Dr. Gloria Bryant & Dr. Jimmie James, Jr.

Dr. Gloria Bryant

Dr. Gloria Hullum Bryant was a longtime educator in the Hattiesburg Public School District. She later became one of the first African American professors at USM. 

Dr. Jimmie James, Jr.

Dr. Jimmie James was an educator and musician. He is best known as “The Voice of The Sonic Boom of the South” at Jackson State University.