Remembering Dr. Yvonne Kennedy, 19th Past National President of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (1988-1992) and Alabama State Representative. Dr. Yvonne Kennedy departed this life on Saturday, December 8, 2012. She was born on January 8, 1945. A lifelong resident of Mobile, Alabama, Dr. Kennedy was a local, state, national and international champion for educational excellence and civil rights. Dr. Kennedy dedicated her life to fighting on behalf of all of her many constituents.
Joycelyn Elders - United States Surgeon General from September 8, 1993 to December 31, 1994; First African American, and the second woman to be appointed Surgeon General; First African American Resident Pediatrician at the University of Arkansas Medical Center