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Black History Makers



This Week’s Profile:

Saginaw African Cultural Festival, the oldest ongoing Black Arts festival in the country

Meet the People Making History Here in Our Community

Evans & Browne’s Funeral Home

A profile on Evans & Browne’s Funeral, Oldest Black-Owned Funeral Home in Saginaw

Linneaus Dorman

A profile of Linneaus Dorman, prolific chemist at Dow Chemical Company

Thelma Poston

A profile on Thelma Poston, first Black woman to join Saginaw Board of...

Darvin Ham

A profile on Darvin Ham, former NBA player and current Assistant Coach (Milwaukee...

Oscar W. Baker, Sr.

A profile of Oscar W. Baker, Sr., Bay County’s first Black attorney

Horace Davis

A profile of Horace Davis, first black GM of Bay City Country Club

Harry W. Browne

A profile of community leader Harry W. Browne

Brenda Moore

A profile on Brenda Moore, Mayor of Saginaw.

Charlie Coles

A profile on college basketball coach, Charlie Coles

Julian Morris

A profile of Julian Morris, journalist & founder of The SWAG Magazine

Sgt. James D. Martin

A profile on Sgt. James D. Martin

Stevie Wonder

A profile of Saginaw-born musician/activist Stevie Wonder

Rev. Hurley Coleman, Jr.

A profile on Rev. Hurley Coleman, Jr., minister and history-making parks director.

LaMarr Woodley

A profile of former NFL player and philathropist LaMarr Woodley.  

Arthur “Big Daddy” Braggs

A profile of entertainment promoter Arthur “Big Daddy” Braggs.

Lem Tucker

A profile of Lemuel “Lem” Tucker, pioneering TV broadcaster  

Ruben Daniels

A profile of educator & community advocate Ruben Daniels  

Harry Porterfield

A profile of Saginaw-born broadcaster Harry Porterfield  


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