampson, Rita Jackson Samuels, and Congresswoman Diane E. Watson were inducted in 2010. Other previous honorees include the Rev. Dr. C.M. Alexander; Danny J. Bakewell Sr.; Dr. Erieka Bennett; Roberto Goizueta; Cathy Hughes; Earvin “Magic” Johnson; The Links, Inc.; the Hon. Sam Massell; the Hon. Ernest N. Morial; the Rev. Al Sharpton, Congressman William L. Clay Sr. and the Rev. C. T. Vivian. Also, Dr. Maya Angelou; Sen. Edward W. Brooke; Tyrone L. Brooks Sr.; Sammy Davis Jr.; Jesse Hill Jr.; Dr. Benjamin Hooks; Herman Russell Sr.; Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker; Lerone Bennett Jr.; Tony Bennett; Marian Wright Edelman; Mayor Shirley Franklin; attorney Frankie Freeman; Joe Louis; Dr. Otis Moss Jr.; Joseph E. Boone; Rev. William Holmes Borders; Xernona Clayton; President William Clinton; Lena Horne; John E. Jacob; Rev. James Orange; the Hon. Bernard Parks; Archbishop Desmond Tutu; Stevie Wonder; Henry Aaron; Ted Turner, and many more.
“We will continue to build upon this commemorative memorial to the civil rights struggle that depicts the tireless efforts and passionate concern of these determined individuals whose footsteps appear in this Walk of Fame,” said Clayton.