Six Inducted into Arkansas' Black Hall of Fame

OCTOBER 30, 2006 - Posted at 7:47 a.m. CDT

LITTLE ROCK (AP)  - The Arkansas Black Hall of Fame has six new members. The new inductees were recognized for their achievements Saturday at a ceremony in Little Rock.

Those honored were Oliver Baker, a Yale University professor -- the late Charles Bussey Senior, a former mayor of Little Rock -- Glenn T. Johnson, a lawyer and judge -- Emma Kelly-Rhodes, an educator -- Henry Shead, a singer, songwriter and Las Vegas performer -- and Lencola Sullivan, who wore the Miss Arkansas crown in 1980 and is a performer and international motivational speaker.

Governor Huckabee wrote a welcoming note to the honorees, saying they make all Arkansans proud regardless of race or heritage.

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