Six to be inducted into Oklahoma African-American Hall of Fame

Six individuals will be inducted into the Oklahoma African-American Hall of Fame during a luncheon and induction ceremony set for noon Oct. 13 at the Jim Thorpe Event Center, 4040 N Lincoln Blvd.

The 11th annual event will be hosted by the Ntu Art Association of Oklahoma. The honorees are native Oklahomans, or an Oklahoma resident of at least 10 years, who have made significant contributions to the local community or the state of Oklahoma.

The 2018 inductees Chalon Edwards Anderson, Ph.D.; the Rev. Oberia D. “Wayne” Dempsey Jr. (posthumous); Carla Hinton; Norma Lynette Noble; Alice LaDell Strong Simmons; and Horace Stevenson.

Anderson’s career in education includes 19 years as a psychology professor at the University of Central Oklahoma and another six years as a professor with…

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