Bishop C.H. Mason, found of the Memphis-based Church of God in Christ, will be included in AT&T’s 2013 African American History Calendar.
The 12-month calendar profiles Tennessee living and dead who have contributed to improving people’s lives. The calendar is distributed at no cost to middle schools across the state and other educators.
Other Memphians include civil rights leaders Vasco and Maxine Smith and Judge Bernice Donald. Here’s the list of honorees:
Arts and Entertainment – Roland Hayes
Business – McKissack & McKissack
Civil Rights – Vasco and Maxine Smith
Education – Hazel O’Leary
Education – Price Public Community Center & Swift Museum
Journalism – Callie Crossley
Medicine – André, Kevin and Keith Churchwell
Music – Bessie Smith
Politics and Government – Avon Williams Jr.
Religion – Bishop C.H. Mason
Sports – Ed Temple