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Honorees and other attendees pose for a photo at the fourth annual African American Living Legends Series program at A C Bilbrew Library, which honored black women in history. Honorees included contralto Marian Anderson, White House seamstress and housemaid Lillian Rogers Parks, civil rights activist Rosa Parks, education reformer Marnesba Tackett, singer Sarah Vaughan, <i>Los Angeles Sentinal</i> publisher Ruth Washington, and Los Angeles leader Vassie Wright. Pictured left to right in the back row are actor Debbie Allen, Los Angeles leader Marcine Shaw, Los Angeles leader Wini Jackson, County of Los Angeles Supervisor Kenneth Hahn, and Sirmello Exum. Pictured left to right in the front row are musician Cab Calloway, Vassie Wright, Lillian Rogers Parks, and Ruth Washington.