Roxane Gay, lesbian author and memoirist.
Aja Brown, Compton’s youngest mayor, elected 2013.
Lou Freeman 1st black pilot for SWA, 1980.
Jeff Ballou 1st black male president of National Press Club.
John Carlos 6/5/45 runner and activist 1968 Olympics.
Stepin Fetchit 1st black actor to become a millionaire.
Stepin Fetchit 1st black actor to receive featured screen credit