Eta Chapter Black History Zoom Program

February 5, 2022

 

 

 

 

 

                                  ETA CHAPTER

                                                            FOUNDED 1927

                                                          EASTERN REGION

 

 

Margarette Galloway, Supreme Basileus

Dr. Patsy Squire, Eastern Regional Director

L’Tange Alexander, Basileus

 

Committee Members

Soror Gloria Bivins, Chairperson

Dr. Dorothea Atkins

Ronda Brown

Patricia E. Cook

Michele Gordon

Cheri M. Graham

Jarian R. Graham

Vanessa Jenkins

LaJohn Pollitt

 

 

 

                                                                 

ETA CHAPTER SORORS HAVING FUN WITH FACTUAL HISTORY OF CAMDEN, NEW JERSEY’S  FINEST…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                   CAMDEN’S HEROES AND SHEROES AND MORE…

1. DR. CARTER G. WOODSON: 

THE FOUNDER OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY

 

2. PRESIDENT BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA, II: 

FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICAN

 

3. HONORABLE RILETTA TWYNE CREAM:   

WAS AN EDUCATOR, LEGISLATOR, FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMAN TO HAVE  A  SCHOOL NAMED  AFTER  HER IN CAMDEN, NJ

*HONORABLE DANA REDD IS ALSO A PAST ELECTED AS MAYOR OF CAMDEN, NJ

 

4.  HONORABLE VIC CARSTARPHEN: 

CURRENT MAYOR OF CAMDEN, NJ, WHO WAS ALSO A MEMBER OF ETA CHAPTER'S KUDOS

 

5.  ARNOLD RAYMOND CREAM/JERSEY JOE WALCOTT: 

WAS A CHAMPION HEAVYWEIGHT BOXER , WAS THE FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN TO BE ELECTED AS SHERIFF OF CAMDEN COUNTY, NJ AND HAS A STATUE OF HIS LIKENESS IN CAMDEN, NJ

 

6.  DR. BASCOM  S. WAUGH, MD: 

WAS THE FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN PHYSICIAN AT COOPER UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL IN CAMDEN, NJ, WAS THE FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN PRESIDENT OF THE CAMDEN, COUNTY HEART ASSOCIATION AND HE WAS A FLIGHT SURGEON DURING WORLD WAR II, WHILE HE WAS A TUSKEGEE AIRMEN

* DR. CHARLES BRIMM:  WAS AN AFRICAN AMERICAN PHYSICIAN SERVING THE CITIZENS OF CAMDEN, NJ AND ABROAD

* DR. MUSTAPHA  KHAN:  WAS AN TRINIDADIAN - INDIAN AFRICAN AMERICAN PHYSICIAN SERVING THE CITIZENS OF CAMDEN, NJ AND ABROAD

* DR. CHARLES HENDERSON:  WAS AN AFRICAN AMERICAN PHYSICIAN SERVING THE CITIZENS OF CAMDEN, NJ AND ABROAD.  HE WAS THE FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN PHYSICIAN TO HAVE AN AUXILIARY AT COOPER UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL NAMED AFTER HIM

* DR. MARILYN LISA GORDON, MD:  IS AN AFRICAN AMERICAN PHYSICIAN OF CAMDEN, NJ, SERVING THE CITIZENS OF CAMDEN, NJ AND SURROUNDING AREAS. DR. GORDON IS THE SISTER OF ETA CHAPTER'S PAST BASILEUS SOROR MICHELE GORDON

 

7. HONORABLE GWENDOLYN FAISON:

WAS THE FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMAN TO BE ELECT AS MAYOR OR CAMDEN, NJ AND SHE WAS ALSO THE FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN

            WOMEN TO SERVE AS PRESIDENT OF THE CAMDEN, NJ CITY COUNCIL

 

8.  HONORABLE MELVIN RANDOLPH "RANDY" PRIMAS, JR.: 

WAS THE FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN MAYOR OF CAMDEN, NJ 

* HONORABLE DR. ARNOLD WEBSTER:  WAS  AN  EDUCATOR, CAMDEN CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION SUPERINTENDENT AND  AFRICAN AMERICAN MAYOR OF CAMDEN, NJ

 

9.  TASHA SMITH:

IS AN ACTRESS, DIRECTOR, AUTHOR AND COMEDIAN FROM CAMDEN, NJ

*KEVIN HART:  IS A COMEDIAN, ACTOR, DIRECTOR, RADIO PERSONALITY AND AUTHOR FROM PHILADELPHIA, PA

*LOLA FALANA:  IS AN ENTERTAINER WHO LIVED IN BRANCH VILLAGE OF CAMDEN, NJ 

 

10. DR. WILLIAM STILL:

WAS AN AFRICAN AMERICAN ABOLITIONIST, BUSINESSMAN, AUTHOR AND PHILANTHROPIST. HE AND HIS BROTHERS  PETER AND JAMESWERE BEST KNOWN  FOR BEING CONDUCTORS OF THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD IN THE NORTHEAST AREA OF THE USA (LAWNSIDE, NJ) HELPING SLAVES TO FREEDOM

 

11.  MILTON WAGNER, DAJUAN WAGNER AND DAJUAN WAGNER, JR.: 

ARE FATHER, SON AND GRANDSON BASKETBALL PHENOMENONS OF CAMDEN,NJ

 

Congratulations Sorors for knowing your Camden, NJ Heroes and Sheroes!

Martha Meyers ~ Lisa Johnson ~ Shirley Cooper-Fullard ~ Cheryl A. F. Shelton ~

Patricia Griffin Greenhow ~ Jacquelyn Jefferson ~ Ronda Brown ~ Debra Jordan ~

Elizabeth Williams

 

Bonus Questions!

Debra Jordan ~ Martha Meyers

 

Sorors in Full African Attire!

 

L’Tange Alexander ~ Jarian R. Graham ~ Patricia E. Cook ~ Vanessa Jenkins ~~

Patricia Griffin Greenhow ~ Shirley Cooper-Fullard

 

Sorors with African Accessories!

Ronda Brown ~ Jacquelyn Jefferson ~ Lisa Johnson ~ Martha Meyers

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"Camden's African American Heroes and Sheroes are American History"
-Soror Gloria Bivins, Eta Chapter-Camden, NJ
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