Compiled by Shawnte Passmore and Gary McCarthy at Los Angeles City Hall.
“Coretta Scott King. … [She was] a leader for women but not only that — for all mankind.”
“One of my favorite figures is pretty obscure to the average person who doesn’t study history, but his name is Isaiah Dorman and he was a scout for General George Armstrong Custer.”
Ethan Leon Robinson Sr.
“I’m going to go with Barack Hussein Obama. … He’s the most impactful African American, thus far, because he was able to go the highest office.”