Marjorie Dickerson Wickliffe
was active in the Fort Wayne branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). She also helped establish the Phyllis Wheatley Center, as well as the Fort Wayne Urban League.
Corrinne Mudd Brooks
was a member of the Girls’ Work Committee at the Phyllis Wheatley Center. She also operated her husband’s mortuary, Micheaux Funeral Home, for 51 years after his death. The funeral home was the oldest African-American owned business in Fort Wayne history.
was the first female president of the Fort Wayne chapter of the NAACP. She also was active in the Fort Wayne Urban League and the Jenny Connor Civic Club, which helped provide scholarships to local black teens.