Dr. Manford Byrd, Jr. (1928 – 2021)

     “On the day of HistoryMaker Dr. Manford Byrd’s funeral, we here at The HistoryMakers mourn his loss.  He was one of our staunchest advocates and supporters. It was Dr. Byrd that forged a strong working relationship between The HistoryMakers and the Boule’ Foundation, and it was he who helped guide many of our interview efforts. He was a true servant leader and during his life, he contributed so much to the African American community,” says Julieanna Richardson, President and Founder of The HistoryMakers. He passed away on January 17, 2021. […]